Several judges at Fourth Judicial District Court in Monroe as well as judges at local city courts secured re-election without opposition after drawing no challengers during qualifying last week for the Nov. 3 election.

The Fourth Judicial District Court includes civil and criminal cases for Ouachita and Morehouse parishes.

Fourth Judicial District Court judges securing re-election without opposition included Judge Marcus Hunter, a Democrat from Monroe; Judge Larry Jefferson, a Democrat from Monroe; Judge Alvin Sharp, a Democrat from Monroe; Judge Robert Johnson, a Democrat from Monroe; Judge Scott Leehy, a Republican from Monroe; Judge Wilson Rambo, an independent from West Monroe; Judge Stephens Winters, a Republican from Monroe; Judge Wendell Manning, a Republican from Monroe; and Judge Daniel “Danny” Ellender, a Republican from Mer Rouge.

Local city court judges also secured re-election without opposition. Those judges included West Monroe City Court Judge Jim Norris, a Republican from West Monroe; Monroe City Court Judge Tammy Lee, a Democrat from Monroe; Monroe City Court Judge Jeff Joyce, an independent from Monroe; and Monroe City Court Judge Aisha Clark, a Democrat from Monroe.

On another front, Harold McCoy, a Democrat from Monroe, who served as an interim member of the Ouachita Parish School Board, was elected without opposition to a full term on the board.

Meanwhile, Trey Vocker III, of Sterlington (no party), secured re-election to a full term on the Sterlington Town Council. Vocker has served as an interim member of the Town Council since May.

Justices of the peace who secured re-election without opposition included Ward One Justice of the Peace Stuart Parker, a Republican from Monroe; Ward Six Justice of the Peace Dorothy Heacock, an independent from Calhoun; Ward Seven Justice of the Peace Tonya Auttonberry, a Republican from West Monroe; Ward Eight Justice of the Peace Greg Sims, a Republican from West Monroe; and Ward Nine Justice of the Peace Tammi Owens, a Republican from West Monroe.

Constables for Justice of the Peace wards re-elected without opposition included Wayne Duke, an independent from Calhoun; Lynell Auttonberry, an independent from West Monroe; Wade Weems, a Republican from West Monroe; and Benji Owens, a Republican from West Monroe.

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