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BREAKING: 12-8-12 Mike Nerren Wins 26th JDC Runoff Election: 54% to 46% Over Whit Graves
Sunday, Dec 09, 2012 11:28pm
BOSSIER CITY, LA. (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: BOSSIER-WEBSTER ADA MIKE NERREN WINS 26th JDC RUNOFF ELECTION FOR UNEXPIRED TERM OF JUDGE BRUCE BOLIN 12-8-12 Applause, Smiles and high-fives abounded inside the Lucky Palace in Bossier City Saturdfay night, December 8th, as Mike Nerren claimed victory in a hotly-contested race between him and challenger Whit Graves.

In this audio podcast,Tom Pace of the "Talk of the Town" captured the sounds of Nerren's win as it was announced by the candidate just before 10pm.

As KSLA-TV12 reported, Saturday night, voters put to rest who the next judge will be for the 26th Judicial District, which covers Bossier and Webster Parishes. Meanwhile, Shreveport residents gave overwhelming approval to a 1/4% sales tax renewal which helps fund the city's police and fire departments. Click here for final results.

Bossier/Webster Assistant District Attorney Mike Nerren was chosen as the next judge for the 26th Judicial District. The evening ended with Nerren winning out over Bossier City Attorney Whit Graves with 54% of the vote. The winning margin of victory was just under 1,000 votes.

Nerren spent Saturday evening with friends and family at a Bossier City restaurant, where he also kept an eye on the results. After the election, Nerren said he was glad that he had the most votes in both Bossier and Webster Parish instead of splitting them between himself and Graves.

Just under 14,000 votes were cast in Saturday's judicial race, or 14% of the total number of voters in both parishes.

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