Qualifying for Baldwin seat begins
Qualifying begins Wednesday for the unexpired term of a Baldwin alderman.
Candidates may qualify to run for the seat Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Courts office, second floor of the parish courthouse in Franklin.
The primary election is Oct. 19 and the general election Nov. 16.
Qualifying fees are $40 for those registered as no party; $80 for registered Democrats and $70 for registered Republicans.
The town was ordered by the Louisiana Secretary of State to make an interim appointment until a special election can be held. Former alderman Tony J. Gibson was removed from the board on an elections law violation.