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Clayton Johnson, Sr. leaves the voting booth after being among the first to vote on Election Day at Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School in the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for voters to cast ballots on a variety of contests, include the New Orleans mayor's race, the state treasurer's race and three constitutional amendments. Also, there are a number of propositions and special races on local ballots.

Click here to get a personalized ballot | More voting information from the Secretary of State's Office


ITEMS ON BALLOTS STATEWIDE

Constitutional Amendment No. 1

Exempts from property taxes materials and other property delivered to a construction site to be made part of a building or other construction.

Constitutional Amendment No. 2

Exempts from property tax the total assessed value of the homestead of an unmarried surviving spouse of a person who died while performing their duties as an emergency medical responder, technician, paramedic, volunteer firefighter, or a law enforcement or fire protection officer.

Constitutional Amendment No. 3

Dedicates any new tax on gasoline, diesel and special fuels into the Construction Subfund, which shall be used only for project delivery, construction, and maintenance of transportation and capital transit infrastructure projects and not for funding for the payment of employee wages and related benefits or employee retirement benefits.

[Our Views: We recommend 'no' on 2 of 3 constitutional amendments on Louisiana ballots Oct. 10]

State Treasurer

Angele Davis, R

Derrick Edwards, D

Terry Hughes, R

Joseph D. Little, L

Neil Riser, R

John Schroder, R

[More infoTreasurer candidates debate, offer insight into their views.]


Jefferson Parish

Councilman, District 4

Dominic Impastato, R

Daniel "Danny" Martiny, R

Parishwide 1-mill property tax renewal for MITS

Renews a 1-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, for public transportation services for the physically disadvantaged and elderly.

Parishwide 2-mill property tax renewal for public transit

Renews a 2-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, for the parish's public transportation system. 

[More info: Two public transportation millage renewals on the Jefferson ballot Oct. 14]

City of Harahan 3-mill property tax for sewerage services

Renews a 3-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2018, for operating and maintaining the city's Sewerage District No. 1 and having its boundaries coextensive with the corporate limits of the city, as created by ordinance.


Orleans Parish

Judge, 4th Circuit Court of Appeal, Div. B

Tiffany Gautier Chase, D

Tracey Flemings Davillier, D

Judge, Civil District Court, Div. J

Omar Mason, D

Edward "Ed" Morris, D

Morris Reed, D

D.Nicole Sheppard, D

Coroner

Dwight McKenna, D

Jeffrey Rouse, D

Mayor

Thomas J. Albert, Jr., D

Charles Anderson, D

Michael Bagneris, D

"Manny Chevrolet" Bruno, NP

Edward "Ed" Bruski, I

LaToya Cantrell, D

Desiree M. Charbonnet, D

Byron Stephan Cole, NP

Edward Collins, Sr., D

Brandon Dorrington, D

Troy Henry, D

Matthew Hill, NP

Derrick O'Brien Martin, NP

Frank Scurlock, D

Johnese Smith, D

Patrick Van Hoorebeek, I

Tommie A. Vassel, D

Hashim Walters, I

Council at Large, Div. 1

Joseph "Joe" Bouie, D

Kenneth Cutno, D

Helena Moreno, D

Council at Large, Div. 2

David Baird, R

Aaron "Ace" Christopher, NP

Jason Coleman, D

David Gregory Nowak, D

Jason Williams, D

Council, District A

Aylin Acikalin Maklansky, D

Joseph "Joe" Giarrusso III, D

Tilman Hardy, D

Daniel "Dan" Ring, D

"Drew" Ward, D

Toyia Washington-Kendrick, D

Council, District B

Jay H. Banks, D

Eugene Ben-Oluwole, D

Seth Bloom, D

Catherine Love, D

Timothy David Ray, D

Andre "Action Andre" Strumer, D

Council, District C

Kristin Gisleson Palmer, D

Nadine Ramsey, D

Council, District D

Jared Brossett, D

T. "Thad" Cossabone, NP

Joel Jackson, D

Council, District E

Alicia Plummer Clivens, D

Cederick Favaroth, D

James A. Gray II, D

Dawn Hebert, D

Cyndi Nguyen, D

Parishwide 1.55-mill property tax renewal for school books, materials and supplies

Renews a 1.55-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, to provide textbooks, instructional materials, library books and school supplies to the city's public schools.

Parishwide 1.55-mill property tax renewal for school discipline and dropout programs

Renews a 1.55-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, for programs designed to improve discipline and decrease dropouts in the city's public schools.

Parishwide 7.27-mill property tax renewal for school employee salaries and benefits

Renews a 7.27-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, for salaries, fringe benefits and productivity incentives for public school employees.

Seabrook neighborhood security district parcel fee

Levies a parcel fee for 4 years not to exceed $200 -- or $100 if the owner is 65 or old or a full time active duty member of the military for three consecutive years -- beginning in 2018 for security and beautification of the Seabrook neighborhood which is bounded by Filmore Avenue, Leon C. Simon Boulevard, St. Roch Avenue, and Peoples Avenue.

[More info: Orleans school taxes up for renewal in October provide for 'crucial' funding stream, OPSB says]


St. John the Baptist Parish

Parishwide 8-mill property tax renewal for schools

Levies an 8-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, for the purpose of providing additional support to public elementary and secondary schools in the parish, dedicating 1 mill to pay unfunded obligations for health benefits for retired employees, 4 mills to pay salaries and benefits of teachers and other employees, and 3 mills to implement a written plan for academic school improvements.


St. Tammany Parish

State Representative, District 77

Lisa Condrey Ward, NP

"Rob" Maness, R

Casey Revere, R

Mark Wright, R

Judge, 22nd Judicial District Court, Div. E

James W. "Jay" Adair, R

William Burris, R

Judge, 22nd Judicial District Court, Div. H

Reginald "Reggie" Laurent, R

Alan A. Zaunbrecher, R

Council, Dist. 2

"Dave" Fitzgerald, R

Joe Freeman, D

Marvin Lawson, NP

Clark Taylor, I

9.75-mill property tax renewal for Fire Protection District No. 8

Renews a 9.75-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating fire protection and emergency medical service facilities, vehicles and equipment.

9.80-mill property tax renewal for Fire Protection District No. 8

Renews a 9.80-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating fire protection and emergency medical service facilities, vehicles and equipment.

14.63-mill property tax renewal for Fire Protection District No. 8

Renews a 14.63-mill property tax for 10 years, beginning in 2019, for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating fire protection and emergency medical service facilities, vehicles and equipment.

10-mill property tax renewal for Fire Protection District No. 12

Renews a 10-mill property tax for 20 years, beginning in 2018, for fire protection facilities, equipment and rescue, and emergency medical services. 

[More info: Two St. Tammany fire districts seeking millage renewals]