ELECTION DAY - What's on your ballot? - FOX29 Lake Charles

ELECTION DAY - What's on your ballot?

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On Saturday, Nov. 18, voters across the state will elect a new state treasurer to fill the seat that John Kennedy vacated when he successfully ran for the U.S. Senate.

Polls opened at 7 a.m. and closed at 8 p.m. 

Click HERE to see election results.

Derrick Edwards (D) and John Schroder (R) are in the runoff. Edwards received 31 percent of the vote in the Oct. 14 general election and Schroder received 24 percent.

In Allen Parish, Joseph "Jody" Chamberlain (no party) and Michael "Freck" Slaney (R) are in a runoff for Oakdale City Marshal. Slaney received 40 percent of the vote in the Oct. 14 election and Chamberlain received 31 percent of the vote.

There are also several parish bonds and property taxes.

    BALLOTS BY PARISH

    To see specifics of what's on your ballot, visit http://geauxvote.com.

    CALCASIEU PARISH

    • School District No. 23 -- $56.3M Bond - SB - 20 Yrs.: Shall School District No. 23 of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana ("District"), incur debt and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding Fifty-Six Million, Three Hundred Thousand ($56,300,000) Dollars, in one or more series, for a period not exceeding twenty (20) years from date thereof, with interest at a rate or rates not exceeding eight (8%) percent per annum, for the purpose of acquiring and/or improving lands for buildings and playgrounds, purchasing, erecting, enlarging and/or improving school buildings and other related facilities and necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, title to which shall be in the public, which bonds shall be general obligations of the District and will be retired with, paid from and secured by ad valorem taxes estimated to be 9.10 mills for the first year, on all taxable property within the District sufficient in rate and amount to pay said bonds in principal and interest, as provided by Article VI, Section 33 of the 1974 Louisiana Constitution, as amended, and statutory authority supplemental thereto?
    • School District No. 31 -- $46M Bond - SB - 20 Yrs.: Shall School District No. 31 of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana ("District"), incur debt and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding Forty-Six Million ($46,000,000) Dollars, in one or more series, for a period not exceeding twenty (20) years from date thereof, with interest at a rate or rates not exceeding eight (8%) percent per annum, for the purpose of acquiring and/or improving lands for buildings and playgrounds, purchasing, erecting, enlarging and/or improving school buildings and other related facilities and necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, title to which shall be in the public, which bonds shall be general obligations of the District and will be retired with, paid from and secured by ad valorem taxes estimated to be 27.60 mills for the first year, on all taxable property within the District sufficient in rate and amount to pay said bonds in principal and interest, as provided by Article VI, Section 33 of the 1974 Louisiana Constitution, as amended, and statutory authority supplemental thereto?
    • School Dist. No. 33 -- $50.8M Bond - SB - 20 Yrs.: Shall School District No. 33 of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana ("District"), incur debt and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding Fifty Million, Eight Hundred Thousand ($50,800,000) Dollars, in one or more series, for a period not exceeding twenty (20) years from date thereof, with interest at a rate or rates not exceeding eight (8%) percent per annum, for the purpose of acquiring and/or improving lands for buildings and playgrounds, purchasing, erecting, enlarging and/or improving school buildings and other related facilities and necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, title to which shall be in the public, which bonds shall be general obligations of the District and will be retired with, paid from and secured by ad valorem taxes estimated to be 26.9 mills for the first year, on all taxable property within the District sufficient in rate and amount to pay said bonds in principal and interest, as provided by Article VI, Section 33 of the 1974 Louisiana Constitution, as amended, and statutory authority supplemental thereto?
    • School District No. 34 Prop. No. 1 -- $41.8M Bond - SB - 20 Yrs.: Shall School District No. 34 of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana ("District"), incur debt and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding Forty-One Million, Eight Hundred Thousand ($41,800,000) Dollars, in one or more series, for a period not exceeding twenty (20) years from date thereof, with interest at a rate or rates not exceeding eight (8%) percent per annum, for the purpose of acquiring and/or improving lands for buildings and playgrounds, purchasing, erecting, enlarging and/or improving school buildings and other related facilities and necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, title to which shall be in the public, which bonds shall be general obligations of the District and will be retired with, paid from and secured by ad valorem taxes estimated to be 7.45 mills for the first year, on all taxable property within the District sufficient in rate and amount to pay said bonds in principal and interest, as provided by Article VI, Section 33 of the 1974 Louisiana Constitution, as amended, and statutory authority supplemental thereto?
    • School District No. 34 Prop. No. 2 -- $23.1M Bond - SB - 20 Yrs.: Shall School District No. 34 of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana ("District"), incur debt and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding Twenty-Three Million, One Hundred Thousand ($23,100,000) Dollars, in one or more series, for a period not exceeding twenty (20) years from the date thereof, with interest at a rate not exceeding eight (8%) percent per annum, said bond authorized for the purpose of acquiring and/or improving lands for a Ninth (9th) Grade School Complex and playgrounds, purchasing, erecting, enlarging and/or improving school buildings and other school related facilities within and for said District, and acquiring necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, title to which shall be in the public, which said bonds shall be retired with, paid from and secured by ad valorem taxes on all taxable property within the limits of the District, sufficient in rate and amount to pay said bonds in principal and interest, with the estimated millage rate to be 4.12 mills in the first year of issue?
    • FPD No. One of Wd. Six (Bond) -- $3.8M Bond - BOC - 20 Yrs.: Shall Fire Protection District No. One of Ward Six of the Parish of Calcasieu, Louisiana, incur debt and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $3,800,000 for a period not to exceed twenty (20) years from the date thereof, with interest at a rate not exceeding 5.0% per annum, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining or operating fire protection facilities, machinery and equipment, including both real and personal property, and purchasing fire trucks and other firefighting equipment to be used in giving fire protection to the property within the District, title to which shall be in the public, which said bonds shall be retired with, paid from and secured by an ad valorem tax on all taxable property within the limits of Fire Protection District No. One of Ward Six of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, sufficient in rate and amount to pay said bonds in principal and interest, with the estimated millage rate to be 10.58 in the first year of issue?
    • FPD No. One of Wd. Six (Millage) -- 3 Mills - BOC - 10 Yrs.: Shall Fire Protection District No. One of Ward Six of the Parish of Calcasieu, Louisiana, be authorized to levy a tax of 3.00 mills on all property subject to taxation in said District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, in excess of and in addition to other taxes levied by the District, with collections from the levy of the tax estimated to be $88,538 for one entire year, for the purpose of maintaining and operating fire protection facilities, machinery and equipment, including both real and personal property, and purchasing fire trucks and other firefighting equipment to be used in giving fire protection to the property within the District, title to which shall be in the public?
    • Recreation Dist. No. One of Wd. Eight (Bond) -- $3M Bond - BOC - 20 Yrs.: Shall Recreation District No. One of Ward Eight of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, incur debt and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $3,000,000 for a period not to exceed twenty (20) years from the date thereof, with interest at a rate not exceeding six (6%) percent per annum, for the purpose of establishing, acquiring, constructing, improving, extending, maintaining and operating within the District a recreational system and facilities for the benefit of all its citizens, with all necessary equipment and installations in connection therewith, title to which shall be in the public, which said bonds shall be retired with, paid from and secured by ad valorem taxes on all taxable property within the limits of Recreation District No. One of Ward Eight of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, sufficient in rate and amount to pay said bonds in principal and interest, with the estimated millage rate to be 8.26 mills in the first year of issue?
    • Recreation Dist. No. One of Wd. Eight (Millage) -- 8.72 Mills - BOC - 10 Yrs.: Shall Recreation District No. One of Ward Eight of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, levy and collect a tax of 8.72 mills for a period of ten (10) years beginning in 2018, in excess of and in addition to other taxes levied by the District, with collections from the levy of the tax estimated to be $274,795 for one entire year, for the purpose of maintaining and operating recreational facilities, including both movable and immovable property, owned or used by the District, title to which shall be in the public?
    • Com. Ctr. & Plygrnd. Dist. No. 4 of Wd. 1 -- 5.00 Mills Renewal - BOC - 10 Yrs.: Shall Community Center and Playground District No. Four of Ward One of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, renew, levy and collect not exceeding 5.00 mills ad valorem tax on all taxable property within said District for a period not to exceed ten (10) years beginning January 1, 2018, with collections from the renewed levy estimated to be $451,557.00 for one entire year, to be used for the purpose of paying the cost of maintaining and operating public buildings, community centers including parks, playgrounds, recreation centers and libraries, together with the necessary furnishings and equipment of the District's recreational facilities and for paying the cost of constructing and improving recreational facilities of the District, constituting works of permanent public improvement, title to which shall be in the public?

    ALLEN PARISH

    • Oakdale City Marshal
      • Joseph "Jody" Chamberlain (No party)
      • Michael "Freck" Slaney (R)
    • Fire Protection Dist. No. 5 -- 13.49 Mills Continuation - BOC - 10 Yrs.: Shall Fire Protection District No. 5 of the Parish of Allen, State of Louisiana (the "District") continue to levy a special tax of thirteen and forty-nine hundredths (13.49) mills (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $130,850) on all the property subject to taxation in the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including fire trucks, for the District, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, said millage to represent a one and ninety-nine hundredths mills (1.99) increase over the 11.50 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2017 pursuant to an election held on May 5, 2007?
    • Fire Protection Dist. No. 6 -- 11.27 Mills Renewal - BOC - 10 Yrs.: Shall Fire Protection District No. 6 of the Parish of Allen, State of Louisiana (the "District") be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of eleven and twenty-seven hundredths (11.27) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $198,350 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 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for the District, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?
    • Recreation Dist. No. II -- 4.77 Mills Renewal - BOC - 10 Yrs.: Shall Recreation District No. II of the Parish of Allen, State of Louisiana (the "District"), levy a four and seventy-seven hundredths (4.77) mills tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $143,100) on all property subject to taxation in the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating recreational facilities for the District, a work of public improvement therefor?

    BEAUREGARD PARISH

    • State treasurer is only item on ballot.

    CAMERON PARISH

    • State treasurer is only item on ballot.

    JEFF DAVIS PARISH

    • PW Prop. (Cooperative Extension Service) -- 1 Mill Renewal - PJ - 10 Yrs.: Shall the Parish of Jefferson Davis, State of Louisiana (the "Parish"), levy a one (1) mill tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $214,640) on all property subject to taxation within said Parish for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of paying a portion of the cost of improving, maintaining and operating the Jefferson Davis Parish Cooperative Extension Service, which includes the County Agent and the 4-H and Home Economist?

    • PW School Board -- 10.77 Mills Renewal - SB - 10 Yrs.: Shall the Parish School Board of the Parish of Jefferson Davis, State of Louisiana, be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of ten and seventy-seven (10.77) mills (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the Tax for one entire year being $2,311,700) on all property subject to taxation in said Parish for a period of ten (10) years beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of giving additional support to the public elementary and secondary schools in said Parish as authorized and provided in Article 8, Section 13(c) Third of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974?

    • PW School Board (Sales Tax Renewal) -- 1% S&U Tax Renewal - SB - 10 Yrs.: Shall the Parish School Board of the Parish of Jefferson Davis, State of Louisiana, be authorized to continue to levy and collect a tax of one percent (1%) (the "Tax") upon sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption and storage for use or consumption, of tangible personal property and on sales of services in the Parish of Jefferson Davis, in the manner provided by State law, (an estimated $5,000,000 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 from December 1, 2017, with the proceeds of the Tax (after paying the reasonable and necessary costs and expenses of collecting and administering the Tax) to be dedicated and used to supplement other revenues available to the School Board for the payment of salaries of teachers in the public elementary and secondary schools of the Parish, including the payment of the teachers' benefits; for the payment of salaries of other personnel employed by the School Board in addition to teachers including the payment of employees' benefits; and for paying the expenses of operating and maintaining public schools?

    • PW Mosquito Abatement Dist. No. 1 -- 12 Mills Renewal - BOC - 10 Yrs.: Shall the Jefferson Davis Parish Mosquito Abatement District No. 1, State of Louisiana (the "District"), be authorized to levy a special tax of twelve (12) mills (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $2,575,700) on all the property subject to taxation within the District, for a period of ten (10) years beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of maintaining and operating the facilities and services of the District as well as improving or constructing mosquito control facilities?

    • Rd. Dist. No. 11 of Wd. 4 (Except Town of Elton) -- 11.58 Mills Renewal - PJ - 10 Yrs.: Shall Road District No. Eleven (11) of Ward Four (4) of the Parish of Jefferson Davis, Louisiana, except the Town of Elton, (the "District"), be authorized to continue to levy a tax of eleven and fifty-eight hundredths (11.58) mills (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $104,800) on all property subject to taxation within the District, for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027 for the purpose of improving and maintaining public roads within the District?

    VERNON PARISH

    • PW Prop. No. 1 (Senior Citizens) -- 1.04 Mills Continuation - PJ - 10 Yrs.: Shall the Parish of Vernon, State of Louisiana (the "Parish"), be authorized to continue to levy a one and four hundredths (1.04) mill tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of said tax for one entire year being $147,160) on all the property subject to taxation in the Parish for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of providing funds to match federal and state funds allocated to Vernon Parish for services to the elderly, including the establishment and maintenance of centers for senior citizens, said millage to represent a four hundredths of a mill (.04) increase over the 1 mill tax authorized to be levied through the year 2018 pursuant to an election held on November 4, 2008?

    • PW Prop. No. 2 (Health Unit) -- 3.23 Mills Continuation - PJ - 10 Yrs.: Shall the Parish of Vernon, State of Louisiana (the "Parish"), be authorized to continue to levy a three and twenty-three hundredths (3.23) mills tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of said tax for one entire year being $457,040) on all the property subject to taxation within the Parish for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of furnishing the Parish's portion of funds to maintain and operate the Vernon Parish Health Unit and other related public health activities and improving, maintaining and operating the Parish animal shelter, said millage to represent a twelve hundredths of a mill (.12) increase over the 3.11 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2018 pursuant to an election held on February 9, 2008?

    • Road District No. Five Prop. No. 1 -- 9.23 Mills Continuation - PJ - 10 Yrs.: Shall Road District No. Five, Vernon Parish, Louisiana (the "District"), be authorized to continue to levy a nine and twenty-three hundredths (9.23) mills tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of said tax for one entire year being $143,688) on all the property subject to taxation within the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of maintaining Parish roads and bridges within the District, said millage to represent a three and sixteen hundredths mills (3.16) increase over the 6.07 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2018 pursuant to an election held on February 9, 2008?

    • Road District No. Five Prop. No. 2 -- 3.70 Mills Continuation - PJ - 10 Yrs.: Shall Road District No. Five, Vernon Parish, Louisiana (the "District"), be authorized to continue to levy a three and seventy hundredths (3.70) mills tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of said tax for one entire year being $57,600) on all the property subject to taxation within the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028 for the purpose of constructing and improving Parish roads and bridges within the District, said millage to represent a one and twenty-seven hundredths mills (1.27) increase over the 2.43 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2018 pursuant to an election held on February 9, 2008?

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