DEMOCRAT - Mary Volentine Smith

Ms. Smith is a hairdresser from Winnsboro. In an article written in the New Orleans paper, The Times-Picayune, Ms. Smith want's to be governor so she can give Former Governor Edwin Edwards a pardon to get out of prison. Smith also said she'd like a statewide program to take care of bridges, promised to curtail drug trafficking through the ports and work on controlling gang activities across the state. She also wants to work for upgrades to the Charity Hospital system and construct a new mental hospial in Pineville.