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Andre Johnson pulls VOTE HERE signs from the storage unit to be added to the lot as voting machines are sorted for delivery from the BR storage warehouse for the Tuesday national and local general elections Monday November 2, 2020, in Baton Rouge, La.

Polls open at 7 a.m. for Saturday's municipal general election and close at 8 p.m. Those in line at 8 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

There are no statewide races or statewide ballot issues and only half the parishes in the Baton Rouge area have races to consider. Visit for additional information on candidates.

A list of voting locations is available at

Voters are asked to bring an ID with them to vote. Voters without an ID will be allowed to vote after filling out an affidavit.

The deadline to submit a voted absentee ballot is Friday by 4:30 p.m., not including military and overseas voters.

Party abbreviations: D-Democrat, R-Republican, I-Independent; L-Libertarian; NP-No Party.

Races and issues on the ballot in the Baton Rouge area:


Lower Texas Gravity Drainage District No. 15: $50.00 Parcel Fee for 10 years

East Baton Rouge

District Judge, 19th Judicial District Court, ES 3, Div. E

Jordan Faircloth, R

Brad Myers, R


Sales Tax District No. 24 (northeastern part of parish): permanent ½-cent sales tax for public school buildings

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Fire Protection District No. 4 (northwestern and west-central): 15-mill property tax for 20 years

St. James

School Board Proposition 1: 7-mill property tax renewal for 10 years

School Board Proposition 2: 6-mill property tax renewal for 10 years


Hammond City Court Judge

Britain Sledge, R

Erica D. Williams


Ballot issues

Garbage District No. 1: 10-mill property tax renewal for 10 years

Fire Protection District No. 1: 15-million property tax for 20 years

West Baton Rouge

2.5-mill renewal for 10 years for parish Council on Aging

2-mill renewal for 10 years for parish museum