Sica, Madden make run-off in Mandeville Mayor's race
In Mandeville, Laure Sica and “Clay” Madden appear to be heading to a run-off to become the city’s next mayor.
According to complete but unofficial returns, Sica carried 32 percent of the vote to Madden's 29 percent. Michael Blache finished third with 12 fewer votes than Madden. Brian Henly and Chad Bordelon rounded out the field of five. Turnout was 41.4 percent.
In the Mandeville City Council races, “Rick” Danielson and Jason Zuckerman led the field of three to become council members-at-large. There were just a handful of votes between Zuckerman and third place finisher Ernest Burguieres. In a statement released Saturday night, Danielson said, "I am very excited for the opportunity to return to the City Council and I would like to thank the voters for their confidence in me," said Danielson, who also served at-large from 2012-2016. "I look forward to building strong working relationships with the new Council Members and the new Mayor to move our city forward.” Turnout in this race was 30.9 percent.
Skelly Kreller led the council member District 2 race with 59 percent of the vote. Turnout was 36 percent in this contest.
Jill Lane McGuire defeated Scott Discon with 57 percent of the vote to be elected to the Council District III seat. There was nearly 51 percent turnout in this race.