LA Sheriff’s Election Nullified Over Illegal Votes, New Election Ordered

  • A Louisiana judge has nullified the outcomes of a local sheriff’s race and mandated a runoff election following the discovery of illegal votes.
  • Retired Louisiana Supreme Court Justice E. Joseph Bleich rendered the decision on Tuesday. The case was assigned to him as the four justices on the bench had recused themselves, citing a conflict of interest.
  • The runoff election for the Caddo Parish sheriff’s contest has been scheduled for March 23, 2024.