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Acadiana election results for Nov. 18, 2017

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Results are in for Acadiana in the Nov. 18 election: 

Acadia Parish

Voters in Fire Protection District No. 2 have voted yes for the renewal of a 7.08 mills property tax.

Calcasieu Parish

Voters in School District No. 33 voted against a $50 million bond sale to pay for buildings and playgrounds, and related equipment, for schools in the district. The bonds would be paid for by property taxes. 

School District No. 31 voters approved a $46 million bond issue that would pay for buildings and playgrounds and related equipment in the district. The bonds would be paid for by property taxes. 

Voters in School District No. 23, voted against a $56 million bond issue that would pay for buildings and playgrounds and related equipment for schools in the district. The bonds would be paid for by property taxes. 

Voters in School District No. 34 voted against the two propositions on the ballot: a $41.8 million bond sale for buildings, playgrounds and equipment and a $23.1 million bond sale for the same purpose. 

Voters in the Community Center and Playground District No. Four of Ward One voted yes for the renewal of a 5-mill property tax. The tax raises about $450,000 annually and pays for the operation and maintenance of public buildings, community centers including parks, playgrounds, recreation centers and libraries in the district.

Voters in Fire Protection District No. One of Ward Six approved a $3.8 million bond sale to pay for fire protection facilities and equipment, as well as a 3-mill property tax to pay for the bonds. The tax would raise about $88,000 annually. 

Voters in Recreation District No. One of Ward Eight voted against a $3 million bond sale to pay for facilities and equipment for recreation in the district, as well as an 8.72 mill property tax to pay for the bonds. The tax would raise about $274,000 annually. 

For Iberia Parish election results, click here

Jefferson Davis Parish 

The Parishwide Mosquito Abatement District No. 1 received approval for the renewal of a 12-mill property tax that raises about $2.5 million annually to pay for mosquito abatement operations in the parish. 

A one-mill property tax that raises about $214,000 annually to support the Cooperative Extension Service was approved for renewal parish-wide. 

Voters approved two renewals for the School Board: a 10.77-mill property tax that raises about $2.3 million annually for public school operations and a one-cent sales tax that raises about $5 million annually and pays for teacher salaries and benefits, and school operations. 

Voters in Road District No. Eleven of Ward Four approved the renewal of an 11.58-mill property tax that raises about $104,000 annually and pays for road maintenance and improvement. 

For Lafayette Parish election results, click here

St. Landry Parish 

In the town of Washington, voters in District 3 elected Tanya Doucet, no party, as council member.

Voters in Road District No. 1 of Ward 3 approved a 10.19 mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the district (an estimated $270,230 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of 10 years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of constructing, improving, maintaining and operating roads.

Voters in Road District No. 12 of Ward 2 approved a 4.80 mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $233,380 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of 10 years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of constructing, improving, maintaining and operating roads.

St. Mary Parish

In the town of Franklin, voters elected Carla Bourgeois Weidenboerner, an Independent, as City Marshal.

Voters in the city of Patterson voted against the charter amendment that would give the mayor authority to appoint, suspend, demote or discipline all city employees - except police employees - without council approval. 

Voters in the city of Patterson voted against the charter amendment that would give the police chief authority to appoint, suspend, demote or discipline all police employees without council approval. 

Voters in the city of Patterson approved the charter amendment that would require the city council post its agenda, as it already is required by state law. 

Voters in the city of Patterson approved the charter amendment that would authorize the lease or sale of immovable property owned by the city. 

Voters in the Wax Lake East Drainage District approved the renewal of a 2-mill property tax that collects about $280,000 annually and pays for drainage facilities. 

Vermilion Parish

In Fire Protection District No. 7, voters approved the renewal of a 9.25 mill property tax. The tax raises about $252,000 every year and funds fire protection facilities and equipment in the district.

Voters in Pecan Island Fire Protection District No. 16 approved the renewal of a property tax, including a 2.86-mill increase, to a 12.86-mill tax that would raise about $232,000 annually. The tax pays for fire protection facilities and equipment.

Voters in Sub-Road District No. 3 of Road District No. 2 approved the renewal of a 5-mill property tax. The tax raises about $163,000 annually and pays for maintaining roads in the district. 

Rep. John Schroder was elected as state treasurer.

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