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Today last day of early voting for March 25 election

Last Modified: Saturday, March 18, 2017 8:17 AM

By Doris Maricle / American Press

Today is the last day to vote early for the March 25 election in Allen, Calcasieu and Jeff Davis parishes.

There are no elections in Beauregard, Cameron or Vernon parishes.

Voters can cast ballots 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at voter registrar offices or other designated locations.

In Calcasieu Parish, residents can vote in the parish courthouse, 1000 Ryan St., and the West Calcasieu Business Center, 500 A N. Huntington St. in Sulphur.

The Moss Bluff Library won’t be open for early voting for this election.

Voters should take a driver’s license, a Louisiana special ID or some other generally recognized picture ID. Voters without a picture ID must sign an affidavit to vote.

Ballot items by parish:


3rd Circuit Court of Appeal judge: Vanessa Waguespack Anseman; Susan Theall; and Candyce Perret.


Lake Charles mayor: Leon “Joe” Banks; Wilford Carter Sr.; Eligha Guillory Jr.; Nicholas “Nic” Hunter; Dana Carl Jackson; Chris Landry; Gary Monbelly; and Marshall Simien Jr.

Lake Charles council District A: Ron Richard; Christopher “Coach” Archinard; Cary A. Chavis; Kecee Lewis; and Mary Morris.

District B: Lashawnda Bartie; Nicole J. Moncrief; Lionel “Sarge” Taylor; Luvertha August; and Fantacee Brown.

District C: Eric Doshier; Rodney Geyen; Nadine Dunbar Gills; Priscilla Sam; and Randy L. Thibodeaux.

District F: Jerry Adams; Michael Cuba Jr.; Rick McClain; Kevin “Dexter” Naylor Sr.; Craig Marks; and Johnnie Thibodeaux.

District G: Khalid Taha and Mark Eckard.

Vinton mayor: Chad Ivery Perry and Kenneth O. Stinson.

Vinton police chief: Ricky Fox; Laura Oliver; and Michael “M. Tyler” Roach.

Vinton council (5 to be elected): Richard “Fats” Huval; Paul Patin; Patrick Vice; B.B. Loyd; Bliss Bujard; Stephanie Hardy; and Hubert “Gilly” Gaillard.


Renewal of a 10-year, one-cent sales tax for fire department maintenance and improvements, sewage facilities, and public parks and recreation. It will also supplement the cost of salaries and benefits for employees and fund bonds for capital improvement projects. The tax will generate $1 million a year.

Renewal of a 10-year, half-cent sales tax for police department operations and to fund bonds for capital improvements. It will generate $500,000 a year.

Jeff Davis

Jennings mayor: Dusty Chaisson; Jimmy Segura; Henry Guinn; Marcus O. Peterson; and Pasty Metcalf Richard.

Jennings council District E: Stevie Van Hook and Elijah W. Marceaux.

Elton alderman: Kesia Lemoine and Marilynn Broussard Granger.

Fenton alderman: Eddie Alfred Sr.; Ollie Clophus; Katherine “Kathy” Corbello; Geneva Joseph and Clarence Talbert Jr.



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