Stinson wins District Judge’s race 

Doug Stinson speaks at his victory party.

By Bonnie Culverhouse

By just after 9 p.m. Saturday, and with 120 of 121 precincts reporting, “Allie” Aiello Stahl conceded the election for 26th Judicial District Court Judge, and Doug Stinson is on his way to the bench.

In the two-parish race, with 13,607 voters, Stinson acquired 61 percent of the vote (8,362) to Stahl’s 39 percent (5,245. In Webster Parish alone, with 3,651 votes in 39 of 39 precincts, Stinson had 57 percent (2,081) to Stahl’s 43 percent (1,570).

Other elections included Evergreen Fire Protection District and Springhill Fire Protections, both of which passed handily.

Evergreen passed with 95 percent or 61 votes to 5 percent or 3 votes.

Springhill passed with 61 percent or 277 votes to 39 percent or 178.

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