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Advocate file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Voters process in and vote at the East Baton Rouge Parish Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library in a recent election.


As Louisiana elections approach, deciding whom to vote for and what to vote for/against can be confusing. But we're here to help.

Election Day is Oct. 24.

First, check out this personalized sample ballot.

There are four proposed amendments to the Louisiana constitution on the statewide ballot. Here are The Advocate's positions on these amendements.

Our Views: Related to roads, transportation on Oct. 24 ballot: We say ‘no’ to Amendment 1 and ‘yes’ to Amendment 2

Our Views: On proposed amendments to Louisiana Constitution, we say 'yes' to No. 3 and 'no' to No. 4

Additionally, in East Baton Rouge only, voters will decide on renewals of three taxes for public schools, one tax for the public library and one tax for the Downtown Development District. Here are The Advocate's positions.

Our Views: Voters in East Baton Rouge should renew the local millages in the Oct. 24 election

In New Orleans, French Quarter residents will decide whether to impose an additional sales tax for increased police protection. Here's The Advocate's position.

Our Views: French Quarter tax vital to protecting entire city

The biggest item on the ballot will be the governor's race. Click here to view full coverage of the candidates, issues and more from The Advocate.