Out of 32 applications, the Caddo Parish Commission considered 16 applicants for the job.

Jeff Everson was one of the 16 candidates being strongly consider. He’s a former member of the Shreveport City Council. Everson received strong support in the first and only round of voting. He received 7 out of 12 votes.

Arielle Clark received the other 5 votes.

This position is being filled as current clerk Todd Hopkins announced his retirement.