Larger margin of victory with second attempt in bizarre mayoral race
MARINGOUIN – Voters returned to the polls Saturday after a judge forced a new election in the runoff between the incumbent mayor of Maringouin Demi Lynn Vorise and Maurice Harris.
Voters elected Maurice Harris with 58% of the vote – 380 votes compared to 271 for Vorise.
The election was ordered re-held after Vorise challenged the November election where she lost to Harris by four votes.
Vorise was elected previously, beating Harris by one single vote in the last mayoral election.
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