Berwick elected a new mayor and council, and Patterson elected a new police chief and one new council member Tuesday. Morgan City voted in a new council member, too, filling an open seat.
The race for St. Mary Parish sheriff is headed for a Dec. 8 runoff between Interim Sheriff Scott Anslum and former Chitimacha Police Chief Blaise Smith.
Louisiana secretary of state's race moves to December runoff
By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press
Duval Arthur will be the new mayor of Berwick, while Patterson re-elected Mayor Rodney Grogan in Tuesday's primary according to complete but unofficial returns.
Incumbent Wayne Deslatte has been re-elected to the St. Mary Parish School Board from District 7, according to complete but unofficial returns Tuesday night.