BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Attorney Alfred C. Williams beats Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle for the District 61 State Representative seat.
Both camps were in high spirits as results came out. Alfred williams collected 53 percent of the vote. Marcelle received 47 percent.
Williams says that now, he'll concentrate on improving things like education, and economic development in District 61.
"We need to make sure that the small businessman in our community has an opportunity to compete for state jobs, for private sector jobs."- Alfred Williams Louisiana State Representative for District 61, said.