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Judicial Poll

Lawyers Voice Opinion on Judicial Candidates for October 14, 2017 Election

The New Orleans Bar Association polled Active members regarding their preferences for New Orleans-based judicial candidates running with opposition in the October 14, 2017 election. Each member was asked to vote for their first choice of candidates running for contested judicial seats, and 190 members voted.

Be advised that the Board of Directors does not check or verify the accuracy of any fact or assertion made by a candidate in response to the questionnaire. The results of this poll do not in any way represent an endorsement by the New Orleans Bar Association and reflect only the views of the Association’s individual members who voted. Numbers are rounded to the nearest decimal.


Louisiana Court of Appeal, 4th Circuit, 1st District, Division B

Judge Tiffany G. Chase                                               86%

Judge Tracey Flemings Davillier                                    13%

No Response                                                                 2%


Orleans Parish, Civil District Court, Division J

Omar Mason                                                                62%

Edward "Ed" Morris                                                       12%

Morris Reed                                                                   4%

D. Nicole Sheppard                                                       12%

No Response                                                                10%