Bridget Hanna, Clerk of Court for Ascension Parish, announced this week the dates for qualifying as a candidate in the special election for State Senator, 2nd Senatorial District. Qualifying will be held on March 15, 16, and 17, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Clerk’s Office located at 815 E. Worthey St., Gonzales, or 300 Houmas St., Donaldsonville.
The cost for qualifying is $600.00 for those registered as Democrat or Republican and $300.00 for all others, payable in cash, cashier’s check, or money order to the Ascension Parish Clerk of Court.
The primary election is scheduled for April 29, 2017 and the general election is scheduled for May 27, 2017. Any questions concerning this election should be directed to the Clerk’s Office at 473-9866 or 621-8400, ext. 223, or visit their website at www.ascensionclerk.com