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Judicial Poll


Lawyers Voice Opinion on Judicial Candidates for October 19, 2013 Election

The New Orleans Bar Association polled its members for their preferences for judicial candidates in the New Orleans area, and 140 members voted. Each member was asked to vote for their first choice of the candidates running for judicial office. The results of this poll do not in any way represent an endorsement by the New Orleans Bar Association and reflect the views of individual members only.

Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court, Section C

In the Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court, Section C race, Barron C. Burmaster received 24 percent of the votes, followed by Stephen Petit with 18 percent of the votes. Connie Montgomery was next with 16 percent of the votes, followed by Zoe Olivia Fleming with 11 percent of the votes. Thirty-one percent of respondents did not vote.

Orleans Parish, Magistrate Section, Criminal District Court

In the Orleans Parish, Magistrate Section, Criminal District Court race, Mark Vicknair placed first with 60 percent of the votes, followed by Harry Cantrell with 31 percent.  Morris Reed received 1 percent of the votes. Eight percent of respondents did not vote.

Orleans Parish, Traffic Court, Division D

In the Traffic Court, Division D race, Steven Jupiter won first place with 19 percent of the votes, followed by Richard Perque in second place with 18 percent. Third place is shared by Patrick A. Giraud and Clinton “Clint” Smith, Jr. who each received 14 percent of the votes. Marie A. Bookman follows with 12 percent of the votes. Next are Demetrie Ford and D. Nicole Sheppard who each earned 4 percent of the votes. Nanak Rai received 3 percent of the votes and 14 percent of respondents did not vote.

St. Bernard Parish, 34th Judicial District Court, Division B

In the 34th Judicial District Court, Division D race, Jeanne Nunez Juneau came in first place having 39 percent of the votes, followed by Kim Cooper Jones with 26 percent of the votes. 36 percent of respondents did not vote.

 

New Orleans Bar Association represents the interests of 3,100 lawyers in the New Orleans area. Numbers are rounded to the nearest decimal.