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David Camardelle, Donald Villere among local winners in Saturday elections

David Camardelle (FOX 8 Photo), Donald Villere (Source: City of Mandeville) David Camardelle (FOX 8 Photo), Donald Villere (Source: City of Mandeville)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

While much of the focus was on the Democratic and Republican Presidential Primaries in Louisiana, voters also made their selections, Saturday, in races closer to home. 

In the town of Grand Isle, David Camardelle garnered 76% of the vote over Stephen Resweber to win the Mayor's seat. Laine Landry, Sr. won the race for Chief of Police with 64% of the vote, while Norris Esponge, Jr got 16%, Frank Besson finished with 11% and "Irv" Magri got eight percent. 

The town of Independence has a new mayor as Angelo Mannino garnered 59% of the vote to defeat incumbent Michael Ragusa. In the race for Ponchatoula Police Chief, incumbent Bry Layrisson was re-elected after getting 79% of the vote, defeating Arden Wells. 

In St. Tammany Parish, Jean Pelloat has been elected the new Mayor of Madisonville, getting 71% of the vote, to defeat Mark Badeaux. Incumbent Donald Villere has been re-elected Mayor of Mandeville, finishing with 55% of the vote, defeating Rick Danielson.

You can find complete election results on the Louisiana Secretary of State's website by clicking here

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