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Shelling ran in the 2011 election for [[Louisiana House of Representatives]] District 17.  She faced Democrats [[Otis Chisley]], [[Marcus Hunter]] and [[Billye Burns]] in the primary election on October 22, 2011.  Because Louisiana uses a [[blanket primary]] system, a candidate can be declared the overall winner of the seat by garnering 50 percent +1 of the vote in the primary. However, if no candidate reaches this threshold, then a general election will take place on November 19, 2011. Burns and Hunter won the primary.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10222011/10222011_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Election Results," October 22, 2011]</ref>
 
Shelling ran in the 2011 election for [[Louisiana House of Representatives]] District 17.  She faced Democrats [[Otis Chisley]], [[Marcus Hunter]] and [[Billye Burns]] in the primary election on October 22, 2011.  Because Louisiana uses a [[blanket primary]] system, a candidate can be declared the overall winner of the seat by garnering 50 percent +1 of the vote in the primary. However, if no candidate reaches this threshold, then a general election will take place on November 19, 2011. Burns and Hunter won the primary.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10222011/10222011_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Election Results," October 22, 2011]</ref>
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|Chamber= Louisiana House of Representatives, District 17 Blanket Primary
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|party1= Democratic
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|party2= Democratic
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|party3= Democratic
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|party4= Democratic
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|winner1 = Billye Burns
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|votes1 = 2290
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|Inc1 = N
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|winner2= Marcus Hunter
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|votes2 = 1909
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|candidate3= Brenda Shelling
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|votes3 = 1253
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|candidate4= Otis Chisley
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|votes4 = 740
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Brenda Shelling
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Brenda Shelling was a 2011 Democratic candidate for District 17 of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Shelling ran in the 2011 election for Louisiana House of Representatives District 17. She faced Democrats Otis Chisley, Marcus Hunter and Billye Burns in the primary election on October 22, 2011. Because Louisiana uses a blanket primary system, a candidate can be declared the overall winner of the seat by garnering 50 percent +1 of the vote in the primary. However, if no candidate reaches this threshold, then a general election will take place on November 19, 2011. Burns and Hunter won the primary.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 17 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBillye Burns 37% 2,290
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcus Hunter 30.8% 1,909
     Democratic Brenda Shelling 20.2% 1,253
     Democratic Otis Chisley 12% 740
Total Votes 6,192

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