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Kevin and Alissa McCartney, left, carry their daughter Addison, 8 weeks, while in line to vote at the Gas Utility office on Zachary-Deerford Rd.,Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Commissioners at the precinct said turnout has been consistently heavy since polls opened at 6:30 a.m.

In the Nov. 8 general election, voters will choose a new president, a new senator from Louisiana, a new Baton Rouge mayor and much more.

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Polls close at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Click here to track results live!

HERE'S A LIST OF RACES IN THE BATON ROUGE REGION

HERE'S A LIST OF STATEWIDE RACES

HERE'S A LIST OF RACES IN THE ACADIANA REGION

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MORE VOTING INFORMATION from the Secretary of State's Office


BATON ROUGE MAYOR

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Candidates answer moderator questions during a mayoral candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters on Monday at the State Archives Building.

While 12 candidates qualified in July to replace departing three-term Mayor-President Kip Holden, five candidates have emerged as the leading contenders (click each highlighted name for a candidate profile):

Rounding out the field are Beverly Amador (other party), Republican R.J. "Smokie" Bourgeois, Libertarian Rufus Craig, Republican Braylon Hyde, Democrat Greg LaFleur, Democrat Byron Sharper, Cade Williams (no party listed).


EAST BATON ROUGE METRO COUNCIL

East Baton Rouge Metro Council Districts

Click each highlighted race for an election overview; more will be added:

(Note: Chandler Loupe is uncontested in District 3 after his opponent dropped out.) 


 

U.S. SENATE 

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U.S. Senate candidates met Thursday night at LSU on coastal restoration policy. From left to right, John Fleming, R-Minden; Rob Maness, R-Madisonville; Caroline Fayard, D-New Orleans; Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette; and Foster Campbell, D-Bossier City.

While 24 candidates qualified in July to replace departing U.S. Sen. David Vitter, several candidates have emerged as the leading contenders (click each highlighted name for a candidate profile):


CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 2

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CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 3


CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 6


CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

OUR VIEWS (quick summary here):


EBR TAX PROPOSALS

OUR VIEWS: EBR faces two Nov. 8 taxes -- BREC renewal, Council on Aging


KEY ASCENSION RACES

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KEY LIVINGSTON RACES

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KEY POINTE COUPEE RACE

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KEY LAFAYETTE RACES

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Updated Sample Ballot Page One for Nov. 8, 2016, election