TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. — Voters in Tangipahoa Parish will decide between 17 parish races when they go to the polls Saturday.

Voting ends at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. WWL-TV will have full coverage and live election results as the votes are tallied throughout the night. Bookmark this page, and download the new WWL-TV app for updates throughout the evening.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's race tops the ballot, with incumbent Democrat Sheriff Daniel Edwards facing challenges from two Republicans: Cameron Crockett and Arden Wells.

Several parish council and Ponchatoula Council seats are also up for grabs. Ponchatoula residents will also vote for mayor and police chief. Independence voters will vote for mayor.

In any race where no candidate tops 50% of the vote, the top two vote-getters will face each other in a Nov. 16 runoff.


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The Associated Press contributed to this report.