LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) A candidate who has worked in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals as a senior law clerk, has served as a city prosecutor, and has had her own law practice has now won the runoff race for a seat on the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal.
“I’m just going to keep working hard getting out meeting as many voters as possible and visiting each of the 8 parishes as often as possible,” Candyce Perret said during the campaign.
Perret finished first in a field of three candidates in the March 25th general election. She and candidate Susan Theall, who came in second, then headed to a runoff.
Perrett will fill the spot vacated by Judge Jimmy Genovese, who was elected to the Louisiana Supreme Court last November.
She finished with 54% of the vote or 26,681 votes. Theall finished with 46% of the vote or 22,548 votes.