VILLE PLATTE, La. (KLFY) – Evangeline Parish has a new sheriff.
In unofficial results from the La. Secretary of State’s Office, with 56 precincts of 56 reporting, Charles Guillory wins with 7,426 votes (61 percent). Opponent Brian Ardoin fell short with 4,800 votes (39 percent).
Guillory will succeed Sheriff Eddie Soileau as the parish’s top law enforcement officer.
In early voting, Charles Guillory led with 2,303 votes (59 percent). Opponent Brian Ardoin trailed with 1,572 votes (41 percent). Unofficial voter turnout came in at 56.3%
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