14 candidates qualify to run for Monroe City Council, District 1 unopposed

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Over a dozen people are looking to represent the people of Monroe on the city council.

According to the Louisiana Secretary of State's website, 14 candidates have qualified to run. One of those candidates appears to be running unopposed.

The following candidates have qualified to run for Monroe City Council.

District 1
Douglas Harvey (R)

District 2
Gretchen Ezernack (R)
Jackie S. Slack (D)

District 3
Alicia "Cocoa" McCoy Calvin (D)
Juanita G. Woods (D)

District 4
Carday Marshall Sr. (D)
Jesse Smith (D)
Jesse Walker (D)
Trandon Welch (D)

District 5
Kema Dawson (D)
Chresancio "Chee-Chee" Jackson (D)
Kevin Johnson (D)
Eugene Payne Jr. (D)
Dewayne Wooten (D)

The election is April 4th, 2020.