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Election Updates: Orleans Sheriff property tax, St. Tammany millage renewal rejected

Sheriff Hutson's proposed millage is losing badly as of Saturday night.

NEW ORLEANS — Polls have closed in Saturday's election, and while no races have been called yet, some of them are starting to take shape.

Sheriff Susan A. Hutson's controversial property tax increase was overwhelmingly rejected by a 91%-9% margin with over 27,000 votes in as of 9:31 p.m. on Saturday night.

The St. Tammany Coroner's office millage renewal was rejected by voters with by a 56%-44% margin.

The race for Orleans Criminal Court Judge in Section A is razor tight as Simone Levine has a narrow 51%-49% lead with over 26,000 votes in as of 9:31 p.m. on Saturday night.

There's just over 600 votes in for the Covington Council District D race with Jimmy Inman (R) leading 61% to 39% over Cody Ludwig (R).

More votes will come in as the night progress. Check here for results as they are updated.

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