Apr 082010
 
Karen Carter Peterson

Karen Carter Peterson

Stacy Head

Stacy Head

Two Uptown-area races were decided by wide margins in the Feb. 6 election, according to secretary of state Jay Dardenne’s office.

Stacy Head won back the District B seat on the New Orleans City Council over challenger Corey Watson with 67 percent of the vote.

State Rep. Karen Carter Peterson won Louisiana Senate District 5 seat over Irma Muse Dixon with 78 percent of the vote, filling the remainder of Cheryl Gray Evans’ unexpired term.

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Dec 212009
 

Chaisson, D-Destrehan, said a special election to fill the remainder of Gray Evans term will be held Feb. 6 and a runoff, if necessary, will take place March 6 — the same dates as the New Orleans municipal elections. Qualifying will start at 8 a.m. on Dec. 28 and end at 5 p.m. Dec. 30, according to Chaisson.

via www.nola.com

Another election for Uptown voters to watch.