NEW ORLEANS—Former broadcaster Helena Moreno has won a special election runoff in District 93 of the Louisiana House of Representatives.
WWL-TV of New Orleans reports that according to unofficial results from Saturday's election, Moreno received 1,274, or 56 percent. James Perry, a housing advocate, received 1,011 votes, or 44 percent.
Moreno will represent part of Orleans Parish. She fills a seat formerly held by Karen Carter-Peterson, who's now a state senator.
Retired businessman Dalton Honore has won a special election runoff for the seat representing Louisiana House District 63. The Advocate reports that according to complete but unofficial results from the secretary of state's office, Honore received 1,631 votes, or 67 percent, on Saturday.
Metro Councilman Ulysses "Bones" Addison, received 816 votes, or 33 percent.
The District 63 seat became vacant with the death Feb. 12 of state Rep. Avon Honey. Honey's family endorsed Honore.
House District 63 covers north Baton Rouge, including Scotlandville and parts of Baker and Zachary.