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Julie Stokes wins District 79 Legislative Seat

New Orleans, La - Julie Stokes won the State Representative District 79 seat. Stokes finished Saturday's election with 56% of the vote. Jack Rizzuto, who received 33% of the vote, finished second. Allison Ben Bowler (9%) finished third, while Paul Hankins Villalobos finished fourth with 1% of the vote.

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