The following are some of the candidates and propositions on Saturday’s ballot. A full list of candidates and propositions is located on the Louisiana secretary of state’s website at geauxvote.com. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
D = Democrat
R = Republican
L = Libertarian
O = Other party
N = No party listed
Jeanerette Board of Aldermen
Zaphany ElRoy Banks, D
Clarence “C.J.” Clark, D
Parishwide Proposition 1
(Roads & Bridges)
To renew a 10-year, 4.17-mill property tax generating $7.8 million a year for building and improving roads and bridges
Parishwide Proposition 2
(Public Health, Mosquito Control & Animal Control)
To allow some of the taxes currently dedicated for public health and mosquito control to be used for animal control. The parish would levy a 10-year, 3.56-mill property tax estimated to generate $6.7 million a year for public health units, mosquito control and animal control, replacing the 2.06-mill public health tax and a 1.50-mill mosquito control tax approved by voters on July 15, 2006, and April 30, 2011, respectively.
ST. MARY PARISH
Law Enforcement Sub-District No. 1
To renew a five-year, 15-mill property tax generating $494,000 a year for additional funding for the sub-district.
Road District No. 1
To authorize the district to incur debt through a 20-year, $6.5 million bond, to be repaid with property taxes, for roads, highways and bridges.
Consolidated School District No. 2
To renew a 10-year, 12.17-mill property tax generating $2.2 million a year to provide additional support to public schools in the district.
Consolidated School District No. 3
To renew a 10-year, 12-mill property tax generating $2.26 million a year to maintain and improve public schools in the district.
Sixth Ward Special School District No. 3
To renew a 10-year, 11.75-mill property tax generating $2.8 million a year to give additional support to public schools in the district.
Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 2
To renew a 10-year, 2.5-mill property tax generating $285,000 a year.
Waterworks District No. 5
To levy a 10-year, 4.60-mill property tax expected to generate $370,000 a year.
Ward 4 Fire Protection District No. 2
To levy a 10-year, 4-mill property tax expected to generate $210,000 a year.
Sewerage District No. 8
To renew a 10-year, 6.44-mill property tax generating $303,414 a year.
Mosquito Control District No. 1
To renew a five-year, 7.19-mill property tax generating $170,000 a year.