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  • Low Voter Turnout Expected This Weekend

    September 28, 2010 6:55 PM

    The sound of a touch the screen voting machine after a ballot is cast is kind of like Ms. Pacman the video game, but a lot of people won't be hearing it this weekend and some have never heard it. A random sample of "on the street" interviews produced these... more »
  • Early Voting Turnout in Acadiana

    September 28, 2010 10:36 AM

    Early voting for the October 2 Primary/Congressional 2nd Party Primary election is over. Here are preliminary turnout numbers from Acadia: Acadia (1461) Evangeline (2161) Iberia (1289) Jefferson Davis (789) Lafayette (2083) St. Landry (1972) St. Martin (969) St. Mary (1203) Vermilion (894)
  • 3rd District Runoff

    August 30, 2010 7:51 PM

    Congressional primaries were held Saturday, but voters in three Acadiana parishes will have to recast their ballot in October. This, after none of the three candidates got 50% of the votes in the US Representative-3rd Congressional District race. Voters in Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary were among 13... more »
  • Light Turnout Expected in Party Primaries

    August 28, 2010 4:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Some of the cS Iaigns were heated but voter interest appeared light for congressional party primaries in Louisiana. Saturday's only statewide races were for the Senate. Incumbent David Vitter was considered the front-runner in the Republican primary; his likely challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, was the leader... more »
  • Low Voter Turnout

    October 19, 2009 7:29 PM

    Parishes across Acadiana are reporting rather low voter turnouts in this weekend's special elections. "It is disappointing in a way that you know, a lot of money is spent per vote," said St. Landry Parish Registrar of Voters John Moreau On every election, Moreau estimates that anywhere from $800 to... more »

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