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New Orleans will have first female mayor, other hot races headed for second round

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

For the first time in its 300 year history, New Orleans will have a female mayor.

Out of 18 people on the ballot, the mayor's race comes down to a runoff between City Council Member LaToya Cantrell and former Municpal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet.

Both candidates are Democrats.

WATCH LIVE COVERAGE HERE.

Helena Moreno won the New Orleans City Council At-large Division 1 seat. Jason Williams defeated his opponents to keep his New Orleans City Council at-large seat.

SEE ELECTION RESULTS HERE.

Voters who need to find where their polling place is located can find out by visiting the Secretary of State’s website

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