Vanessa LaFleur is the winner of Saturday's special election for state representative in the 101st District.
State Rep. Ted James vacated the seat when he took a job in the Small Business Administration.
LaFleur had James's endorsement, and she won with 61% of the vote.
Dawn Collins, another Democrat, had 29% of the vote, and independent Terry Hebert picked up the remaining 10%.
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