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Early voting ends TODAY: What's on your ballot?

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Nov 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-28 16:20:17-05

Early voting for the December 5 election began last Friday and continues through Saturday, November 28.

Early voting was not held Thursday (Thanksgiving Day), or Friday, because that was Acadian Day.

Polls close at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Statewide, there is one proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot. It would allow people who don't live in Louisiana to serve on the state board that oversees Louisiana's colleges and universities.

Here's the full text:
Do you support an amendment to allow the governor to appoint a person who resides out-of-state to serve as an at-large member of a public postsecondary education board of supervisors? (Amends Article VIII, Sections 6(B)(1), 7(B)(1), and 7.1(B)(1))

To read the non-partisan PAR guide on that amendment, click here.

Before you head to the polls, it's a good idea to know what's on your ballot.

To view your ballot based on your address, click here.
To find the designated early voting locations in your parish, click here.

Here are the items on the ballot, by parish:

ACADIA PARISH
District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. B
Travis Broussard, Democrat
Valerie Gotch Garrett, Democrat

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. D
Royal Colbert, Democrat
Amanda Martin, Democrat

City Marshal City Court, City of Rayne
Stacy Ancelet, Independent
Alex "Joe" LaCroix, Democrat

Parishwide Proposition - 2.12 Mills Renewal - PJ - 10 Yrs.
Shall the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the "Parish"), continue to levy a two and twelve hundredths (2.12) mills tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of said tax for one entire year being $886,000), on all the property subject to taxation in the Parish for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the purpose of improving and paying the maintenance and operating expenses of the public health units of said Parish, and other related public health activities?

City of Crowley - 5% Hotel Occupancy Tax
Shall the City of Crowley, State of Louisiana, (the "City") under the provisions of Article VI, Section 22, Section 29(B) and Section 30(A) of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974 and LA R.S. 47:338.222, as amended by Act 270 of the 2020 Louisiana Legislature, levy and collect a hotel occupancy tax not to exceed Five (5%) Percent per annum perpetually, commencing on the 1st day of April, 2021, upon the paid occupancy of hotel rooms within the City of Crowley (including furnishing and providing rooms or overnight camping facilities intended and designed for dwelling, lodging or sleeping purposes) (current estimated annual amount of ($44,036.14), dedicated for the purpose of provided funds for the promotion of tourism, recreation and culture, economic development, financing (including the issuance of bonds and other forms of indebtedness), construction, maintenance and operation of the convention and conference center and related infrastructure (including the acquisition of property therefor) and to conduct and hold events, fairs and festivals for the promotion of tourism in the City of Crowley?

Egan Drainage District No. 1 - 7 Mills - Renewal
Shall the Egan Drainage District No. 1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana, (the "District"), continue to levy and collect a tax of seven (7) mills on all property subject to taxation situated in said District, (current estimated annual amount of $72,752.00), annually for a period of ten (10) years beginning with the year 2021 and ending with the year 2030 for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within and for the said District?

Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection Dist. - 1.03 Mills Renewal
Shall Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District of the Parishes of Acadia and Evangeline, State of Louisiana (the "District"), be authorized to levy a one and three hundredths (1.03) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $58,500 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating the District's fire protection facilities, including paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?

CALCASIEU PARISH
City Marshal City Court, City of Lake Charles
Jerod Abshire, Republican
Nathan Keller, Democrat

City Marshal City Court, City of Sulphur
Glenn Berry, Republican
Brandon Dever, Republican

EVANGELINE PARISH
City Marshal City Court, City of Ville Platte
Horace Johnson, No Party
Nicole Latour Snoddy, Republican

Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection Dist. - 1.03 Mills Renewal
Shall Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District of the Parishes of Acadia and Evangeline, State of Louisiana (the "District"), be authorized to levy a one and three hundredths (1.03) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $58,500 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating the District's fire protection facilities, including paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?

IBERIA PARISH
District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. H
"Alicia" Butler, Democrat
Roger P. Hamilton Jr., Independent

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. F
Natalie Broussard, Republican
Anthony "Tony" Saleme, Republican

City Marshal City Court, City of New Iberia
"Tony" Migues, Republican
Corey Porter, Democrat

Council Member at Large, City of New Iberia
Ricky Gonsoulin, Republican
David Merrill, Democrat

JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH
Aldermen Village of Fenton
Jessie Boese Jr., Democrat
Katherine M. Corbello, Republican

Marsh Bayou Gravity Drainage District - 10 Mills Renewal
Shall Marsh Bayou Gravity Drainage District of the Parish of Jefferson Davis, State of Louisiana (the "District"), continue to levy a special tax of ten (10) mills on all the property subject to taxation within the District (an estimated $16,700 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2021 and ending with the year 2030, for the purpose of the maintenance, construction and improvement of drainage works within and for the District, including the acquisition of equipment therefor?

LAFAYETTE PARISH
District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. B
Travis Broussard, Democrat
Valerie Gotch Garrett, Democrat

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. D
Royal Colbert, Democrat
Amanda Martin, Democrat

City Marshal City Court, City of Lafayette
Kip Judice, Republican
"Reggie" Thomas, No Party

City of Lafayette Prop. No. 1 of 2 - 1% S&U Tax Rededication
Shall the City of Lafayette, State of Louisiana (the "City"), having been previously authorized at elections held on May 4, 1985, November 15, 1997 and July 21, 2001, to levy a one percent (1%) sales and use tax (the "Tax") (an estimated $36,200,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the Tax for an entire year), after providing for the principal, interest and other requirements in connection with the issuance and payment of all bonds heretofore or hereafter sold and issued by the City secured by and payable from the avails or proceeds of the Tax, then be authorized to appropriate, dedicate and use the remaining revenues derived from the Tax for the capital improvement purposes and to supplement the general fund revenues of the City as set forth in the prior propositions approving the levy of the Tax; provided, however, no more than forty-five percent (45%) of the annual revenues of the Tax may be used for such general fund purposes?

City of Lafayette Prop. No. 2 of 2 - 1% S&U Tax Rededication
Shall the City of Lafayette, State of Louisiana (the "City"), having been previously authorized at elections held on May 13, 1961, November 20, 1965, March 22, 1977, and July 21, 2001, to levy a one percent (1%) sales and use tax (the "Tax") (an estimated $42,600,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the Tax for an entire year), after providing for the principal, interest and other requirements in connection with the issuance and payment of all bonds heretofore or hereafter sold and issued by the City secured by and payable from the avails or proceeds of the Tax, then be authorized to appropriate, dedicate and use the remaining revenues derived from the Tax for the capital improvement purposes and to supplement the general fund revenues of the City as set forth in the prior propositions approving the levy of the Tax; provided, however, no more than forty-five percent (45%) of the annual revenues of the Tax may be used for such general fund purposes?

ST. LANDRY PARISH
U. S. Representative 5th Congressional District
Lance Harris, Republican
Luke J. Letlow, Republican

Parishwide Proposition - 1 Mill Renewal
Shall the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana (the "Parish"), be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of one (1) mill on all property subject to taxation in the Parish (an estimated $671,400 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2021 and ending with the year 2030, for the purpose of operating and maintaining a jail facility in the Parish?

Bayou Plaquemine Gravity Drainage Dist. No. 12 - 20 Mills Renewal
Shall Bayou Plaquemine Gravity Drainage District No. 12 of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana (the "District"), renew the levy of a consolidated special tax of twenty (20) mills on all property subject to taxation within the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, having an estimated annual collection of $200,000 for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within and for said District?

ST. MARTIN PARISH
District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. H
"Alicia" Butler0, Democrat
Roger P. Hamilton Jr., Independent

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. F
Natalie Broussard, Republican
Anthony "Tony" Saleme, Republican

City Marshal City Court, City of Breaux Bridge
Chad Broussard, Democrat
"Jimmy" Dupuis, Republican

ST MARY PARISH
District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. H
"Alicia" Butler, Democrat
Roger P. Hamilton Jr., Independent

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. F
Natalie Broussard, Republican
Anthony "Tony" Saleme, Republican

Mayor City of Morgan City
Lee Dragna, Republican
Kevin J. Voisin, No Party

Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 2A - 7.30 Mills
Shall Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 2A of the Parish of St. Mary, State of Louisiana (the "District") be authorized to levy a tax of seven and thirty-hundredths (7.30) mills (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $1,300,000) on all the property subject to taxation in the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2021 and ending with the year 2030, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating gravity and forced drainage works and other flood protection improvements within and for the District?

Recreation District No. 4 - 2.24 Mills
Shall Recreation District No. 4 of the Parish of St. Mary, State of Louisiana (the "District"), levy a tax of two and twenty-four hundredths (2.24) mills (an estimated $127,800 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year) on all the property subject to taxation in the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2021 and ending with the year 2030, for the purpose of maintaining, operating and improving recreational facilities in the District?

VERMILION PARISH
District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 5, Div. C
"Tommy" Frederick, Republican
Ricky LaFleur, Republican