October 24, 2015    

Sharon Hewitt defeats Pete Schneider for Senate District 1

Sharon Hewitt, who started off with an early lead that never faltered, beat M.P. “Pete’’ Schneider for Senate District 1 with 59 percent of the vote.

Two St. Tammany Parish precincts were still outstanding at 10:57 p.m., but Hewitt, a former engineer with Shell Oil, was leading by 4,409 votes.

The district is mainly in eastern St. Tammany Parish but includes parts of St. Bernard, of Orleans and Plaquemines parishes...

 

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