Election Results

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We are proud to keep a history of our parish elections and make them available for you to view. Please go to the year below in which you wish to review. Keep in mind that these results are just for Acadia Parish.

Election Results Archive

Official Election Results for April 24, 2021

Acadia Only

Fire Protection District 7 $50 Parcel Renewal

Yes              164          71.61%

No               65            28.28%

 

Fire Protection District 7 $25 Parcel Fee

Yes              108            47.57%

No               119            52.42%

Official Election Results for November 13, 2021

Acadia Only

Constitutional Amendment No.1

“Do you support an amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for the streamlined electronic filing, electronic remittance, and the collection of sales and use taxes levied within the state by the State and Local Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Commission and to provide for the funding, duties, and responsibilities of the commission?”

Yes           1740            47.15%

No            1950            52.84%

 

Constitutional Amendment No. 2

“Do you support an amendment to lower the maximum allowable rate of individual income tax and to authorize the legislature to provide by law for a deduction for federal income taxes paid?”

Yes           1753            47.63%

No            1927            52.36%

 

Constitutional Amendment No. 3

“Do you support an amendment to allow levee districts created after January 1, 2006, and before October 9, 2021, whose electors approve the amendment to levy an annual tax not to exceed five mills for the purpose of constructing and maintaining levees, levee drainage, flood protection, and hurricane flood protection?”

Yes           1020            27.92%

No            2633            72.07%

 

Constitutional Amendment No. 4

“Do you support an amendment to increase the amount of allowable deficit reductions to statutory dedications and constitutionally protected funds from five percent to ten percent?”

Yes          700              19.12%

No           2960            80.87%

 

Fire Protection District No. 1 Prop, No. 1 of 2 — 4.83 Mills Renewal – 10 Years

Shall Fire Protection District No. 1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), continue to levy a special tax of four and eighty-three hundredths (4.83) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $54,500 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for the District, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?

Yes         100               58.47%

No          71                  41.52%

 

Fire Protection District No. 1 Prop. No. 2 of 2 — 3 Mills Renewal – 10 Years

Shall Fire Protection District No. 1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), continue to levy a three (3) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $33,800 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2023 and ending with the year 2032, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for the District, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?

Yes        105               61.04%

No         67                38.95

 

Official Election Results for December 11, 2021

Acadia Only

Proposition – Millage Renewal

Parishwide

Shall the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the”Parish”), continue to levy a three and eighteen hundredths (3.18) mills tax on all property subject to taxation within the Parish (an estimated $1,370,000 resonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the purpose of constructing and maintaining roads and bridges in the Parish?

Yes       952      64.36%

No        527      35.63%

 

Proposition – Tax Renewal

City of Eunice

Shall the City of Eunice, State of Louisiana (the “City”), continue to levy a special tax of five (5) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the City (an estimated $338,314 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from they levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the purpose of maintaining and keeping in repair the streets in said City?

Yes       16        80.00%

No        4          20.00%

Official Results for the July 11, 2020 Election

Acadia Only

Presidential Nominee Democratic Party – Turnout 3.93%

Joseph R. Biden                        1016                               67.73%

Bernard “Bernie Sanders          103                                6.58%

Andrew Yang                                 70                                6.58%

Michael R. Bloomberg                 56                                3.57%

Michael Bennet                             52                                3.32%

Elizabeth Warren                          47                                3.00%

Amy Klobuchar                              34                                2.17%

“Pete” Buttigieg                             32                               2.04%

Tulsi Gabbard                                  26                               1.66%

Steve Burke                                      21                                1.34%

John K. Delaney                              19                                 1.21%

“Tom” Steyer                                     17                                1.08%

“Robby” Wells                                   15                               0.95%

Deval Patrick                                     13                               0.83%

DSCC Member 41st Rep Office “A” – Turnout 1.86%

Jean Menard                                   166                              57.04%

Cinderella Ware Hayes                  125                              42.95%

Presidential Nominee – Republican Party – Turnout 6.22%

Donald J. Trump                          2444                             98.66%

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente          12                              0.48%

Matthew John Matern                       9                              0.36%

Bill Weld                                                8                               0.32%

“Bob” Ely                                               4                                0.16%

Official Results for the August 15, 2020 Election

Acadia Only

Estherwood Sale of Gas Utility – Turnout 18.01%

Yes                                                          89                          100.00%

No                                                           0                                0.00%

4th Ward Drainage District 6.32 Mill Renewal – Turnout 0.84%

Yes                                                          23                               62.16%

No                                                           14                               37.83%

Acadia-St. Landry Hospital 10 Mills – Turnout 15.94%

Yes                                                        861                               69.77%

No                                                         373                               30.22%

Official Results for the November 3, 2020 Election

Acadia Only

Presiential Electors – Turnout 71.48%

Donald Trump – Michael Pence                                        22596                                  79.49%

Joe Biden – Kamala Harris                                                  5443                                      19.14%

Jo Jorgensen – Jeremy Cohen                                              241                                       0.84%

Kayne West – Michelle Tidball                                                45                                       0.15%

Brian Carroll – Amar Patel                                                       25                                        0.08%

Jade Simmons – Claudeliah Roze                                          18                                        0.06%

Don Blankenship – William Mohr                                          16                                        0.05%

President Boddie – Eric Stoneham                                       12                                         0.04%

Tom Hoefling – Andy Prior                                                       8                                         0.02%

Bill Hammons – Eric Bodenstab                                             8                                         0.02%

Brock Pierce – Karla Ballard                                                    6                                          0.02%

Gloria La Riva – Sunil Freeman                                               4                                           0.01%

Alyson Kennedy – Malcolm Jarrett                                        3                                           0.01%

U.S. Senator – Turnout 69.15%

“Bill” Cassidy                                                                        21640                                        78.69%

Adrian Perkins                                                                      2243                                            8.15%

Derrick “Champ” Edwards                                                 1499                                            5.45%

Dustin Murphy                                                                        572                                           2.08%

Antoine Pierce                                                                        285                                             1.03%

David Drew Knight                                                                260                                            0.94%

John Paul Bourgeois                                                             239                                            0.86%

Beryl Billiot                                                                               224                                            0.81%

Aaron C. Sigler                                                                          112                                             0.40%

“Xan” John                                                                                 94                                             0.34%

Peter Wenstrup                                                                        89                                             0.32%

Melinda Mary Price                                                                  82                                             0.29%

Reno Jean Daret III                                                                  62                                              0.22%

Jamar Montgomery                                                                 51                                               0.18%

M.V. “Vinny” Mendoza                                                              47                                              0.17%

U.S. 3rd Congressional District – Turnout 68.81%

Clay Higgins                                                                          21843                                          79.83%     

Braylon Harris                                                                         3090                                           11.29%

“Rob” Anderson                                                                       1915                                            6.99%

Brandon Leleux                                                                        513                                              1.87%

15th JDC Judge ES1 Division B – Turnout 47.98%

Travis Broussard                                                                     602                                             42.78%

Valerie Gotch Garrett                                                             562                                             39.94%

Shytishia “Sam” Flugence                                                    243                                               17.27%

15th JDC Judge ES1 Division D – Turnout 47.88%

Royal Colbert                                                                           597                                              42.52%

Amanda Martin                                                                       534                                              38.03%

Dwazendra “Dwa” Smith                                                       273                                               19.44%

15th JDC Judge ES4 Division A – Turnout 60.33%

Scott J. Privat                                                                         15064                                             62.78%

Michael H. Landry                                                                  8928                                              37.21%

15th JDC District Attorney – Turnout 64.54%

Donald “Don” Landry                                                            17419                                             67.86%

Daniel “Danny” Landry                                                          8247                                              32.13%

Eunie City Marshal – Turnout 13.03%

Terry J. Darbonne                                                                       111                                                69.81%

Marcus Bergeron                                                                        44                                               27.67%

Gerald Watley                                                                                4                                                   2.51%

Rayne City Marshall – Turnout 58.32%

Stacy Ancelet                                                                            1832                                               31.59%

Alex “Joe” Lacroix                                                                     1250                                               21.55%

Jamie Conques                                                                          1126                                               19.41%

Bradford “Brad” Ware                                                                991                                               17.08%

Danny Lee Burleigh                                                                  600                                               10.34%

Constable Justice of the Peace Ward 2 – Turnout 40.99%

James C. “June” Meche                                                            1585                                              58.37%

Donald Borges                                                                            1130                                               41.62%

Basile Adlerman Distric 2 Special – Turnout 0.95%

Carmen Cortez                                                                                6                                               58.37%

Herbert “Ripp” Rippeon                                                                0                                                 0.00%

Constitutional Amendment 1 – Turnout 68.45%

“Do you support an amendment declaring that, to protect human life, a right to abortion and the funding of abortion shall not be found in the Louisiana Constitution?”

Yes                                                                                               22145                                                81.35%

No                                                                                                 5076                                                18.64%

Constitutional Amendment 2- Turnout 66.21%

“Do you support an amendment to permit the presence or production of oil or gas to be included in the methodology used to determine the fair market value of an oil or gas well for the purpose of property assessment?”

Yes                                                                                               12774                                                48.51%

No                                                                                                13555                                                51.48%

Constitutional Amendment 3- Turnout 65.88%

“Do you support an amendment to allow for the use of the Budget Stabilization Fund, also known as the Rainy Day Fund, for state costs associated with a disaster declared by the federal government?”

Yes                                                                                               11071                                                42.25%

No                                                                                                15128                                                57.74%

Constitutional Amendment 4 – Turnout 64.79%

“Do you Support an amendment to limit the growth of the expenditure limit for the state general fund and dedicated funds and to remove the calculation of its growth factor from the constitution?”

Yes                                                                                               11849                                                45.99%

No                                                                                                 13915                                                54.00%

Constitutional Amendment 5 – 64.96%

“Do you support an amendment to authorize local governments to enter into cooperative endeavor ad valorem tax execmption agreements with new or expandingmanufacturing establishments for payments in lieu of taxes?”

Yes                                                                                               9746                                                37.72%

No                                                                                              16086                                                62.27%

Constitutional Amendment 6 – Turnout 65.35%

“Do you supprt an amendment to increase the maximum amount of income a person may receive and still qualify for the special assessment level for residential property receiving the homestead exemption?”

Yes                                                                                                15256                                                58.70%

No                                                                                                 10733                                                41.29%

Constitutional Amendment 7- Turnout 65.37%

“Do you support an amendment to create the Louisiana Unclaimed Property Permanent Trust Fund to preserve the money that remains unclaiemd by its owner or owners?”

Yes                                                                                                15833                                                60.90%

No                                                                                                 10162                                                 39.09%

Proposition- Turnout 65.20%

“Shall sports wagering activities and operations be permitted in the parish?”

Yes                                                                                               15954                                                61.53%

No                                                                                                 9974                                                38.46%

Bayou Mallet Gravel Drainage 5.04 Mill – Turnout 44.94%

Yes                                                                                               1273                                                67.60%

No                                                                                                  610                                                32.39%

Official Results for the December 5, 2020 Election

Acadia Only

15th JDC Judge ES 1 Division B – Turnout 21.89%

Valerie Gotch Garrett                                                               381                                                 59.34%                                                                

Travis Broussard                                                                        261                                                 40.65%

15th JDC Judge ES 1 Division D – Turnout 22.23%

Royal Colbert                                                                            406                                                 62.26%

Amanda Martin                                                                        246                                                 37.73%

Rayne City Marshall – Turnout 20.30%

Stacey Ancelet                                                                         1212                                                 60.02%

Alex “Joe” Lacroix                                                                     807                                                 39.97%

Constitutional Amendment 1 Allows Out of State Resident on – Turnout 10.97%

Yes                                                                                               575                                                   13.18%

No                                                                                              3787                                                  86.81%

2.12 Mill Renew on Health Related – Turnout 10.88%

Yes                                                                                            2244                                                   51.82%

No                                                                                             2086                                                   48.17%

Crowley 5% Hotel Occupancy Tax – Turnout 6.03%

Yes                                                                                               381                                                   60.00%

No                                                                                               254                                                   40.00%

Egan Drain District #1 – 7 Mill Renewal – Turnout 3.15%

Yes                                                                                               82                                                    70.08%

No                                                                                                35                                                      29.91%

Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District #1 Renewal – Turnout 5.52%

Yes                                                                                               65                                                     86.66%

No                                                                                                10                                                       13.33%

Official Election Results for May 4, 2019

 

City of Eunice Proposition (Sales Tax)

Summary: Shall the City of Eunice, State of Louisiana (the “City”), be authorized to levy and collect an additional one-quarter percent tax (.25%) (the “Tax”) upon the sale at retail, use, lease or rental, consumption, and storage for use or consumption of tangible personal property, and on sales of services In the City, all as defined by law, ($640,000 expected at this time to be collected from levy of the Tax for an entire year) beginning July 1, 2019, and to run in perpetuity, with the proceeds of the Tax (after paying the resonable and necessary costs and expenses of collecting an dadministering the Tax) to be dedicated and used to fund public safety salaries and related compensation?

Yes              21             77.77%

No                6             22.23%

 

First Ward Drainage District Proposition (Millage Renewal)

Summary: Shall First Ward Drainage District of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy a special tax of eight (8) mills on all the property subject to taxation within the District (an estimated $416,000 resonably expeted at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2021 an ending with the year 2030, for the purpose of maintenance, construction and improvement of drainage works within and for the District, including the acquisition of equipment therefor?

Yes              247            76.00%

No                 78            24.00%

     Official Results for the October 12, 2019 Election

GOVERNOR

Parishwide

Ralph Abraham (R)                                                                7960                                                44.05%

Oscar “Omar” Dantzier (D)                                                       99                                                   0.54%                                                                

Jon Bel Edwards (D)                                                              4492                                                 24.85%

Gary Landrieu (I)                                                                         77                                                   0.42%

Patrick “Live Wire” Landry (R)                                                109                                                   0.60%

“Eddie” Rispone (R)                                                                 5333                                                  29.51%

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Parishwide

Willie Jones (D)                                                                        2814                                                   16.01%

William “Billy” Nungesser (R)                                             14764                                                  83.99%

SECRETARY OF STATE

Parishwide

Kyle Ardoin (R)                                                                       9889                                                    56.53%

“Gwen” Collins-Greenup (D)                                                 2811                                                    16.06%

Thomas J. Kennedy, III (R)                                                   3709                                                     21.19%

Amanda “Jennings” Smith (R)                                            1087                                                     6.22%

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Parishwide

“Ike” Jackson, Jr. (D)                                                               2761                                                    15.66%

“Jeff” Landry (R)                                                                    14859                                                  84.34%

TREASURER

Parishwide

Derek Edwards (D)                                                                  3191                                                    18.38%

Teresa Kenny (NP)                                                                    635                                                      3.66%

John M. Schroder (R)                                                            13528                                                   77.96%

COMMISSION OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

Parishwide

Marguerite Green (D)                                                             1399                                                      7.99%

“Charlie” Greer (D)                                                                    883                                                      5.05%

Michael G. “Mike” Strain (R)                                                10624                                                    60.70%

Peter Williams (D)                                                                    686                                                       3.92%

Bradley Zaunbrecher (R)                                                      3908                                                     22.34%

COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE

Parishwide

James J. “Jim” Donelon (R)                                                  9852                                                      58.91%

“Tim” Temple (R)                                                                     6869                                                      41.09%

STATE BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION – DISTRICT 7

Parishwide

Holly Franks Boffy (R)                                                           11059                                                       65.47%

Timala “Timmie” Melancon (I)                                             5833                                                       34.53%

STATE ENATOR – 25TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT

25th District Only

Mark Abraham (R)                                                                 4246                                                       45.79%  

Kevin M. Berken (R)                                                                3210                                                       34.62%

John E. “Johnny” Guinn (R)                                                   1816                                                        19.58%

STATE SENATOR – 26TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT

26th District Only

Jerry Gaspard (D)                                                                    1305                                                        21.91%

“Bob” Hensgens (R)                                                               4649                                                      78.09%

STATE SENATOR – 28TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT

28th District Only

Heather Cloud (R)                                                                   1789                                                       91.08%

Robert Johnson (D)                                                                   117                                                         5.95%

H. Bernard LeBas (D)                                                                 58                                                         2.95%

CLERK OF COURT

Parishwide

Robert T. “Robby” Barousse                                              10778                                                        62.29%

Emily Stoma                                                                           6545                                                        37.78%

POLICE JUROR – DISTRICT 1

District 1 Only

Walter Andrus (D)                                                                  834                                                          51.65%

Peter J. Joseph (D)                                                                  781                                                          48.35%

POLICE JUROR – DISTRICT 2

District 2 Only

“Ronnie” Fabacher (R)                                                        1302                                                            44.18%

Jeffery “Red Dog” Morgan (R)                                          1645                                                             55.81%

POLICE JUROR – DISTRICT 3

District 3 Only

Chance Henry (R)                                                                 1334                                                              67.61%

Homer Scheufens (I)                                                             639                                                              32.39%

POLICE JUROR – DISTRICT 3

District 4 Only

Grant Clark (NP)                                                                      99                                                                 5.48%

Aaron C. Cutrer, Jr. (D)                                                         282                                                                 15.61%

Gordon Ray “G-Ray” Morgan (R)                                      1075                                                                59.52%

Chester Pommier (D)                                                           350                                                                19.37%

POLICE JUROR – DISTRICT 5

District 5 Only

James “J” Ancelet (D)                                                          890                                                               46.30%

Jimmie Pellerin (D)                                                             1032                                                                53.70%

POLICE JUROR – DISTRICT 6

District 6 Only

A.J. Credeur (R)                                                                   1283                                                                  56.47%

Richard Faul (D)                                                                   989                                                                  43.53%

POLICE JUROR – DISTRICT 7

District 7 Only

“Pat” Daigle (R)                                                                   1286                                                                   52.08%

David Savoy (R)                                                                   1183                                                                    47.92%

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 1

Do you support an amendment to exempt raw materials, goods, commodities, personal property, and other articles stored in public and private warehouses and destined for the Outer Continental Shelf from ad valorem taxes?

Yes                                                                                         8168                                                                   49.86%

No                                                                                           8211                                                                     51.14%

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 2

Do you support an amendment to provide for appropriations from the Education Excelence Fund for the Louisiana Educational Television Authority, Thrive Academy, and laboratory schools operated by the public post-secondary education institutions?

Yes                                                                                         6076                                                                   37.30%

No                                                                                          10212                                                                  62.70%

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 3

Do you support an amendment to protect taxpayers by requiring a complete remedy in law for the prompt recovery of any unconstitutional tax paid and to allow the jurisdiction of the Board of Tax Appeals to extend to matters related to the constitutionality of taxes?

Yes                                                                                         7492                                                                   46.02%

No                                                                                          8789                                                                   53.98%

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 4

Do you support an amendment to allow the City of New Orleans to exempt property within Orleans Parish form all or part of ad valorem taxes that owuld otherwise be due for the purpose of promoting affordable housing?

Yes                                                                                         3817                                                                   23.46%

No                                                                                        12457                                                                   76.54%

BAYOU MALLET GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT PROPOSITION (Tax Renewal)

Shall Bayou Mallet Gravity Drainage District of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to levy a special tax of five and four hundredths (5.05) mills tax (the estimated amount resonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $370,500) on all property subject to taxation within the District, for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2020 and ending with the year 2029, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and/or  operating gravity drainage works within and for the District?

Yes                                                                                           537                                                                   47.95%

No                                                                                            583                                                                   52.05%

Official Results for the November 16, 2019 Election

GOVERNOR

Parishwide

“Eddie” Rispone (R)                                                         14189                                                                     71.86%

John Bel Edwards (D)                                                      5555                                                                      28.14%

SECRETARY OF STATE

Parishwide

Kyle Ardoin (R)                                                                  15179                                                                     79.42%

“Gwen”Collins-Greenup (D)                                            3935                                                                     20.58%

PARISHWIDE PROPOSITION (Renewal)

Shall the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “Parish), be authorized to levey a two and twelve hundreths (2.12) mills tax (the “Tax”) (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of said tax for one entire year bring $818,000), on all the property subject to taxation in the Parish for a period of ten(10) years, beginning with the year 2020 and ending with the year 2029, for the purpose of (1) constructing, improving, maintaining, and operating the Parish’s Cooperative Extension Service Building (also known as the LSU Ag Center) and (ii)constructing improvements to and maintaining and operating the Parish’s Multi-purpose Building and Arena (also known as the Acadia Parish Rice Arena), provided however, that at least 40% of the annual Tax proceeds shall be budgeted for said purpose?

Yes                                                                                        10549                                                                   58.29%

No                                                                                            7549                                                                   41.71%

CITY OF CROWLEY PROPOSITION #1 (Fire & Police Personnell Salary Tax Renewal)

Shall the city of Crowley, State of Louisiana, (the “City”) under the provisions of Article VI, Section 22, Section 27 (B), Section 30 (A) and Section 32 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, continue to levy and collect a Five (5) Mill Tax on all property subject to taxation situated within the said City (current estimated annual amount of $382,847.58), annually for a period of ten (10) years, commencing with the year 2020 and ending in the year 2029, one-half (1/2) of the avails of which shall be for the purposes of and dedicated to the payment of salaries of the personnel of the Fire Department of said cith and one-half (1/2) of the avils of which shall be for the purpose of and dedicated to the payment of salaries of the personnel of the Police Department of said City?

Yes                                                                                         2456                                                                   69.12%

No                                                                                           1097                                                                  30.88%

CITY OF CROWLEY PROPOSITION #2 ( Street Maintenance Tax Renewal)

Shall the City of Crowley, State of Louisiana, (the “City”) under the provisions of Article VI, Section 22, Section 27(B), Section 30 (A) and Section 32 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, continue to levy and collect at Five (5) Mill Tax on all property subject to taxation situated within the siad City (current estimated annual amount of $382,847.58, annually for a period of ten (10) years, commencing with the year 2021 and ending in the year 2030 for the purpose of constructing and maintaining streets, roads, highways and avenues is the said City?

Yes                                                                                         2392                                                                   67.76%

No                                                                                           1138                                                                   32.24%

CITY OF CROWLEY PROPOSITION #3 (Public Building & Drainage Maintenance Tax Renewal)

Shall the City of Crowley, State of Louisiana, (the “City”) under the provisions of Article VI, Section 22, Section 27(B), Section 30(A) and Section 32 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, continue to levy and collect a Five (5) Mill Tax on all property subject to taxation situated within the said City (current estimated annual amount of $382,847.58), annually for a period of ten (10) years, commencing with the year 2021 and ending in the year 2030 for the purpose of maintaining public buildings, constructing and maintaining bridges and maintaining public grounds, public parks and the drainage sstem in teh said City?

Yes                                                                                         2383                                                                   67.77%

No                                                                                           1133                                                                    32.23%

CITY OF CROWLEY PROPOSITION #4 (Cemetery Maintenance Tax Renewal)

Shall the City of Crowley, State of Louisiana, (the “City”) under the provisions of Article VI, Section 22, Section 27(B), Section 30(A) and Section 32 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, continue to levy and collect a Three-Fourths (3/4) Mill Tax on all property subject to taxation situated within the said City (current estimated annual amount of $57,444.38), annually for a period of ten (10) years, commencing with the year 2021 and ending in the year 2030 for the purpose of maintaining cemeteries titled in the name of the said City?

Yes                                                                                         2334                                                                   66.41%

No                                                                                           1181                                                                    33.59%

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #6 PROPOSITION (Tax Renewal)

Shall Fire Protection District No. 6 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy ten (10) mills tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $426,000) on all the property subject to taxation in the District for a period of Ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2020 and ending in the year 2029, for the purpose of constructing, acquiring, improving, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment in the District and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protectino purposes?

Yes                                                                                         564                                                                    75.20%

No                                                                                           186                                                                    24.80%

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #9 PROPOSITION (Tax Renewal)

Shall Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy ten (10) mills tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $426,000) on all the property subject to taxation in the District for a period of Ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2020 and ending in the year 2029, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in the District, including fire trucks, and paing the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?

Yes                                                                                         2359                                                                    7192%

No                                                                                            921                                                                   28.08%

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #10 PROPOSITION (New Parcel Fee)

Shall Fire Protection District No. 10 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy and collect annually for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2020, an additional fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) on each lot, subdivided portion of ground or individual tract upon which is located, wither in whole or in part, a residential or commercial structure, regardless of the structure’s being occupied or unoccupied, ($138,850.01 is expected at this time to be collecte from the levy of the parcel fee for an entire year) for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, the salaries of firemen and all purposes incidental thereto, and shall the District be further authorized to fund the proceeds of said parcel fee into bonds to pay the costs of capital improvements, said bonds to be issued from time to time in the manner provided by law, including, but not limited to, Section 1505 of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statues of 1950, as amended?

Yes                                                                                         1034                                                                    52.16%

No                                                                                           948                                                                   47.84%

IOTA-LONG POINT GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT PROPOSITION (Tax Renewal)

Shall Iota-Long Point Gravity Drainage District of the Parish of Acadia, Louisiana (the “District”, be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of five (5) mills (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $70,500) on all the property subject to taxation within the District, for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2020 and ending with the year 2029, for the purpose of improving, maintaining and operatin gthe drainage system within the District?

Yes                                                                                         832                                                                     69.56%

No                                                                                          364                                                                    30.44%

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT #1 – PROHIBIT FELON FROM PUBLIC OFFICE

Acadia Only

Do you support an amendment to prohibit a convicted felon from seeking or holding public office or appointment within five years of completion of his sentece unless he is pardoned?

Yes                                                                                       15036                                                                     76.11%

No                                                                                          4719                                                                    23.89%

Official Election Results for March 24, 2018

 

Fire Protection District #3 Proposition – (Parcel Fee Renewal)

Summary: Shall Fire Protection District No. 3 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy and collect an annual parcel fee of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the parcel fee for one entire year being $26,000) on each lot, subdivision portion of ground or individual tract in the District upon which is located, either in whole or in part, a residential or commercial structure, whether occupied or unoccupied, for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, and all purposes incidental thereto?

Yes                                                                                        83                                                                           89.24%

No                                                                                         10                                                                             10.76%

Fire Protection District #3 Proposition – (Millage Continuation)

Summary: Shall Fire Protection District No. 3 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of six and thirty hundredths (6.30) mills (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of the tax for one entire year being $269,000) on all the property subject to taxation in the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, and all purposes incidental thereto, said millage to represent a one and seventeen hundredths mills (1.17) increase over the 5.13 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2018 pursuant to an election held on July 19, 2008?

Yes                                                                                        79                                                                           85.86%

No                                                                                          13                                                                             14.14%

Town of Duson Proposition – (New Sales Tax)

Summary: Shall the Town of Duson, State of Louisiana (the “Town”), under the provisions of Act No. 175 of the 2017 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature (the “Act”), and other constitutional and statutory authority, be authorized to levy and collect an additional one percent (1%) (the “Tax”) ($300,000 is expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the Tax for an entire year) upon the sale at retail, use, lease or rental, consumption, and storage for use or consumption, of tangible personal property and on sales of services in the Town, all as defined by law, beginning October 1, 2018 and run in perpetuity, with the proceeds of the Tax (after paying the reasonable and necessary costs and expense of collecting and administering the tax), to be dedicated and used to fund infrastructure and repairs of roads in the Town of Duson as set forth in the Act and authorized to fund the proceeds of the Tax into bonds to be  issued from time to time for such purposes to the extent and in the manner permitted by the laws of Louisiana?

Yes                                                                                        0                                                                              0.00%

No                                                                                         0                                                                               0.00%

Official Election Results for April 28, 2018

 

Fire Protection District #4 Proposition – (Parcel Fee Renewal)

Summary: Shall Fire Protection District No. 4 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of eight and seven hundredths (8.07) mills (an estimated $649,635 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year) on all the property subject to taxation in the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for said District, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?

Yes                                                                                        94                                                                           81.03%

No                                                                                         22                                                                            18.97%

  Official Results for the November 6, 2018 Election

LOUISIANA SECRETARY OF STATE

Acadia Only

Kyle Ardoin (R)                                                              6465                                                                          32.24%

Heather Cloud (R)                                                          1615                                                                            8.05%

“Gwen” Collins – Greenup (D)                                     1835                                                                              9.15%

A.G. Crowe (R)                                                                  732                                                                             3.65%

“Rick” Edmunds (R)                                                     2602                                                                            12.98%

Renee Fontenot Free (D)                                             2116                                                                            10.55%

Thomas J. Kennedy, III                                                 2814                                                                            14.03%

Matthew Paul “Matt” Moreau (NP)                             325                                                                               1.62%

Julie Stokes (R)                                                              1549                                                                               7.72%

3rd CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT U.S. REPRESENTATIVE

Acadia Only

“Rob” Anderson (D)                                                    6465                                                                             32.24%

Aaron J. Andrus (L)                                                       207                                                                                 1.01%

“Josh” Guillory (D)                                                       2895                                                                               14.18%

Clay Higgins (R)                                                          13481                                                                              66.05%

Mildred “Mimi” Methvin (D)                                       1743                                                                                8.54%

Larry Rader (D)                                                               768                                                                                3.76%

Verone Thomas (D)                                                       420                                                                                2.06%

26th SENATORIAL DISTRICT STATE SENATOR

Acadia Only

Jerry Gaspard (R)                                                          920                                                                                12.26%

“Bob” Hensgens (R)                                                   4760                                                                                 63.41%

Jean Menard (D)                                                         1827                                                                                 24.34%

POLICE JUROR DISTRICT 1

Part Acadia

Gloria Hebert (D)                                                          761                                                                                  40.01%

Peter J. Joseph (D)                                                      1141                                                                                  59.99%

SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 6

Part Acadia

Gene I. Daigle (D)                                                       1025                                                                                  40.77%

“Ike” Richard (D)                                                         1489                                                                                  59.23%

MAYOR – CITY OF CROWLEY

City of Crowley

Bryan Borill (NP)                                                          541                                                                                     12.53%

Elliot Dore (D)                                                              458                                                                                     10.61%

“Tim” Monceaux (R)                                                   1150                                                                                    26.63%

Ezora J. Proctor (D)                                                    1272                                                                                    29.46%

Emily Stoma (R)                                                          897                                                                                     20.77%

MAYOR – CITY OF EUNICE

Part Acadia – Eunice Only

Scott A. Fontenot (NP)                                              107                                                                                       91.45%

“Tim” Smith (D)                                                            10                                                                                          8.55%

MAYOR – CITY OF RAYNE

City of Rayne

James “Morris” Montgomery (NP)                          72                                                                                           2.19%

Brian Seth Mouton (D)                                           1329                                                                                        40.48%

“Chuck” Robichaux (R)                                           1882                                                                                         57.33%

MAYOR – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Town of Church Ponit

Roger Boudreaux (D)                                              246                                                                                           14.61%

Gene Malbrough (D)                                               420                                                                                          24.94%

Ryan “Spanky” Meche (R)                                       730                                                                                          43.35%

Russell Stelly (D)                                                       288                                                                                           17.10%

MAYOR – TOWN OF IOTA

Town of Iota

Ian Gall (R)                                                                 203                                                                                           36.78%

Cody Leckelt (R)                                                       349                                                                                           63.22%

MAYOR – VILLAGE OF MORSE

Village of Morse

Raymond J. Leger (D)                                             48                                                                                             15.74%

Ray Richard (R)                                                       257                                                                                             84.26%

CHIEF OF POLICE – CITY OF CROWLEY

City of Crowley

Donald “Don” Alleman (R)                                   1317                                                                                             31.63%

“Jimmy” Broussard (D)                                        2589                                                                                             62.18%

Dexter Faulk (NP)                                                   258                                                                                               6.20%

CHIEF OF POLICE – CITY OF EUNICE

Part Acadia – City of Eunice

“Randy” Fontenot (O)                                             97                                                                                              83.62%

Allarate “AJ” Frank (I)                                              19                                                                                               16.38%

CHIEF OF POLICE – CITY OF RAYNE

City of Rayne

Eddie Guidry (R)                                                   1555                                                                                             48.67%                       

Carroll Stelly (R)                                                   1640                                                                                               51.33%

CHIEF OF POLICE – TOWN OF BASILE

Part Acadia – Town of Basile

Allen Ivory, Jr. (D)                                                      0                                                                                                0.00%

Gregory James (R)                                                    5                                                                                               62.50%

Nicholas Richardson (NP)                                       3                                                                                                37.50%

CHIEF OF POLICE – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Town of Church Point

“Kim” Foti (R)                                                           73                                                                                                 4.33%

Mark Gilliam (R)                                                     251                                                                                               14.90%

Wilton Harmon, Jr. (I)                                           140                                                                                                 8.31%

Murphy Leopaul (D)                                              156                                                                                                9.26%

Dale Thibodeaux (NP)                                          754                                                                                             44.75%

Leon Thibodeaux (D)                                             311                                                                                               18.46%

CHIEF OF POLICE – TOWN OF IOTA

Town of Iota

Damon J. Daigle (I)                                               403                                                                                             72.88%

Harold “Jamie” Doucet (D)                                  150                                                                                               27.12%

CHIEF OF POLICE – VILLAGE OF MORSE

Village of Morse

Jason Coats (D)                                                      215                                                                                               71.67%             

Kimberly “Kim” Kibodeaux (NP)                         85                                                                                               28.33%

ALDERMAN AT LARGE – TOWN OF BASILE

Part Acadia – Town of Basile

Travis W. Deshotel (R)                                             0                                                                                                0.00%

Catina Molitor-Hebert (R)                                      8                                                                                             100.00%

Nicholas Richardson (NP)                                      3                                                                                                37.50%

ALDERMAN WARD 1 – CITY OF RAYNE

Part City of Rayne

Romel J. Charles (R)                                             113                                                                                                 14.21%

Curtrese L. Minix (D)                                          449                                                                                                56.48%

Lester “Peadey” Washington (NP)                  233                                                                                                  29.31%

Harold “Jamie” Doucet (D)                                150                                                                                                  27.12%

ALDERMAN WARD 1 DIVISION B – CITY OF CROWLEY

Part City of Crowley

Robert C. Helo (D)                                              500                                                                                                39.00%

“Kim” Stringfellow (R)                                        782                                                                                                 61.00%

Harold “Jamie” Doucet (D)                                150                                                                                                  27.12%

ALDERMAN WARD 1 – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Part Town of Church Point

Martin “Big G” Logan (I)                                   184                                                                                                  49.46%

Christine Semien (D)                                        188                                                                                                   54.54%

ALDERMAN WARD 2 – CITY OF RAYNE

Part City of Rayne

Millard “Mills” Conques (D)                             126                                                                                                    17.40%

Kenneth J. Guidry (R)                                      372                                                                                                     51.38%

Aleke Kanonu Jr. (D)                                        226                                                                                                     31.22%

ALDERMAN WARD 2 DIVISION A – CITY OF CROWLEY

Part City of Crowley

“Brad” Core (R)                                                  675                                                                                                    65.92%

Steven Deville (D)                                             190                                                                                                     18.55%

Theresa Richard (L)                                           29                                                                                                       2.83%

Judson Van Fossen (D)                                   130                                                                                                      12.70%

ALDERMAN WARD 2 – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Part Town of Church Point

Nelson “Kim” Cormier (D)                              145                                                                                                     50.00%

“Joy” Daigle (D)                                                 145                                                                                                    50.00%

ALDERMAN WARD 3 – CITY OF RAYNE

Part City of Rayne

“Greg” Arabie (D)                                             397                                                                                                     46.38%

Calise Michael Doucet (R)                            459                                                                                                      53.62%

ALDERMAN WARD 3 DIVISION B – CITY OF CROWLEY

Part City of Crowley

Walter Andrus (D)                                         440                                                                                                       44.53%

Bryon K. Wilridge Sr. (D)                              548                                                                                                       55.47%

ALDERMAN WARD 3 – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Part Town of Church Point

Diane Fonte (R)                                              130                                                                                                         47.27%

Patrick O’Pry (I)                                              145                                                                                                          52.73%

ALDERMAN WARD 4 DIVISION B – CITY OF CROWLEY

Part City of Crowley

Kenny Lucero (R)                                          382                                                                                                          46.64%

“Sammy” Reggie III (I)                                 437                                                                                                           53.36%

ALDERMAN WARD 4 – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Part Town of Church Point

“Chirs” Lebas (R)                                           213                                                                                                            60.17%

Dale Wimberley (D)                                     141                                                                                                            39.83%

ALDERMAN WARD 2 – CITY OF EUNICE

Part Acadia – Party City of Eunice

Martin Bellow (D)                                            1                                                                                                            50.00%

Germaine Simpson (D)                                  1                                                                                                            50.00%

“Jackie Ju Ju” Vallare (D)                              0                                                                                                              0.00%

ALDERMAN WARD 3 – CITY OF EUNICE

Part Acadia – Part City of Eunice

Ernest “Ernie” Blanchard (I)                       58                                                                                                           58.00%

Gabriel “Gabe” Ortego (D)                          42                                                                                                           42.00%

ALDERMAN DISTRICT 2 – TOWN OF BASILE (ELECT 3)

Part Acaia – Part Town of Basile

Kenny A. Burgess (R)                                   7                                                                                                              31.82%

Caleb Delafosse (D)                                     0                                                                                                               0.00%

Bron Dubroc (R)                                           8                                                                                                              36.36%

Kristy Miller (R)                                             7                                                                                                               31.82%

ALDERMEN – TOWN OF DUSON (ELECT 5)

Part Acadia – Part Town of Duson

Coby Duhon (D)                                          9                                                                                                                17.65%

Lori Forestier (NP)                                      3                                                                                                                 5.88%

“Steve” Hanks (I)                                         5                                                                                                                 9.80%

Laura Isadore (NP)                                     3                                                                                                                 5.88%

Harriet O’Brien (D)                                     6                                                                                                                 11.76%

Carroll J. Pepper (D)                                  8                                                                                                                 15.69%

Carolyn “Pepe” Richard (D)                     8                                                                                                                 15.69%

Wade Robin (D)                                         9                                                                                                                  17.65%

ALDERMEN – TOWN OF IOTA (ELECT 5)

Acadia Only

James quillan Bertrand (NP)              358                                                                                                                 15.07%

Julia Mariette Granger (D)                   219                                                                                                                   9.22%

Brandon Hebert (R)                              326                                                                                                                  13.72%

Everette “Lee” Malone (D)                   179                                                                                                                    7.53%

Seth Manuel (R)                                     288                                                                                                                   12.12%

Scott Pousson (I)                                    252                                                                                                                   10.61%

Warren C. Pousson (I)                           302                                                                                                                   12.71%

Jude K. Sittig (R)                                    452                                                                                                                   19.02%

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT #1 – PROHIBIT FELON FROM PUBLIC OFFICE

Acadia Only

Do you support an amendment to prohibit a convicted felon from seeking or holding public office or appointment within five years of completion of his sentece unless he is pardoned?

Yes                                                                                       15036                                                                     76.11%

No                                                                                          4719                                                                    23.89%

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT #2 – UNANIMOUS JURY FOR NON-CAPITAL FELONIES

Acadia Only

Do you support an amendment to require a unanimous jury verdict in all noncapital felony cases for offenses that are committed on or after January 1, 2019? 


Yes                                                                                       10494                                                                   53.58%

No                                                                                          9093                                                                   46.42%

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT #3 – PERMIT DONATIONS FROM POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

Acadia Only

Do you support an amendment to permit, pursuant to written agreement, the donation of the use of public equipment and personnel by a political subdivision upon request to another political subdivision for an activity or function which the requesting political subdivision is authorized to exercise? 


Yes                                                                                       9400                                                                     48.94%

No                                                                                        9807                                                                       51.06%

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT #4 – TRANSPORTATION TRUST FUND

Acadia Only

Do you support an amendment to remove authority to appropriate or dedicate monies in the Transportation Trust Fund to state police for traffic control purposes? 


Yes                                                                                       9624                                                                       50.01%

No                                                                                        9619                                                                        49.99%

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT #5 – EXTEND ELIGIBILITY FOR TAX EXEMPTIONS

Acadia Only

Do you support an amendment to extend eligibility for the following special property tax treatments to property in trust: the special assessment level for property tax valuation, the property tax exemption for property of a disabled veteran, and the property tax exemption for the surviving spouse of a person who died while performing their duties as a first responder, active duty member of the military, or law enforcement or fire protection officer? 


Yes                                                                                     12498                                                                        65.22%

No                                                                                       6666                                                                        34.78%

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT #6 – REAPPRAISAL OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Acadia Only

Do you support an amendment that will require that any reappraisal of the value of residential property by more than 50%, resulting in a corresponding increase in property taxes, be phased-in over the course of four years during which time no additional reappraisal can occur and that the decrease in the total ad valorem tax collected as a result of the phase-in of assessed valuation be absored by the taxing authority and not allocated to the other taxpayers? 


Yes                                                                                      9245                                                                        48.61%

No                                                                                       9773                                                                         51.39%

PROPOSITION TO AUTHORIZE FANTASY SPORTS CONTESTS

Parishwide

Shall fantasy sports contests be permitted in the Parish of Acadia?


Yes                                                                                      9735                                                                        50.62%

No                                                                                       9498                                                                        49.38%

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #10 PROPOSITION

Part Acadia

Shall Fire Protection District #10 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana, (the “District”), levy and collect annually for a period of 10 years, beginning with the year 2019, and additional fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) on each lot, subdivided portion of ground or individual tract upon which is located, either in whole or part, a residential or commercial structure, regardless of the structure’s being occupied or unoccupied, ($138,850.00 is expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the parcel fee for an entire year) for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, the salaries of firemen and all purposes incidental thereto, and shall the District be further authorized to fund the proceeds of said parcel fee into bonds to pay the costs of capital improvements, said bonds to be issued from time to time in the manner provided by law, including, but not limited to, Section 1505 of Title 40 of the Louisiana  Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended? 


Yes                                                                                     1082                                                                        47.88%

No                                                                                       1178                                                                          52.12%

Official Results for the December 8, 2018 Election

LOUISIANA SECRETARY OF STATE

Acadia Only

Kyle Ardoin (R)                                                              6532                                                                          73.39%

“Gwen” Collins-Greenup (D)                                      2369                                                                          26.61%

MAYOR- CITY OF CROWLEY

City of Crowley

“Tim” Monceaux (R)                                                     2034                                                                         57.97%

Ezora J. Proctor (D)                                                       1475                                                                         42.03%

MAYOR – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Town of Church Point

Gene Malbrough (D)                                                     633                                                                          41.26%

Ryan “Spanky” Meche (R)                                             901                                                                         58.74%

CHIEF OF POLICE – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Town of Church Point

Dale Thibodeaux (NP)                                                 1023                                                                         68.29%

Leon Thibodeaux (D)                                                    475                                                                            31.71%

ALDERMAN WARD 1 – TOWN OF CHURCH POINT

Town of Church Point

Nelson “Kim” Cormier (D)                                            145                                                                           50.17%

“Joy” Daigle (D)                                                              144                                                                           49.83%

ALDERMAN WARD 2 – CITY OF EUNICE

Part Acadia – Part City of Eunice

Germaine Simpson (D)                                                    0                                                                            0.00%

“Jackie Ju Ju” Vallare (D)                                                 0                                                                            0.00%

ALDERMEN – TOWN OF IOTA (ELECT 3)

Town of Iota

Justin Leblanc (NP)                                                           46                                                                          9.22%

Dale Louvierre (D)                                                             110                                                                        22.04%

Eric Primeaux (D)                                                              156                                                                         31.26%

Hollins Trahan, Sr. (R)                                                        74                                                                          14.83%

Ross Trahan (NP)                                                                113                                                                         22.65%

PARISHWIDE PROPOSITION – TAX CONTINUATION FOR COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE BUILDING

Parishwide

Shall the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”), be authorized to levy a two and fifteen hundredths (2.15) mills tax (the “Tax”) (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of said tax for entire year being $819,000), on all the property subject to taxation in the Parish for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2020 and ending with the year 2029, for the purpose of (i) constructing, improving, maintaining and operating the Parish’s Cooperative Extension Service Building and (ii) constructing improvements to and maintaining and operating the Parish’s Multi-purpose Building and Arena, provided, however, that at least 40% of the annual Tax proceeds shall be budgeted for each of said purposes, said millage to represent a three hundredths of a mill (.03) increase (due to reappraisal) over the 2.12 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2019 pursuant to an election held on April 4, 2009? 

YES                                                                                   3209                                                                          38.24%      

NO                                                                                     5182                                                                           61.76%

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 5 PROPOSITION (MILLAGE EXTENSION & RE-DEDICATION)

Part Acadia

Shall Fire Protection District No. 5 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to extend the levy of the tax authorized to be levied through the year 2019 pursuant to an election held on October 17, 2009 (the “Tax”), at a rate of four and seventy-nine hundredths (4.79) mills on all property subject to taxation within the District (an estimated $92,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy on the Tax for an entire year) for an additional ten (10) years to run from the year 2020 through the year 2029, and shall the proceeds of the Tax, heretofore or hereafter received, be rededicated for the purposes of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and /or operating fire protection and emergency medical service facilities, vehicles and equipment, including both movable and immovable property and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes? 

YES                                                                                      471                                                                          86.90%      

NO                                                                                         71                                                                             13.10%

Official Results for the March 25, 2017 Election

COURT OF APPEAL JUDGE – 3rd CIRCUIT

Acadia Only

Vanessa Waguespack Anseman (R)                        1637                                                                           20.36%

Candyce Perret (R)                                                      3792                                                                            47.17%

Susan Theall (R)                                                            2610                                                                           32.47%

STATE REPRESENTATIVE – 42nd DISTRICT

Partial Parish

John Stefanski (R)                                                                      3452                                                                             53.92%

“Jay” Suire (R)                                                              2950                                                                            46.08%

Second Ward Gravity Drainage District No. 1 Proposition (Millage Continuation)

Summary: Shall the Second Ward Gravity Drainage District No. 1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy a special tax of ten (10) mills on all the property subject to taxation within the District (an estimated $110,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2017 and ending with the year 2026, for the purpose of constructing, improving, maintaining and operating drainage works for the District? 

 

Yes                                                                                       119                                                                           57.49%

No                                                                                         88                                                                           42.51%

Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 Proposition (Tax Renewal)

Summary: Shall Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of eight and twenty-four hundredths (8.24) mills on all property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $139,200 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending in the year 2027, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining or operating gravity drainage works within and for the District? 

 

Yes                                                                                       407                                                                         73.47%

No                                                                                         147                                                                          26.53%

ALDERMAN DISTRICT 1 – TOWN OF BASILE

Partial Parish

LaToya Howze                                                                    2                                                                            66.67%

Darrell Reed                                                                        1                                                                             33.33%

Official Results for the April 29, 2017 Election

COURT OF APPEAL JUDGE – 3rd CIRCUIT (Run-Off)

Acadia Only

Candyce Perret (R)                                                     3604                                                                            66.09%

Susan Theall (R)                                                           1849                                                                              33.91%

PARISH-WIDE SCHOOL BOARD PROPOSITION NO. 1 (MILLAGE CONTINUATION)

Summary: Shall the School Board of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana, continue to levy a special tax of fifteen and Twenty-eight hundredths (15.28) mills on all property subject to taxation in said Parish (an estimated $5,843,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year) for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of giving additional support to the public elementary and secondary schools; to provide up-to-date textbooks, technology, and materials for all students; to maintain salaries at a competitive level to retain and recruit the most qualified personnel; to assist in funding the general maintenance program; to provide training and staff development for teachers; to maintain viable extra-curricular programs, said millage to represent a twenty-six hundredths of a mill (.26) increase over the 15.02 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2018 pursuant to an election held on March, 2008? 

 

Yes                                                                                      3339                                                                         63.61%

No                                                                                        1910                                                                          36.39%

PARISH-WIDE SCHOOL BOARD PROPOSITION NO. 2 (MILLAGE CONTINUATION)

Summary: Shall the School Board of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana, continue to levy a special tax of five and ten hundredths (5.10) mills on all property subject to taxation in said Parish (an estimated $1,950,200 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of giving additional support to the public elementary and secondary schools in said Parish to maintain school buildings, said millage to represent a nine hundredths of a mill (.09) increase over the 5.01 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2017 pursuant to an election held on March 8, 2008? 

 

Yes                                                                                      3299                                                                         63.24%

No                                                                                        1917                                                                          36.76%

PARISH-WIDE SCHOOL BOARD PROPOSITION NO. 2 (MILLAGE CONTINUATION)

Summary: Shall the School Board of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana, continue to levy a special tax of five and ten hundredths (5.10) mills on all property subject to taxation in said Parish (an estimated $1,950,200 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of giving additional support to the public elementary and secondary schools in said Parish to maintain school buildings, said millage to represent a nine hundredths of a mill (.09) increase over the 5.01 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2017 pursuant to an election held on March 8, 2008? 

 

Yes                                                                                      3299                                                                         63.24%

No                                                                                        1917                                                                          36.76%

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 7 PROPOSITION (TAX RENEWAL)

Summary: Shall School District No. 7 of the Second Police Jury Ward of the Parish of Evangeline, Louisiana, and the Seventh Police Jury Ward of the Parish of Acadia, Louisiana, levy a six and nineteen hundredths (6.19) mills tax (the estimated amount reasonably expected to be collected from the levy of said tax for one entire year being $251,000) on all property subject to taxation in the District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2019 and ending with the year 2028, for the purpose of maintaining and operating the public schools in the District?

 

Yes                                                                                         51

No                                                                                          22

Official Results for the March 25, 2016 Election

Presidential Nominee – Democratic Party

Acadia Only

Steve Burke                                                                   131                                                                                3.78%

Hillary Clinton                                                            1863                                                                              53.74%

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente                                     55                                                                                1.59%

Henry Hewes                                                                 28                                                                                0.81%

Keith Judd                                                                      56                                                                                 1.62%

Martin J. O’Malley                                                         68                                                                                 1.96%

“Bernie” Sanders                                                       1087                                                                               31.37%

Michael A. Steinberg                                                   26                                                                                 0.75%

Willie L. Wilson                                                             40                                                                                  1.15%

John Wolfe                                                                    112                                                                                 3.23%

Presidential Nominee – Republican Party

Acadia Only

“Jeb” Bush                                                                      24                                                                                 0.63%

“Ben” Carson                                                                 70                                                                                  1.84%

“Chris” Christie                                                                6                                                                                  0.16%

Timothy “Tim” Cook                                                       2                                                                                 0.05%

“Ted” Cruz                                                                   1454                                                                               38.22%

“Carly” Florina                                                                  1                                                                                  0.03%

Lindsey Graham                                                             0                                                                                  0.00%

“Mike” Huckabee                                                           11                                                                                  0.29%

John R. Kasich                                                             129                                                                                  3.39%

Peter Messinaa                                                                1                                                                                  0.03%

“Rand” Paul                                                                      7                                                                                  0.18%

Marco Rubio                                                               403                                                                                 10.59%

“Rick” Santorum                                                             2                                                                                  0.05%

Donald Trump                                                           1694                                                                               44.53%

Members of Republican State Central Committee

26th Senatorial District, Div. A

Raymond “LaLa” Lalonde, Sr.                                   136                                                                                66.34%

Larry Usner                                                                    69                                                                                 33.66%

Chief of Police – City of Crowley (Special Election)

City of Crowley

Oliver Bernard (D)                                                      281                                                                                   9.96%

A. “Jimmy” Broussard (D)                                        954                                                                                  33.81%

Scott Fogleman (D)                                                  1051                                                                                  37.24%

Berton Gauthreaux (D)                                            536                                                                                   18.99%

Mayor – City of Eunice

City of Eunice – Part Acadia

Scott A. Fontenot (NP)                                               56                                                                                   65.12%

“Tim” Longman (R)                                                        1                                                                                       1.16%

Ronald Miller (R)                                                          25                                                                                   29.07%

William “Mr. Bill” Thompson (D)                                4                                                                                     4.65%

Mayor – Village of Morse

Village of Morse

Dale Louvierre (D)                                                      103                                                                                  46.82%

Darlene Thibodeaux (D)                                            117                                                                                    53.18%

Iota-Egan Oilfield Consolidated Schoo District No. 8 Proposition (Renewal)

Summary: Shall the Iota-Egan Oilfield Consolidated School District No. 8 of the Parish of Acadia, Louisiana (the “District”), continue to levy a special tax of ten (10) mills on all of the property subject to taxation in said District (an estimated $1,115,324.00 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2017 and ending with the year 2026, for the purpose of giving additional support to public elementary and secondary schools including the funding of the construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of public school buildings and the acquisition of the necessary equipment and furnishings therefor?

Yes                                                                                660                                                                                   69.84%

No                                                                                 285                                                                                    30.16%

Church Point School District No. 6 Proposition

Summary: Shall Church Point District No. 6 of Acadia Parish, Louisiana (the “District”), levy a special tax of ten (10) mills on all property subject to taxation in said District (an estimated $766,460.00 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2016 and ending with the year 2025, for the purpose of giving additional support to public elementary and secondary schools including the funding of the construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of public school buildings and the acquisition of the necessary equipment and furnishings therefor?

Yes                                                                                846                                                                                   63.66%

No                                                                                 483                                                                                  36.34%

Fifth Ward School District No. 7 Proposition (Maintenance Tax Renewal)

Summary: Shall Fifth Ward School District No. 7 of Acadia Parish, Louisiana (the “District”), continue to levy a special tax of thirteen and forty-five hundredths (13.45) mills on all of the property subject to taxation in said District (an estimated $221,556.00 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for en entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2017 and ending with the year 2026, for the purpose of giving additional support to public elementary and secondary schools including the funding of the construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of public school buildings and the acquisition of the necessary equipment of furnishings therefor?

Yes                                                                                445                                                                                   80.76%

No                                                                                 106                                                                                     19.24%

Official Results for the April 9, 2016 Election

Chief of Police – City of Crowley (Special Election)

City of Crowley

A. “Jimmy” Broussard (D)                                    1330                                                                                     54.68%

Scott Fogleman (D)                                               1102                                                                                      45.32%

Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1 Proposition (Tax Continuation)

Summary: Shall Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to continue to levy and special tax of eight and fifty-six hundredths (8.56) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $143,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2016 and ending with the year 2025, for the purpose of constructing, improving, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within the District, including the acquisition of equipment thereof?

Yes                                                                                147                                                                                    83.05%

No                                                                                  30                                                                                     16.95%

Second Ward Gravity Drainage District No. 1 Proposition (Millage Renewal)

Summary: Shall the Second Ward Gravity Drainage District No. 1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy a special tax of ten (10) mills on all the property subject to taxation within the District (an estimated $110,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2017 and ending with the year 2026, for the purposes of constructing, improving, maintaining and operating drainage works for the District?

Yes                                                                                23                                                                                    46.93%

No                                                                                 26                                                                                     53.07%

Official Results for the November 8, 2016 Election

Presidential Electors

Acadia Only

Trump – Pence (R)                                                21159                                                                                     77.26%

Clinton – Kaine (D)                                                5638                                                                                     20.58%

Johnson – Weld (Lbt)                                              281                                                                                         1.02%

Stein – Green (Grn)                                                  106                                                                                        0.38%

McCullin – Johnson (Courage)                               74                                                                                         0.27%

Castle – Bradley (Const)                                           50                                                                                         0.18%

Keniston – Taylor (Veterans)                                   28                                                                                          0.10%

Kotlikoff – Lea (Children)                                          13                                                                                         0.04%

Hoefling – Life (Const)                                              10                                                                                          0.03%

Jacob – Fambro (Trustworthy)                                 9                                                                                          0.03%

Kennedy – Hart (Socialist)                                         8                                                                                          0.02%

La Riva – Puryear (Socialism)                                    5                                                                                           0.01%

White – Niemuth (Equality)                                      5                                                                                           0.01%

U.S. Senator

Acadia Only

Charles Boustany (R)                                           12181                                                                                         46.16%

John Kennedy (R)                                                 4818                                                                                         18.26%

“Rob” Maness (R)                                                  2259                                                                                           8.56%

Foster Campbell (D)                                            2094                                                                                           7.93%

Caroline Fayard (D)                                              1487                                                                                            5.63%

John Fleming (R)                                                   994                                                                                            3.76%

David Duke (R)                                                        817                                                                                            3.09%

Derrick Edwards (D)                                              323                                                                                             1.22%

Donald “Crawdaddy” Crawford (R)                    292                                                                                              1.10%

Gary Landrieu (D)                                                  257                                                                                             0.97%

Beryl Billiot (NP)                                                     185                                                                                             0.70%

Troy Hebert (NP)                                                    149                                                                                             0.56%

“Joseph” Cao (R)                                                     113                                                                                              0.42%

Thomas P. Clements (LBT)                                   78                                                                                              0.29%                     

Joshua Pellerin (D)                                                 78                                                                                              0.29%

Peter Williams (D)                                                  63                                                                                               0.23%

MV “Vinny” Mendoza (D)                                      43                                                                                                0.16%

Charles Marsala (R)                                               40                                                                                                0.15%

Le Roy Gillam (LBT)                                               35                                                                                                 0.13%

Kaitlin Marone (NP)                                               23                                                                                                0.08%

William Robert “Bob” Lang Jr.                            21                                                                                                 0.07%

Abhay Patel (R)                                                       12                                                                                                 0.04%

Gregory Taylor Jr. (O)                                            12                                                                                                  0.04%

Arden Wells (NP)                                                    11                                                                                                  0.04%

U.S. Congressman – 3rd Congressional District

Acadia Only

Clay Higgins (R)                                                12181                                                                                                 46.16%

Scott A. Angelle (R)                                          4818                                                                                                 18.26%

“Gus” Rantz (R)                                                  2259                                                                                                  8.56%

“Greg” Ellison (R)                                              2094                                                                                                  7.93%

Jacob “Dorian Phibian” Hebert (D)              1487                                                                                                  5.63%

Larry Rader (D)                                                   994                                                                                                  3.76%

Brett Geymann (R)                                             817                                                                                                  3.09%

Bryan Barrilleaux (R)                                         323                                                                                                   1.22%

Grover Joseph Rees (R)                                    292                                                                                                    1.10%

Guy McLendon (LBT)                                        257                                                                                                  0.97%

Herman L. Vidrine (R)                                       185                                                                                                  0.70%

Kenny P. Schelfo Sr. (NP)                                 149                                                                                                  0.56%

Supreme Court – 3rd District

Acadia Only

James “Jimmy Genovese (R)                       12835                                                                                                53.19%

Marilyn Castle (R)                                            11292                                                                                               46.80%

Public Service Commissioner

Acadia Only

“Mike” Francis                                                 17280                                                                                                 70.46%

Mary Werner (D)                                             5845                                                                                                  23.83%

Reldon Owens (R)                                           1398                                                                                                      5.71%

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1 – Registrar

Summary: Do you support an amendment to provide that the manner of appointment for the registrar of voters in each parish is as provided by law and to require the qualifications of the registrar to be provided by law?

Yes                                                                     17367                                                                                                   46.93%

No                                                                       7663                                                                                                    53.07%

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2 – Post Secondary Education Management

Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the post-secondary education management boards to establish the tuition and mandatory fee amounts charged by institutions under their supervision and management, without legislative approval?

No                                                                     14876                                                                                                    59.75%

Yes                                                                     10019                                                                                                     37.01%

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3 – Eliminate Deductible Federal Income Tax

Summary: Do you support an amendment to eliminate the deductibility of federal income taxes paid in compuuting state corporate income taxes?

No                                                                     15501                                                                                                    62.99%

Yes                                                                     9107                                                                                                     37.01%

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4 – Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse

Summary: Do you support an amendment to eliminate the deductibility of federal income taxes paid in compuuting state corporate income taxes?

Yes                                                                   17459                                                                                                    70.66%

No                                                                     7247                                                                                                     29.34%

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #5 – Revenue Stabilization Fund

Summary: Do you support an amendment to establish the Revenue Stabilization Trust Fund for the deposit of recurring mineral and corporate tax revenues, to restrict the use of the fund to 10% of the balance when the balance reaches $5 billion, to restrict the use of the fund to construction projects and transportation infrastructure, and to allocate recurring mineral retirement debt?

No                                                                     12368                                                                                                  50.68%

Yes                                                                     7247                                                                                                   49.32%

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #6 – Fund Deficit

Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the use of up to five percent of current year appropriations or allocations from statutorily or certain constitutionally created funds or up to one percent of the current year’s balances in certain funds or up to one percent of the current year’s balances in certain constitutionally created funds to eliminate a projected deficit in the next fiscal year if the official forecast for the next fiscal year is less than the official forecast for the current fiscal year of if the official forecast has been reduced by at least one percent from the most recently adopted estimate for the ensuing fiscal year, and to exempt certain funds and mandates from being used to eliminate a projected deficit?

No                                                                     15296                                                                                                  62.87%

Yes                                                                      9031                                                                                                   37.13%

Official Results for the December 10, 2016 Election

U.S. Senator

Acadia Only

John Kennedy (R)                                          9887                                                                                                  78.22%

Foster Campbell (D)                                      2753                                                                                                    21.79%

U.S. Representative 3rd Congressional District

Acadia Only

Clay Higgins (R)                                             8760                                                                                                   70.17%

Scott Angelle (R)                                            3724                                                                                                  29.83%

Fire Protection District #8 Parcel Increase

Summary: Shall Fire Protection District #8 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to increase the parcel fee of Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) on each lot, subdivided portion of ground or individual tract upon which is located, either in whole or in part, a residential or commercial structure, regardless of the structure’s being occupied or unoccupied (each such portion of ground or tract hereinafter defined as “Parcel”), presently authorized for a period of 10 years through the year 2022 pursuant to an election held on November 6, 2012, to a parcel fee  of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) per Parcel, commencing with the year 2017 and continuing through the year 2022 (an estimated $33,500 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the parcel fee for an entire year), for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment for the District?

No                                                                        212                                                                                                    57.92%

Yes                                                                       154                                                                                                   42.08%

Official Election Results for October 24, 2015 

Governor – Statewide
Acadia Only
Scott Angelle – Republican 5884 33.85%
Beryl Billiot – No Party 67 0.39%
“Jay” Dardenne – Republican 2176 12.52%
Cary Deaton – Democrat 115 0.66%
John Bel Edwards – Democrat 5220 30.03%
Jeremy “JW” Odom – No Party 78 0.45%
Eric Paul Orgeron – Other 35 0.20%
S L Simpson – Democrat 78 0.45%
David Vitter – Republican 3729 21.45%

 

Lieutenant Governor – Statewide
Acadia Only
Elbert Lee Guillory – Republican 2247 13.29%
Melvin L. “Kip” Holden – Democrat 2855 16.88%
“Billy” Nungesser – Republican 6620 39.15%
John Young – Republican 5187 30.68%

 

Secretary of State – Statewide
Acadia Only
“Tom” Schedler – Republican 12258 75.09%
“Chris” Tyson – Democrat 4067 24.91%

 

Attorney General – Statewide
Acadia Only
Geraldine “Geri” Broussard Baloney – Democrat 1627 9.69%
James D. “Buddy” Caldwell – Republican 5670 33.78%
Isaac “Ike” Jackson – Democrat 942 5.61%
“Jeff” Landry – Republican 8183 48.75%
“Marty” Maley – Republican 365 2.17%

 

State Treasurer – Statewide
Acadia Only
John Kennedy – Republican 12635 78.68%
Jennifer Treadway – Republican 3424 21.32%

 

Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry – Statewide
Acadia Only
“Charlie” Greer – Democrat 2881 17.50%
Adrian “Ace” Juttner – Green 326 1.98%
Jamie LaBranche – Republican 1250 7.59%
Michael G. “Mike” Strain – Republican 12010 72.93%

 

Commissioner of Insurance – Statewide
Acadia Only
“Jim” Donelon – Republican 9615 58.57%
Donald Hodge, Jr. – Democrat 1889 11.51%
Charlotte C. McDaniel McGehee – Democrat 2300 14.01%
Matt Parker – Republican 2613 15.92%

 

Member, State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education “BESE” District 7 – Multiparish
Acadia Only
Holly Franks Boffy – Republican 8550 53.66%
“Mike” Kreamer – Republican 7384 46.34%

 

State Representative District 41 – Multiparish
Acadia Only
Phillip DeVillier – Republican 3959 57.57%
“Greg” Fruge – Republican 2124 39.76%
Germaine Simpson – Democrat 794 11.55%

 

Sheriff
K.P. Gibson – Democrat 9544 54.95%
Keith Latiola – Democrat 6905 39.76%
Brian Richard – Republican 919 5.29%

 

Police Juror – District 2
A.J. “Fatty” Broussard – Republican 1212 43.10%
“Ronnie” Fabacher – Republican 987 35.10%
Terry L. Lacombe – Republican 613 21.80%

 

Police Juror – District 3
Julie LeJeune Borill – Democrat   777 39.89%
“Chuck” Broussard – Democrat   1171 60.11%

 

Police Juror – District 4
Kerry T. Kilgore – Republican 959 54.49%
Dale Trahan – Democrat 801 45.51%

 

Police Juror – District 5
Aleke V. Kanonu, Jr – Democrat 883 44.71%
Jimmie Pellerin – Democrat 1092 55.29%

 

Police Juror – District 6
Kem Arceneaux – Democrat 418 20.14%
“Tony” Broussard – Other 150 7.23%
A.J. “Jay” Credeur – Democrat 598 28.82%
Richard A. Faul – Democrat 909 43.81%

 

Police Juror – District 7
“Pat” Daigle – Democrat 872 37.34%
Marron O. Lollis – Republican 176 7.54%
David Savoy 1287 55.12%

 

Police Juror – District 8
Robert J. Guidry – Republican 1536 63.39%
Felton Moreau – Democrat 887 36.61%

 

Iota Chief of Police – Special Election
Damon J. Daigle – Republican 299 61.02%
Harold “Jamie” Doucet – Democrat 191 38.98%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1 – Budget and Transportation Stabilization Trust

Summary: Do you support an amendment to rename the Budget Stabilization Fund to the Budget and Transportation Stabilization Trust; to authorize the mineral revenue base to be increased every five years to create the Budget Stabilization Subfund as a subfund in the Trust, to be funded with mineral revenues until reaching a maximum balance of five hundred million dollars, to be appropriated and used when the state has a deficit; to create the Transportation Stabilization Subfund as a subfund in the Trust, to be funded with mineral revenues until reaching a maximum balance of five hundred million dollars, to be appropriated and used for planning, design, construction, and maintenance connected with the state highway program, with twenty percent dedicated for use by the Louisiana Intermodal  Connector Program; and to provide for the interruption of deposits into the year that the state has a deficit and the following year with the resumption of deposit of mineral revenues in the Budget and Transportation Stabilization Trust thereafter?

Yes 7068 49.87%
No 8113 53.44%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2 -Funds for Transportation

Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the investment of funds for a state infrastructure bank to be used solely for transportation projects?

Yes 7692 49.87%
No 7732 50.13%

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3 – Fiscal Legislative Session

Summary: Do you support an amendment to allow any legislation regarding the dedication of revenue, rebates, and taxes to be considered during a fiscal legislative session?

Yes 5945 38.94%
No 9323 61.06%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4 -Property Tax Exemption for Public Land/Property

Summary: Do you support an amendment to specify that the ad valorem property tax exemption for public lands and other public property shall not apply to land or property owned by another state or a political subdivision of another state?

Yes 7345 48.15%
No 7908 51.85%

 

Fire Protection District #8 Proposition – ($25 Parcel Fee Increase)

Summary: Shall Fire Protection District #8 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to increase the parcel fee of Twenty-five ($25.00) on each lot, subdivided portion of ground or individual tract upon which is located, either in whole or in part, a residential or commercial structure, regardless of the structure’s being occupied or unoccupied (each such portion of ground or tract hereinafter defined as a “Parcel”), presently authorized for a period of ten (10) years a parcel fee of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) per Parcel, commencing with the year 2016 and continuing through the year 2022 (an estimated $33,500 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the parcel fee for an entire year), for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment for the District?

Yes 240 49.38%
No 246 50.62%

 

Fire Protection District #10 Proposition – ($50 Parcel Fee Renewal)

Summary: Shall Fire Protection District #10 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), continue to levy and collect annually for a period of Ten (10) Years, beginning with the year 2016, a fee of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) on each lot, subdivided portion of ground or individual tract upon which is located, (an estimated $130,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the special assessment fee for an entire year) either in whole or in part, a residential or commercial structure, regardless of the structure’s being occupied or unoccupied, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, the salaries of firemen and all purposes incidental thereto, and shall the District be further authorized to fund the proceeds of said parcel fee into bonds to pay the costs of capital improvements, said bonds to be issued from time to time in the manner provided by law, including, but not limited to, Section 1505 of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended?

Yes 918 60.16%
No 608 39.84%

 

Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1 Proposition #1 (Tax Renewal)

Summary: Shall Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of eight and fifty-six hundredths (8.56) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $143,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2016 and ending with the year 2025, for the purpose of constructing, improving, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within the District, including the acquisition of equipment therefor?

Yes 475 47.22%
No 531 52.78%

 

Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1 Proposition #2 (Tax Renewal)

Summary: Shall Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of eight and  twenty-four hundredths (824) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $139,200 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2018 and ending with the year 2027, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining or operating gravity drainage works within and for the District?

Yes 458 45.75%
No 543 54.25%

 

Official Results for the November 21, 2015 Election

Governor – Statewide
Acadia Only
John Bel Edwards – Democrat 6395 42.66%
David Vitter – Republican 8595 57.34%

 

Lieutenant Governor – Statewide
Acadia Only
Melvin L. “Kip” Holden – Democrat 4548 30.78%
“Billy” Nungesser 10224 69.22%

 

Attorney General – Statewide
Acadia Only
James D. “Buddy” Caldwell – Republican 4969 34.05%
“Jeff” Landry 9623 65.95%

 

Police Juror – District 2
Parts Acadia
A.J. “Fatty” Broussard – Republican 1115 46.01%
“Ronnie” Fabacher – Republican 1308 53.99%

 

Police Juror – District 6
Parts Acadia
A.J. “Jay” Credeur – Democrat 748 38.34%
Richard Faul – Democrat 1203 61.66%

 

City of Crowley Proposition – Sales Tax Rededication and Continuation

Summary: Shall the proceeds of the one-half (1/2) Cent sales and use tax authorized by election held on November 28, 1981, be rededicated and continued under the applicable provisions of Article VI of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974, as amended, the applicable provisions of Title 47 and Title 18 of the Louisiana Statutes of 1950, as amended, (“Act”), and the City of Crowley, State of Louisiana, (“City”) be authorized to adopt an ordinance to levy and collect a one-half (1/2) of one (1%) percent tax (“Tax”) in perpetuity upon the sale at retail, use, lease or rental, consumption and storage for use or consumption, of tangible personal property and on sales of services in the City, as hereafter defined in Title 47, beginning April 1, 2016 (estimated first year revenue of $1,550,000.00), with the proceeds of the Tax (after payment of costs of collection/administration) dedicated to raises for full-time city personnel; distributed one-third (1/3) to fire personnel, one-third (1/3) to police personnel, and one-third (1/3) to remaining City employees, including the payment of increased fringe expenses incurred by the City including but not limited to taxes, FICA, Medicare, retirement, workers compensation and unemployment compensation necessary to implement said raises?

Yes 2007 69.43%
No 884 30.57%

 

Town of Duson Proposition – 4% New Hotel Occupancy Tax
Parts Acadia

 

Summary: Shall the Town of Duson, State of Louisiana (the ”Town”), under the provisions of Act No. 53 of the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature (the ‘!Act”), and other constitutional and statutory authority, be authorized to levy and collect a tax of four percent (4%) (the “Tax”), in perpetuity, be ginning January 1, 2016, upon the paid occupancy of hotel rooms within the Town (the Tax to be in addition to any other taxes thereon) ($28,046 expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the Tax for an entire year), with the proceeds of the Tax (after paying reasonable and necessary costs and expenses of collecting and administering the Tax) to be used to fund economic development, the promotion of tourism, and related infrastructure within the Town, the term “hotel” having the meaning set forth in the Act?

Yes 5 71.42%
No 2 28.58%

 

School District No. 7 Proposition (Bond)
Parts Acadia
Summary:  Shall School District No.7 of the Second Police Jury Ward of the Parish of Evangeline, Louisiana, and the Seventh Police Jury Ward of the Parish of Acadia, Louisiana (the “District”), incur debt and issue bonds to the amount of not exceeding Eight Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($S,500,000 to run not exceeding twenty (20) year’s from date thereof, with interest at a rate or rates not exceeding seven per centum (7%) per annum, for the purpose of acquiring and/or improving lands for building sites and playgrounds, including construction of necessary sidewalks and streets adjacent thereto; purchasing; erecting and/or improving school buildings and other school related facilities within and for the District and acquiring the necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, title to which shall be in the public; which bonds will be general obligations of the District and will be payable from ad valorem taxes to be levied and collected in the manner provided by Article VI, Section 33 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974 and statutory authority supplemental thereto, with an estimated 13 mills to be levied in the first year of Issue to pay said Bonds?
Yes 148 65.49%
No 78 34.51%

 

Iota Fire Protection District Proposition No. 1 – Tax Renewal
Parts Acadia
Summary: Shall Iota Fire Protection District of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to continue to levy a tax of ten and sixty hundredths (10,60) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $106,000 expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2016 and ending with the year 2025, for the purpose of maintaining and operating fire protection facilities, purchasing fire trucks and other fire fighting equipment and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?
Yes 722 80.32%
No 177 19.68%

 

Iota Fire Protection District Proposition No. 2 – Tax Renewal
Parts Acadia
Summary: Shall Iota Fire Protection District of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), be authorized to continue to levy a tax of eleven and forty-nine hundredths (11.49)mills tax on all the property subject to taxation In the District (an estimated $114,900 expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year”), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2016 and ending with the year 2025,for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment for the District, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?
Yes 697 77.79%
No 199 22.21%

 

Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District Proposition (Millage Renewal)
Parts Acadia
Summary: Shall Acadia·Evangeline Fire Protection District of the Parishes of Acadia and Evangeline, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy a special tax of four and ten hundredths (4.10) mills on all property subject to taxation In the District (an estimated $209.000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period. of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2016 and ending with the year 2026 for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating the District’s fire protection facilities, including equipment, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection?
Yes 200 71.94%
No 78 28.06%

 

Bayou des-Cannes-Nezpique Gravity Drainage District Proposition (Tax Renewal)
Parts Acadia
Summary:  Shall Bayou des-Cannes Nezpique Gravity Drainage District of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy a special tax of six (6) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $612,000 expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years beginning with the year 2016 and ending with the year 2025, for the purpose of maintaining and/or operating the District’s gravity drainage works?
Yes 484 67.31%
No 235 32.69%

 

 

        Official Election Results for April 5th, 2014

Fire Protection District #1 Proposition (Parcel Fee)

Summary: Shall Fire Protection District #1 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy and collect annually for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2014, a parcel fee of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) on each lot, subdivided portion of ground or individual tract upon which is located, either in whole or part, a residential or commercial structure, regardless of the structure’s being occupied or unoccupied (an estimated $42,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the parcel fee for an entire year), for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment for the District, including the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes and all purposes incidental thereto?

Yes 62 65.96%
No 32 34.04%

Official Results for the May 3rd, 2014 Election

Senior Citizen Programs Proposition – Parishwide (Tax Renewal)

Summary: Shall the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”), continue to levy a one and one-half (1-1/2) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation (an estimated $580,000 expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year) in the Parish for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2015 and ending with the year 2024, for the purpose of providing funds for services to the elderly, including the establishment and maintenance 0f centers for senior citizens?

Yes 1657 86.49%
No 259 13.51%

 

Library Proposition – Parishwide (Tax Renewal)

Summary: Shall the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”), continue to levy a four and twenty-five hundredths (4.25) mills tax on all property subject to taxation (an estimated $1,618,000 expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year) within the Parish for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2015 and ending with the year 2024, for the purpose of improving, maintaining and operating public libraries for the Parish?

Yes 1627 85.14%
No 284 14.86%

 

City of Eunice Proposition – Multiparish (1% Sales Tax Rededication)

Summary: Shall the City of Eunice, State of Louisiana (the “City”), be authorized to rededicate the proceeds received or to be received from the levy and collection of a one percent (1%) sales and use tax (the “Tax”) previously authorized at elections held on May 22, 1962 and February 28, 1967 (the “Elections”) (an estimated $2,000,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the Tax for an entire year), so that in addition to the purposes previously approved at the Elections, not more the 10% of such proceeds may be used in each fiscal year for general municipal purposes in the event that unbudgeted emergency expenses are incurred by the City of Eunice in that year?

Yes 8 57.15%
No 6 42.85%

Official Results for the November 4, 2014 Election

US Senator – Statewide
“Bill” Cassidy 10196 46.94%
Mary Landrieu 5720 26.33%
“Rob” Maness 4569 21.03%
Vallian Senegal 312 1.43%
Wayne Ables 217 0.99%
Thomas Clement 214 0.98%
Brannon Lee McMorris 201 0.92%
Raymond Brown (Disqualified) 182 0.83%
William P. Waymire Jr. 108 0.49%

 

3rd Congressional District (Multi-parish)
Charles W. Boustany, Jr. 18394 86.72%
Russell Richard 1527 7.19%
Bryan Barrilleaux 1288 6.07

 

15th JDC District Judge (Parts Acadia)
David M. Smith 9377 47.84%
“Mike” Goss 4096 20.90%
Burleigh Doga 3120 15.91%
Jack Nickel 3010 15.35%

 

15th JDC District Attorney (Acadia/Lafayette/Vermilion)
Keith Stutes 10505 50.68%
“Mike” Harson 10221 49.32%

 

Eunice – City Judge (Multi-parish)
Paul Brown 46 33.09%
“Jay” Caswell 46 33.09%
“Terry” Hoychick 45 32.37%
Josie Frank 2 1.44%

 

Eunice – City Marshal (Multi-parish)
Terry J. Darbonne 116 87.21%
Ronnie L. Valenta 17 12.79%

 

Rayne – City Marshal
Alex “Joe” Lacroix 2276 45.77%
Jamie Conques 1695 34.09%
“Ronnie” Ron Lavergne 1001 20.14%

 

School Board – District 1
Israel Syria 1187 57.98%
Jeffrey A. “Jeff” Cavell 860 42.02%

 

School Board – District 3
Delo Hebert, Jr. 1331 61.96%
Dalton Newman 817 38.04%

 

School Board – District 5
David LaLande 1708 60.78%
Blane Harmon 1102 39.22%

 

School Board – District 6
Gene Daigle     1395 52.92%
Candy Leger     1241 47.08%

 

Justice of the Peace – Ward 3
Elton “Bee” Cormier 2241 68.86%
Penny Duplechain Chavis 1013 31.14%

 

Constable JOP – Ward 4
Douglas R. Short 975 41.79%
“Mike” Habetz 910 39.00%
Robert Bergeaux 448 19.21%

 

Mayor – City of Crowley
Greg Jones 2395 57.42%
“Jimmy” Broussard 1776 42.58%

 

Mayor – City of Rayne
“Chuck” Robichaux 2034 58.53%
Roland J. Boudreaux 1441 41.47%

 

Mayor – Town of Church Point
Russell “Coach” Stelly 1174                                                                              62.58%
Roger Boudreaux 702                                                                              37.42%

 

Mayor – Town of Basile
Mark Denette 9 100%
Berline B. Sonnier 0 0.00%

 

Mayor – Town of Iota
Julia “Mariette” Granger 361 69.96%
Damon Daigle 155 30.04%

 

Mayor – Village of Estherwood
Anthony Borill 212 78.81%
Bryan “Rickey” Monceaux 57 21.19%

 

Mayor – Village of Morse
Michael Chiasson 255 77.03%
Darlene J. Thibodeaux 76 22.97%

 

Chief of Police – City of Crowley
K.P. Gibson 3146 74.44%
Madeline Robinson Cronin 762 18.03%
Bendell Hunter 318 7.53%

 

Chief of Police – City of Eunice
“Randy” Fontenot 59                                                                              43.38%
Ronald J. Dies 36                                                                              26.47%
Bart L. Thibodeaux 24                                                                               17.64%
Raymond “Bubba” Cole 14                                                                               10.30%
Joseph “Jo Jo” Reed 3                                                                                 2.21%

 

Chief of Police – City of Rayne
Carroll J. Stelly 1664 47.27%
Joseph “Joe” Caillet 1064 30.22%
George Melancon 573 16.27%
Terry Broussard 182 5.17%
David Sykes 37 1.06%

 

Chief of Police – Town of Church Point
Albert J. Venable, Sr. 1047 55.72%
Ronald Carrier 443 23.57%
Mark Gilliam 339 18.04%
“Kim” Foti 50 2.66%

 

Chief of Police – Village of Morse
August Guillory 193 58.48%
Gregory “Buddy” Guidry 100 30.30%
Landun Primeaux 37 11.21%

 

Alderman at Large – City of Eunice (Multi-parish)
I. Jackson “Jack” Burson, Jr. 61 50.41%
Chawana V. Fontenot 60 49.59%

 

Alderman at Large – City of Rayne
Lendell “Pete” Babineaux 1739 51.95%
Brian Seth Mouton 1327 39.65%
Maurice Menard 281 8.40%

 

Alderman – Town of Basile District 1
Frank Ceasar, Sr. 0 0.00%
Darrell Reed 0 0.00%

 

Alderman Ward 1 – City of Rayne
Anna “Ann” Domingue-Washington 351 43.55%
Curtrese Minix 343 42.56%
Romel Charles 90 11.16%
“Jim” Salter 22 2.73%

 

Alderman Ward 1 – Town of Church Point
Gene Malbrough 251 55.28%
Adrian “A D” Duplechain 119 26.21%
Debra Guidry Thomas 84 18.51%

 

Alderman – City of Rayne Ward 2
Kenneth Guidry 285 38.10%
Larry J. Menard 266 35.56%
Aleke V. Kanonu, Jr. 197 26.34%

 

Alderman – City of Rayne Ward 3
Calise Michael Doucet 446 52.16%
Daniel “Big D” Venable 409 47.84%

 

Alderman – City of Crowley Ward 3 Div. B
Ezora Proctor 747 76.61%
Walter Andrus 228 23.39%

 

Alderman – Town of Church Point Ward 3
Gary J. Duplechin 217 66.76%
Diane Fonte 108 33.24%

 

Alderman – City of Rayne Ward 4
James “Jimmy” Fontenot 430 46.18%
Gerald Foreman 311 33.41%
Elaine “Mama Wolf” Sias 190 20.41

 

Alderman – City of Crowley Ward 4 Div. B
“Tim” Monceaux 516 57.58%
John “Larry” Dubose 293 32.71%
“Mike” Ritchie 87 9.71%

 

Alderman – Town of Church Point Ward 4
Robert Dale Wimberley 187 50.81%
“Chris” Lebas 120 32.61%
“Cathy Barousse” Perkins 61 16.57%

 

Alderman – Town of Church Point Ward 5
Errol “Slu” Comeaux 171 65.01%
Donald Lejeune 92 34.99%

 

Alderman – City of Eunice Ward 3 (Multi-parish)
James “Jr.” Bergeron 74 61.15%
Marion “Nootsie” Sattler 47 38.85%

 

Alderman – Town of Basile Dist. 2 (Multi-parish) 3 to be elected
Hunter D. Ortego 8 34.79%
Carmen Ardoin Langley 7 30.44%
Bron Dubroc 5 21.74%
Rodney J. Bellon 2 8.69%
John “J.J.” Jenkins 1 4.34%

 

Alderman – Town of Duson (Multi-parish) 5 to be elected
Marquita Robertson Henry 18 17.30%
Carroll Pepper 13 12.50%
Sandra Lagneaux 11 10.57%
Laurie Leon 11 10.57%
Jimmy Champagne 8 7.69%
Wade Robin 8 7.69%
Gloria Breaux Sanchez 8 7.69%
Eugene “Gene” Cahanin 6 5.76%
Coby Duhon 6 5.76%
Carolyn “Pepe” Richard 6 5.76%
“Steve” Hanks 5 4.80%
Daniel “Danny” Forestier 3 2.88%
Steven Breaux 1 0.96%

 

Alderman – Town of Iota (5 to be elected)
Cody Leckelt 393 17.74%
James “Quillan” Bertrand 348 15.71%
Warren Pousson 323 14.58%
Troy Lantz 316 14.26%
Brenda H. Prather 303 13.67%
Raleigh J. Miller 291 13.13%
Morris “Dukey” Ledet 241 10.88%

 

Alderman – Village of Mermentau (3 to be elected)
Troy Cormier 180 32.43%
Juanita Richard 160 28.83%
David Fruge 146 26.31%
Theresa Simon 69 12.43%

 

Alderman – Village of Morse (3 to be elected)
Eric Primeaux 260 29.92%
Peggy S. Romero 213 24.52%
Raymond Leger 175 20.14%
Ross Michael Trahan 130 14.95%
Hollins Trahan, Sr. 91 10.47%

 

Constitutional Amendment #1 – Medical Asst. Trust Fund
Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the legislature to create the Louisiana Medical Assistance Trust Fund, for the payment of Medicaid reimbursement to the health care provider groups paying the fees into the fund?
Yes 13477 65.94%
No 6963 34.06%

 

Constitutional Amendment #2 – Hospital Stabilization Fund
Summary: Do you support an amendment to create the Hospital Stabilization Fund to stabilize and protect Medicaid reimbursements for health care services by depositing assessments paid by hospitals, as authorized by the legislature, into a fund to support Louisiana hospital reimbursement?
Yes 13167 64.88%
No 7130 35.12%

 

Constitutional Amendment #3 – Tax Sale
Summary: Do you support an amendment allowing an authorized agent of a tax collector to assist in the tax sale process, including the sale of property for delinquent taxes and that the  fee charged by the authorized agent be included within the costs that the collector can recover in the tax sale?
No 12863 66.38%
Yes 6514 33.62%

 

Constitutional Amendment #4 – Investment of Public Funds
Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the investment of public funds to capitalize a state infrastructure bank and the loan, pledge, guarantee, or donation of public funds by a state infrastructure bank for eligible transportation projects?
No 13781 72.03%
Yes 5350 27.97%

 

Constitutional Amendment #5 – Remove Mandatory Retirement Age for Judges
Summary: Do you support an amendment to remove the constitutional requirement that a judge retire upon attaining the age of 70 or, if his seventieth birthday occurs during his term, that he retire upon completion of that term?
No 11959 61.43%
Yes 7507 38.57%

 

Constitutional Amendment #6 – New Orleans Fire and Police Protection

Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the governing authority of Orleans Parish to increase the annual millage rate levied for fire and police protection, to require that the revenue from the fire and police millages be used for fire and police protection service enhancements, and to require that any increase be approved by the voters of Orleans Parish?

No 10795 57.42%
Yes 8004 42.58%

 

Constitutional Amendment #7 – Disabled Veterans Homestead

Summary: Do you support an amendment to provide that the homesteads of veterans with a service-connected disability rating of one hundred percent unemployability or totally disabled by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and their surviving spouses, shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation for up to one hundred fifty thousand dollars, and that a parish-wide vote shall not be required to implement this change in qualification for the exemption?

Yes 13944 72.23%
No 5361 27.77%

 

Constitutional Amendment #8 – Artificial Reef Development Fund

Summary: Do you support an amendment to establish the Artificial Reef Development Fund in the state treasury by depositing in to the fund monies that have been received by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in the form of grants, donations, or other assistance to proved funding for programs dedicated to managing an artificial reef system, the wild seafood certification program, and inshore fisheries habitat enhancement projects?

Yes 11268 58.75%
No 7909 41.24%

 

Constitutional Amendment #9 – Disabled Special Assessment Level

Summary: Do you support an amendment to exclude owners who are permanently totally disabled from the requirement that they annually certify to the assessor the amount of their adjusted gross income in order to receive the Special Assessment Level on their residences for property tax purposes?

No 10812 56.54%
Yes 8308 43.46%

 

Constitutional Amendment #10 – Redemption Period on Property
Summary: Do you support an amendment providing for an eighteen-month redemption period in any parish other than Orleans, for vacant property sold at tax sale which is blighted or abandoned?
No 9898 51.91%
Yes 9169 48.09%

 

Constitutional Amendment #11 – Executive Branch Departments
Summary: Do you support an amendment to change the maximum number of departments in the executive branch of state government from twenty to twenty-one?
No 13988 73.34%
Yes 5083 26.66%

 

Constitutional Amendment #12 – Wildlife and Fisheries Commission
Summary: Do you support an amendment to require that two members of the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission be electors from parishes located north of the parishes of Beauregard, Allen, Evangeline, Avoyelles, and Pointe Coupee?
No 12506 65.72%
Yes 6522 34.28%

 

Constitutional Amendment #13 – Lower 9th Ward Property Sale by Orleans
Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the governing authority of the City of New Orleans to sell at a price fixed by the legislature property located in the Lower Ninth Ward of the city of New Orleans?
No 11874 63.47%
Yes 6834 36.53%

 

Constitutional Amendment #14 – Tax Abatement Election Dates
Summary: Do you support an amendment to provide that legislation relative to tax rebates, tax incentives, and tax abatements may not be introduced or considered by the legislature in a regular session held in an even-numbered year?
No 11717 61.92%
Yes 7205 38.08%

Official Results for the December 6, 2014 Election

US Senator (Statewide)
“Bill” Cassidy 13290 73.66%
Mary Landrieu 4751 26.34%

 

15th JDC District Judge
David M. Smith 11458 70.32%
“Mike” Goss 4834 29.68%

 

Eunice – City Judge (Multi-parish)
“Terry” Hoychick 74 59.20%
Paul Brown 51 40.80%

 

Rayne – City Marshal
Alex “Joe” Lacroix 2275 51.65%
Jamie Conques 2130 48.35%

 

Constable JOP – Ward 4
Douglas R. Short 1192 58.04%
“Mike” Habetz 862 41.96%

 

Chief of Police – City of Eunice (Multi-parish)
“Randy” Fontenot 89 72.35%
Raymond “Bubba” Cole 34 27.65%

 

Chief of Police – City of Rayne
Carroll J. Stelly 1589 51.64%
Joseph “Joe” Caillet 1488 48.36%

 

Alderman Ward 1 – City of Rayne
Curtrese Minix 377 52.51%
Anna “Ann” Domingue-Washington 341 47.49%

 

Alderman – City of Rayne Ward 2
Kenneth Guidry 371 54.23%
Larry J. Menard 313 45.77%

 

Alderman – City of Rayne Ward 4
James “Jimmy” Fontenot 466 56.00%
Gerald Foreman 366 44.00%

 

Alderman – Town of Duson (Multi-parish) 3 to be elected
Jimmy Champagne 9 18.75%
Sandra Lagneaux 9 18.75%
Carolyn “Pepe” Richard 9 18.75%
Wade Robin 8 16.66%
Laurie Leon 7 14.58%
Coby Duhon 6 12.50%

 

Town of Iota Proposition #1 – Renewal of 10 year tax for roads, highways, etc.

Summary: Shall the Town of Iota, State of Louisiana, levy and collect a Five (5) Mills Tax (“Renewal”) on all property subject to taxation situated in said Town (current estimated annual amount of $21, 300.00), annually for a period of ten (10) years, commencing with the year 2015 and ending in the year 2024, for the purpose of maintaining public buildings, improving and maintaining streets, roads, highways and avenues within the said Town?

Yes 239 63.56%
No 137 36.44%

 

Town of Iota Proposition #2 – Renewal of 10 year tax for roads, drainage, etc.

Summary: Shall the Town of Iota, State of Louisiana, levy and collect a Five (5) Mills Tax (“Renewal”) on all property subject to taxation situated in said Town (current estimated annual amount of $21, 300.00), annually for a period of ten (10) years, commencing with the year 2015 and ending in the year 2024, for the purpose of maintaining public buildings, improving and maintaining bridges and the drainage system of the said Town?

Yes 236 63.56%
No 139 36.44%

 

Town of Basile Proposition – Renewal of 10 year tax Misc. Town Projects (Multi-parish)

Summary: Shall the Town of Basile, Parishes of Evangeline and Acadia,  State of Louisiana (the “Town”), be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of eight (8) mills on all property subject to taxation in the Town (an estimated $38,597.50 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year) for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2015 and ending with the year 2024, for the purpose of maintaining drainage facilities, streets, street lighting facilities, bridges, sidewalks, waterworks, sewers and sewerage disposal works, recreational facilities, public parks, public buildings and fire department stations and equipment, including fire engines and payment of salaries for fire department and garbage collection and disposal facilities including the purchasing or constructing within the municipality or adjoining area or areas outside of the corporate limits of the municipality, but within the Parishes of Evangeline and Acadia, industrial plant buildings and other necessary property, appurtenances or equipment, therefor, or for any one or more of said purposes?

Yes 6 100.00%
No 0 0.00%

 

 

Official Election Results for April 6, 2013

Chief of Police – Village of Mermentau (Special Election)
Patrick Breaux 64 83.11%
Justin Kershaw 13 16.89%

 

School Board District 5 (Special Election)
Blane Harmon 443 40.90%
David Lalande 640 59.10%

 

Official Election Results for May 4, 2013

Crowley Service Area Fire Protection – District 11 Proposition

Summary: Shall Crowley Service Area Fire Protection District 11 of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana, levy and collect annually for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2013, a parcel fee of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) on each lot, subdivided portion of ground or individual tract upon which is located, either in whole, or in part, a residential or commercial structure, regardless of the structure’s being occupied or unoccupied (an estimated $120,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the parcel fee for en entire year), for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment for the District, including the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes and all purposes incidental thereto?

Yes 450 94.33%
No 27 5.67%

 

School District #7 of the 2nd Police Jury Ward

Summary: Shall School District 7 of the Second Police Jury Ward of the Parish of Evangeline, Louisiana, and the Seventh Police Jury Ward of the Parish of Acadia, Louisiana, be authorized to continue to levy a two (2.00) mills tax on all property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $74,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of 10 years, beginning with the year 2014 and ending with the year 2023, for the purpose of operating, maintaining and improving public school facilities in the District, the said funds to be specifically dedicated to the Basile High School Athletic department for coaches’ salaries, equipment, transportation, and any and all other legitimate purposes of said department?

Yes 60 84.50%
No 11 15.50%

Official Election Results for October 19, 2013

Bayou Plaquemine and Wikoff Drainage District Proposition (Tax Renewal)

Summary: Shall Bayou Plaquemine and Wikoff Drainage District of the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana, be authorized to continue to levy a tax of five and twelve hundredths (5.12) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $99,840 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for en entire year), for a period of 10 years, beginning with the year 2014 and ending with the year 2023, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within the District?

Yes 157 82.19%
No 34 17.81%

 

Second Ward Gravity Drainage District #2 Proposition (Tax Renewal)

Summary: Shall Second Ward Gravity Drainage District #2 of Acadia Parish, State of Louisiana, be authorized to continue to levy a tax of eight and eighty-nine hundredths (8.89) mills on all property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $82,800 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2014 and ending with the year 2023, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within and for the District?

Yes 41 82%
No 9 18%

 

City of Rayne – Recreation Tax Renewal

Summary: Shall the City of Rayne, State of Louisiana, be authorized to continue to levy a special tax of five (5) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation within the City (an estimated $149,900 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2014 and ending with the year 2023, for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating playgrounds and recreation centers for the City?

Yes 319 83.29%
No 64 16.71%

 

Official  Election Results for March 24, 2012

Presidential Preference Primary

Presidential Nominees – Democratic Party
“Bob” Ely 131 10.58%
Barack Obama 693 55.98%
Darcy G. Richardson 116 9.37%
John Wolfe 298 24.07%

 

Presidential Nominees – Republican Party
Michele Bachman 2 0.11%
Randy Crow 0 0.00%
Newt Gingrich 271 14.96%
Jon Huntsman 4 0.22%
Ron Paul 66 3.64%
Rick Perry 8 0.44%
Charles “Buddy” Roemer 6 0.33%
Mitt Romney 358 19.76%
Rick Santorum 1097 60.54%

Official Election Results for April 21, 2012

Town of Church Point Proposition (Sales Tax)

Summary: 1% sales and use tax of the Town of Church Point to be levied in perpetuity with the proceeds to be used to support law enforcement in the Town.

Yes 432 72.49%
No 164 27.51%

 

School District #7 Proposition (Tax Renewal)

Summary: 10 year, 6.25 mills tax renewal for the purpose of operating, maintaining and improving public school facilities in the District.

Yes 19 61.29%
No 12 38.71%

Official Election Results for May 19, 2012

City of Crowley Tax Proposition (Sales Tax)

Summary: One-half of one percent (1/2 of 1%) 15-year sales and use tax for acquiring, constructing, maintaining and improving infrastructure and capital improvements within the City, with the proceeds of the Tax to be subject to funding into bonds.

Yes 591 65%
No 316 35%

Official Election Results for November 6, 2012 

Presidential Electors
Romney/Ryan – Republican 19931 74.27%
Obama/Biden – Democrat 6560 24.44%
Johnson/Gray – Libertarian 144 0.53%
Stein/Honkala – Green 101 0.37%
Goode/Clymer – Constitution 26 0.09%
Tittle/Turner – We the People 24 0.08%
Anderson/Rodriguez – Justice 23 0.08%
Lindsay/Osorio – Socialism/Lib. 9 0.03%
Fellure/Davis – Prohibition 8 0.02%
White/Scherrer – Socialist Equality 7 0.02%
Harris/Kennedy – Socialist Workers 2 0.00%

 

U.S. Representative – 3rd Congressional District
Charles Boustany Jr. (R) 14892 59.49%
“Jeff” Landry (R) 6586 26.31%
“Ron” Richard (D) 2988 11.93%
Bryan Barrilleaux (R) 403 1.61%
“Jim” Stark (L) 162 0.64%

 

Mayor – City of Rayne (Special ELection)
“Chuck” Robichaux (R) 1618 44.38%
Roland Boudreaux (D) 1343 36.85%
Cheryl Richard (D) 684 18.77%

 

Parish of Acadia Mosquito Control 1/4% Sales Tax (Excluding Crowley and Rayne)

Summary: One-fourth of one percent (1/4%) sales and use tax renewal for a period of 10 years to be dedicated and used for the purpose of paying the cost of maintaining and operating a mosquito control program within Mosquito Control Sales Tax District #3, including the cost of acquiring land, buildings and equipment necessary in connection therewith, with the authority to fund the proceeds of the tax into bonds to pay the cost of capital improvements for such purposes.

Yes 10408 67.16%
No 5089 32.84%

 

Parish of Acadia School Board District Term Limits

Summary: Shall the number of terms of office that any member of the school board may serve be limited to three consecutive four (4) year terms.

Yes 17522 74.72%
No 5927 25.28%

 

Fire Protection District #8 Proposition – Parcel Fee Renewal

Summary: Authority to renew a 10 year, $25.00 parcel fee for acquiring facilities and equipment, including paying the cost of obtaining water, for fire protection purposes and all purposes incidental thereto, and to fund the proceeds of said parcel fee into bonds to pay the costs of capital improvements.

Yes 558 76.54%
No 171 23.46%

 

City of Eunice – Tax Continuation (Multi-parish)

Summary: 10 year, 5 mills property tax continuation for the purposes of maintaining and keeping in repair the streets in the City of Eunice.

Yes 105 77.77%
No 30 22.23%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1 – Medicaid Elderly Trust Fund

Summary: Do you support an amendment to prohibit monies in the Medicaid Trust Fund for the elderly from being used or appropriated for other purposes when adjustments are made to eliminate a state deficit?

Yes 18288 74.32%
No 6317 25.68%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2 – Right to Bear Arms

Summary: Do you support to the Constitution of the State of Louisiana to provide that the right to keep and bear arms is a fundamental right and any restriction of that right requires the highest standard of review by a court?

Yes 19771 79.97%
No 4949 20.03%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3 – Prefiling for Retirement

Summary: Do you support an amendment to require legislation effecting any change to laws concerning retirement systems for public employees that is to be prefiled to be filed no later than forty-five (45) days before the start of a regular legislative session and to require the completion of public notice requirements regarding legislation effecting such a change no later than sixty days before introduction of the bill?

Yes 13426 57.32%
No 9993 42.68%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4 – Veteran Homestead Exemption

Summary: Do you support an amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation, in addition to the homestead exemption, the next seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) of value of property owned and occupied by the spouse of a deceased veteran with a service-connected disability rating of one hundred percent (100%) who passed away prior to the enactment of the exemption?

Yes 17118 72.79%
No 6397 27.21%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #5 – Public Official Forfeiture

Summary: Do you support an amendment to provide for the forfeiture of public retirement benefits by any public servant who is convicted of a felony associated with and committed during his public service?

Yes 17108 71.62%
No 6776 28.38%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #6 -New Iberia Property Annexation Exemption

Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the granting of ad valorem tax exemption contracts by the city of New Iberia for property annexed by the city after January 1, 2013?

Yes 8918 39.54%
No 13638 60.46%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #7 – Filling Vacancies

Summary: Do you support an amendment, relative to the membership of constitutional boards and commissions that have members who are selected from congressional districts, to retain the existing number of members and to provide for implementation of membership from reapportioned congressional districts by filling vacancies first from under-represented districts and then from the state at large?

Yes 14575 63.98%
No 8204 36.02%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #8 – State Bid Tax Exempt Contract

Summary: Do you support an amendment to authorize the granting of ad valorem exemption contracts by the Board of Commerce and Industry for businesses located in parishes which have chosen to participate in a program established for the granting of such contracts?

Yes 11773 52.16%
No 10796 47.84%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #9 – Security/Parcel District Fee

Summary: Do you support an amendment to provide that no law relative to the creation of a special district, the primary purpose of which includes aiding in crime prevention and security by providing for an increased presence of law enforcement personnel in the district or otherwise promoting and encouraging security in the district, shall be enacted unless three separate notices of the proposed law are published at least thirty days prior to introduction of the bill, which notice shall set forth the substance of the proposed law and whether the governing authority of the special district would be authorized to impose and collect a parcel fee within the district, whether the parcel fee will be imposed or may be increased without an election, and the maximum amount of such fee?

Yes 11733 52.21%
No 10737 47.79%

Official Election Results for December 8, 2012 

U.S. Representative – 3rd Congressional District
Charles W. Boustany Jr. (R) 7275 72.20%
“Jeff” Landry (R) 2801 27.80%

 

Mayor – City of Rayne (Special Election Run-off)
Roland Boudreaux 1355 50.24%
“Chuck” Robichaux 1342 49.76%

 

Village of Mermentau – 20 Year Bond for Water

Summary: Authority for the Village of Mermentau, State of Louisiana, to issue not exceeding $1,000,000 of up to 20-year public improvement bonds for acquiring, constructing and installing improvements, extensions and additions to the drinking water system of the Village, said bonds to be payable from ad valorem taxes, with the estimated millage rate to be 12.42 mills in the first year of issue.

Yes 69 82.14%
No 15 17.85%

 

                                                                       Official Election Results for February 19, 2011 Special Election

26th Senatorial District – Special Election

Jonathon Perry (R)

2080

49.82%

Nathan Granger (D)

2095

50.18%

Official Election Results for October 22, 2011

Governor

David Blanchard (NP)

375

2.41%

Leonard “Lenny” Bollingham (NP)

63

0.41%

“Ron” Ceasar (NP)

93

0.59%

Cary J. Deaton (D)

543

3.48%

Tara Hollis (D)

1719

11.04%

“Bobby” Jindal (R)

11727

75.36%

William Robert “Bob” Lang, Jr. (NP)

155

0.99%

Scott Lewis (L)

127

0.81%

“Niki Bird” Papazoglaskis (D)

235

1.51%

Ivo “Trey” Roberts (D)

523

3.36%

 

Lieutenant Governor

“Jay” Dardenne (R)

6384

44.22%

“Billy” Nungesser (R)

8052

55.78%

 

Secretary of State

“Tom” Schedler (R)

6607

47.78%

“Jim” Tucker (R)

7223

52.22%

 

Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry

Belinda “B” Alexandranko (Rfm)

768

5.18%

Jamie LaBranche (D)

3003

20.29%

Michael G. “Mike” Strain (R)

11,028

74.53%

 

Commissioner of Insurance

“Jim” Donelon (R)

10,590

71.78%

Donald C. Hodge (D)

4164

28.22%

 

Member, State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education “BESE”

Dale Bayard (R)

4451

31.03%

Holly Boffy (R)

9891

68.97%

 

State Representative – 42nd District

Anthony Emmons (R)

3739

37.65%

Jack Montoucet (D)

6190

62.35%

 

Clerk of Court

Robert T. “Robby” Barousse (D)

9074

58.59%

Larry M. Lege (R)

6413

41.41%

 

Assessor

“Mike” Goss (D)

7713

49.24%

James J. “Jimbo” Petitjean (D)

7948

50.76%

 

Police Juror – District #1

Vernon “Step” Martin (D)

673

38.74%

Alton “Al” Stevenson (D)

782

45.03%

Hiliary Wilson (NP)

282

16.23%

 

Police Juror – District #3

Julie LeJeune Borill (D)

1052

51.54%

Michael Chiasson (D)

578

28.31%

Kermit Richard (NP)

411

20.13%

 

Police Juror – District #4

Ellis J. “Pete” LeJeune (D)

380

22.30%

John H. Quebodeaux (D)

559

32.80%

Dale Trahan (D)

765

44.90%

 

Police Juror – District #5

Jimmie Pellerin (D)

1019

50.09%

Thomas “TJ” Sonnier (D)

1015

49.91%

 

Police Juror – District #6

John Beard (D)

723

41.81%

A. “Jay” Credeur (D)

1006

58.19%

 

Police Juror – District #7

Cade Benoit (D)

793

41.74%

David Savoy (R)

1107

58.26%

 

Police Juror – District #8

Robert J. Guidry (D)

1062

53.69%

Felton “Tony” Moreau (D)

916

46.31%

 

Justice of the Peace (Special) – Ward 5

Lawrence “Rusty” Broussard, Jr. (D)

913

75.33%

Michael Shayne Richard (D)

299

24.67%

 

Alderman – Village of Morse (Special)

Chastity Richard Coats (D)

92

31.29%

Roger “Red” Fuselier (D)

202

68.71%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1

Summary: To dedicate funds for the TOPS program relative to the portion of the monies deposited in and credited to the Millennium Trust each year from the Tobacco Master Settlement, to provide that once the balance in the Millennium Trust reaches a total of one billion three hundred eighty million dollars, one hundred percent of the annual Settlement Proceeds shall be allocated to the TOPS Fund to support state programs of financial assistance for students attending Louisiana postsecondary education institutions; to provide relative to the rate of tax on certain tobacco products and beginning July 1, 2012, to dedicate such tobacco revenues to the Health Excellence Fund to be used for the purposes of the fund, including providing for the optimal development of Louisiana’s children through the provision of appropriate health care and providing health care initiatives through innovation in advanced health care initiatives; to provide for the deposit, transfer, or credit of certain monies in the Millennium Trust to the Health Excellence Fund, the Education Excellence Fund, and the TOPS Fund.

For

9730

69.82%

Against

4205

43.98%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2

Summary: To require in fiscal years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 that five percent of money designated in the official forecast as nonrecurring be applied toward the balance of the unfunded accrued liability which existed as of June 30, 1988, for the Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System of Louisiana. To further require that in Fiscal year 2015-2016 and every fiscal year thereafter that ten percent of such nonrecurring revenue be applied to such purposes.

For

7561

56.01%

Against

5938

43.99%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3

Summary: To authorize the legislature to establish a private custodial fund, designated as the Patient’s Compensation Fund, for the use, benefit, and protection of medical malpractice claimants and private health care provider members; to provide that assets of the fund shall not be state property.

For

6778

51.40%

Against

6407

48.60%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4

Summary: To provide that if at any time mineral revenues exceed the base provided by law and monies are withdrawn from the Budget Stabilization Fund, no deposit of mineral revenues shall be made to the Budget Stabilization Fund in the same or ensuing fiscal year in which monies in the fund are appropriated or incorporated into the official forecast, except by specific legislative appropriation, and thereafter deposits of mineral revenues into the fund shall resume except in an annual amount not to exceed one-third of the most recent amount appropriated or incorporated into the official forecast.

For

5805

44.77%

Against

7159

55.23%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #5

Summary: To amend provisions relative to tax sales in order to maintain an existing exemption from the minimum bid requirements for tax sales in the city of New Orleans due to changes in populations according to the 2010 census.

For

5309

41.15%

Against

7591

58.85%

 

Parish-wide Proposition – Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption

Summary: Authorizes an additional homestead exemption in the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana, for certain disabled veterans and surviving spouses in accordance with and subject to the provisions of Article VII, Section 21(K) of the Louisiana Constitution.

Yes

9874

73.19%

No

3616

26.81%

 

Sales Tax District #2 Proposition

Summary: 15 year, one percent (1%) sales and use tax renewal with the proceeds of the tax to be dedicated and used for repairing, constructing, improving and maintaining Parish roads and bridges in the unincorporated areas of Acadia Parish, including incidental drainage in connection therewith and acquiring equipment therefor.

Yes

3750

55.14%

No

3050

44.86%

 

City of Crowley Proposition – Sales and Use Tax Levy City Infrastructure & Capital Improvements

Summary: 1/2%, 15 years sales and use tax levy for acquiring, constructing, maintaining and improving infrastructure and capital improvements within the City, with the proceeds of the tax to be subject to funding into bonds.

Yes

1358

46.60%

No

1556

53.40%

 

Fire Protection District #1 Proposition #1 – Tax Renewal

Summary: 10 year, 4.83 mills property tax renewal for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for Fire Protection District #1, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes

210

53.16%

No

185

46.83%

 

Fire Protection District #1 Proposition #2 – Tax Renewal

Summary: 10 year, 3 mills property tax renewal for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for Fire Protection District #1, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes

216

55.38%

No

174

44.62%

Official Election Results for November 19, 2011

Police Juror – District #1 Run-off

Dale Trahan (D)

641

68.77%

John H. Quebodeaux (D)

291

31.23%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment

Summary: To prohibit the levy of new taxes or fees upon the sale or transfer of immovable property, including documentary transaction taxes or fees, or any other tax or fee, by the state or any of its political subdivisions after November 30, 2011.

For

4501

91.26%

Against

431

8.73%

 

Acadia/St. Landry Hospital Service District Proposition – Tax Renewal

Summary: 10 year. 7.67 mills tax renewal for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating the hospital facilities of the District.

Yes

490

76.08%

No

154

23.92%

 

Official Election Results for May 1st, 2010

City of Crowley – Proposition #1

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a Five (5) Mill Tax (“Renewal”) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of Street Maintenance.

Yes

195

45.14%

No

237

54.86%

 

City of Crowley – Proposition #2

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a Five (5) Mill Tax (“Renewal”) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of Public Building and Drainage Maintenance.

Yes

188

44.03%

No

239

55.97%

 

City of Crowley – Proposition #3

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a three-fourths (3/4) Mill Tax (“Renewal”) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of Maintaining Cemeteries.

Yes

193

45.41%

No

232

54.59%

 

First Ward Drainage District Proposition (Millage Renewal)

Summary: 10 Year, 8 Mills property tax renewal for maintenance, construction and improvement of drainage works within and for the First Ward Drainage District of the Parish of Acadia, including the acquisition of equipment therefor.

Yes

233

87.27%

No

34

12.73%

Official Election Results for August 28th, 2010

U.S. Senator – Democratic Party (Statewide)

Closed Party Primary

Neeson J. Chauvin Jr.

382

24.13%

Cary J. Deaton

274

17.32%

“Charlie” Melacon

927

58.56%

 

U.S. Senator – Republican Party (Statewide)

Closed Party Primary

Nick J. Accardo

31

2.90%

Chet D. Traylor

94

8.80%

David Vitter

943

88.30%

 

U.S. Senator – Libertarian Party

Closed Party Primary

Anthony Gentile

16

43.24%

Randall Todd Hayes

21

56.76%

Official Election Results for October 2, 2010

Lieutenant Governor (Statewide)

James “Jim” Crowley (D)

845

7.07%

“Jay” Dardenne (R)

2178

18.22%

Kevin Davis (R)

368

3.07%

Caroline Fayard (D)

2399

20.08%

“Butch” Gautreaux (D)

346

2.89%

“Sammy” Kershaw (R)

4895

40.96%

Melanie J. McKnight (R)

299

2.50%

Roger Villere (R)

620

5.18%

 

Member of School Board – District 2

Douglas John “Doug” LaCombe (NP)

813

43.46%

Charlene Melancon (D)

817

43.66%

Timothy Villemarette (R)

241

12.88%

 

Member of School Board – District 3

Delo Hebert Jr. (O)

854

49.63%

Lynn Shamsie (D)

867

50.37%

 

Member of School Board – District 6

Gene I. Daigle (D)

968

54.33%

Candy Leger (NP)

814

45.67%

 

Mayor – City of Crowley

Greg A. Jones (R)

2067

60.66%

“Woody” Marceaux (D)

1340

39.34%

 

Mayor – Town of Church Point

Roger Boudreaux (D)

1103

68.04%

Errol “Slu” Comeaux (D)

518

31.96%

 

Mayor – Town of Iota

Cynthia F. “Cindy” McDaniel (O)

319

54.06%

John D. Sittig (D)

271

45.94%

 

Mayor – Village of Estherwood

Anthony Borill (D)

219

78.77%

Bryan “Rickey” Monceaux (O)

59

21.23%

 

Mayor – Village of Morse

Leon Clement (D)

103

32.38%

Robert “Butch” Istre (D)

215

67.62%

 

Chief of Police – Church Point

Ronald Carrier (NP)

492

30.14%

Yolanda Higginbotham (D)

341

20.89%

Richard “Chris” McBride (D)

69

4.22%

Vernon Simien (D)

50

3.06%

Albert J. Venable (D)

680

41.66%

 

Chief of Police – Village of Morse

Gregory “Buddy” Guidry (D)

138

44.51%

Jason Todd Richard (O)

172

55.49%

 

Alderman Ward 2A – City of Crowley

Bryan Borill (D)

572

62.24%

Todd Whiting (R)

347

37.76%

 

Alderman Ward 2B – City of Crowley

Lyle O. Fogleman Jr. (D)

481

50.31%

Clay Lejeune (NP)

475

49.68%

 

Alderman Ward 3A – City of Crowley

Vernon “Step” Martin (D)

584

72.36%

Christopher Mayfield (D)

223

27.64%

 

Alderman Ward 3B – City of Crowley

Rannie “Ray” Batiste (D)

213

27.69%

Laurita Pete (D)

556

72.31%

 

Alderman Ward 4A – City of Crowley

Lynn Baker (D)

282

38.47%

Elliot Dore (D)

451

61.53%

 

Alderman Ward 4B – City of Crowley

Mary T. Melancon (D)

388

52.57%

Regina M. Smith (D)

350

47.43%

 

Alderman Ward 3 – City of Rayne

Gerard “Jerry” Arceneaux (R)

220

42.80%

Michael Doucet (D)

294

57.20%

 

Alderman Ward 4 – Town of Church Point

Theresa “Teasie” Cary (D)

156

36.87%

Aimia “MiMi” Doucet (R)

267

63.13%

 

Alderman Ward 5 – Town of Church Point

Donald Lejeune (D)

187

61.72%

Chad Matte (R)

116

38.28%

 

Alderman – Town of Iota (5 to be elected)

Nicholas “Nick” Bouterie (R)

382

15.68%

Joshua Dupre (D)

275

11.28%

R.B. “Toby” Fontenot (D)

272

11.16

Troy Lantz (D)

305

12.52%

Cody Leckelt (R)

271

11.12%

Raleigh Miller (D)

294

12.06%

Warren Pousson (D)

312

12.80%

Brenda H. Prather (O)

325

13.35%

 

Alderman – Village of Estherwood (3 to be elected)

Donna Kay Bertrand (D)

145

20.27%

Allen Leblanc (NP)

100

13.98%

John Monceaux (NP)

139

19.44%

Donald “Don” Popp (R)

182

25.45%

“Tim” Savant (D)

149

20.84%

 

Alderman – Village of Morse (3 to be elected)

Randall Bertrand (D)

152

17.79%

Wade Clement (D)

140

16.39%

Donlean “Don” Gary (D)

170

19.90%

Dale Louviere (D)

175

20.49%

Peggy Romero (D)

217

25.40%

 

Parish-wide Proposition (Millage Renewal)

Summary: Authority to continue a 3.18 mills tax for a period of 10 years for the purpose of maintaining roads and bridges in Acadia Parish.

Yes

6309

56.68%

No

4822

43.32%

 

Northwest Acadia Recreation District Proposition

Summary: 10 Year 4 mills property tax for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining, operating and/or supporting parks, playgrounds, recreation centers and other recreational facilities in Northwest Acadia Parish Recreation District, together with the necessary furnishing, equipment and programs therefor.

Yes

923

59.69%

No

1367

40.31%

 

Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District Proposition (Millage Renewal)

Summary: 10 year, 1.03 mills tax renewal for constructing, maintaining and operating the Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District’s fire protection facilities, including the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes

115

77.19%

No

34

22.81%

 

Fire Protection District #7 Proposition

Summary: 12 year, $50.00 parcel fee for acquiring facilities and equipment, including paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes and all purposes incidental thereto, subject to funding into bonds.

Yes

270

51.83%

No

251

48.17%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1

Summary: To change the legislature to odd/even years

For

5464

50.27%

Against

5405

49.73%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2

Summary: To change Homeland Security to unclassified.

For

4674

43.25%

Against

6131

56.75%

Official Election Results for November 2, 2010

Lieutenant Governor (Statewide)

“Jay” Dardenne (R)

10745

62.53%

Caroline Fayard (D)

6437

37.47%

 

United States Senator (Statewide)

Michael Karlton Brown (NP)

146

.84%

R.A. “Skip” Galan (NP)

80

.46%

Milton Gordon (NP)

87

.50%

Randall Todd Hayes (L)

183

1.05%

Thomas G. “Tommy” LaFargue (O)

70

.40%

William Robert “Bob” Lang, Jr. (O)

66

.38%

William R. McShan (RF)

69

.39%

“Charlie” Melancon (D)

4719

27.19%

Sam Houston Melton, Jr.

43

.24%

Michael Lane “Mike” Spears (O)

155

.89%

David Vitter (R)

11627

66.99%

Ernest D. Wooton (O)

109

.62%

 

Acadia Parish School Board – District 2 (Run-off)

Douglas John “Douglas” LaCombe (NP)

1264

52.49%

Charlene Melancon (D)

1144

47.51%

 

Chief of Police – Church Point (Run-off)

Ronald Carrier (NP)

615

40.03%

Albert J. Venable (D)

921

59.96%

 

Fourth Ward Drainage District No. 1 Proposition (Millage Renewal)

Summary: 10 year ad valorem tax of six & thirty-two-one-hundredths (6.32) mills on property subject to taxation situated in the District for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within and for the said District.

Yes

172

51.19%

No

164

48.81%

 

Egan Drainage District No. 1 Proposition (Millage Renewal)

Summary: 10 year ad valorem tax of seven (7) mills on property subject to taxation situated in the District for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within and for the said district.

Yes

258

50.98%

No

248

49.02%

 

City of Crowley Proposition No. 1 (Millage Renewal)

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a Five (5) mill Tax (“Renewal”) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of Street Maintenance.

Yes

1955

58.72%

No

1374

41.28%

 

City of Crowley Proposition No. 2 (Millage Renewal)

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a Five (5) mill Tax (“Renewal”) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of Public Building and Drainage Maintenance.

Yes

1947

58.55%

No

1378

41.45%

 

City of Crowley Proposition No. 3 (Millage Renewal)

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a three-fourths (3/4) mill Tax (“Renewal”) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of maintaining cemeteries.

Yes

1882

56.70%

No

1437

43.30%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1

Summary: To provide that nay salary increase enacted by law for certain state elected officials, including statewide elected officials, members of the legislature, not be implemented until a subsequent term of office.

For

9838

62.42%

Against

5922

37.58%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2

Summary: To decrease the amount of taxes retained by the state on the severance of natural resources, other than sulphur, lignite, and timber, and to increase the maximum amount of such revenues which are remitted to the parish governing authority from where the severance occurs, to be implemented in the event that the official forecast of severance tax revenues for any fiscal year includes an estimate for severance tax collections which will exceed that actually collected by the state in Fiscal Year 2009-2009; to change the annual maximum amount to be remitted to a parish governing authority from eight hundred fifty thousand dollars to one million eight hundred fifty thousand for the first fiscal year of implementation, which amount would increase to two million eight hundred fifty thousand dollars for the following and subsequent fiscal years; to provide for annual adjustment of the maximum amounts in accordance with the consumer price index; to require that of the revenues received by a parish governing authority under these provisions, that portion which is in excess of the amount of such revenues received in Fiscal Year 2011-2012 be used within the parish for the same purposes as monies received from the Parish Transportation Fund; to require that of the severance taxes and royalty revenues retained by the state from activity on state lands within the Atchafalaya Basin, up to ten million dollars per year be deposited into a special fund created in the state treasury to be known as the Atchafalaya Basin Conservation Fund; to provide that monies in this fund be used exclusively for conservations, improvement, and management of the Atchafalaya Basin in accordance with formal state and federal plans; to require legislative approval for and specific limitations on the use of monies appropriated from the fund.

For

9870

62.55%

Against

5907

37.45%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3

Summary: To exempt from ad valorem tax, in addition to the homestead exemption, the next seventy-five thousand dollars of value of property which is owned and occupied by a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of one hundred percent; to authorize the exemption to apply to the surviving spouse of a deceased veteran if the exemption was in effect on the property prior to the death of the veteran and the surviving spouse remains the owner of the property; to require the taxing authority to absorb any decrease in the total amount of ad valorem taxes collected as a result of this exemption; to prohibit the exemption from creating any additional tax liability for other property taxpayers; to prohibit implementation of the exemption from triggering reappraisal of property or adjustment of millages; provides that the exemption shall only extend and apply if established through an election called by the local governing authority and approved by a majority of the registered voters in an election held for that purpose.

For

9491

61.29%

Against

5994

38.71%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4

Summary: To provide that the power of a taxing authority with a governing authority which is not elected to increase millage rates without voter approval after reappraisal, which is presently limited by the prior year’s maximum millage rate, be further limited by the prior year’s maximum millage rate, be further limited to annual increases which do not exceed two and one-half percent of the property tax collections for the immediately preceding calendar year; to exclude from such restriction taxing authorities which are special fire protection or fire department districts or ports, port harbor, and terminal districts, and millages levied by certain levee districts under authority granted by the Constitution of Louisiana.

For

6202

40.96%

Against

8938

59.04%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #5

Summary: To authorize continuation of the homestead exemption and the special assessment level for a homestead that has been destroyed or is uninhabitable due to a disaster for two years if the homeowner’s claim for damages is pending in a formal appeal process with a governmental agency or program offering assistance for repairing or rebuilding homes damaged by the disaster or if a homeowner has a damage claim filed and pending against the insurer of the property; to authorize an assessor to grant up to three additional one-year extensions of the continuation of the homestead exemption and the special assessment level as prescribed by law.

For

8555

56.16%

Against

6680

43.84%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #6

Summary: To require a two-thirds vote of the elected members of each house of the legislature to enact any benefit provision for members of a Louisiana public retirement system if the provisions has an actuarial cost.

For

8151

53.67%

Against

7039

46.33%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #7

Summary: To provide relative to the bidding process for ad valorem property tax sales by authorizing a bidder at a tax sale to bid down the existing five percent penalty in increments of one-tenth of one percent; to require the payment of penalties by a bidder at ad valorem property tax sales; to require the payment of interest, penalties, and costs by a taxpayer who is delinquent on the payment of taxes.

For

5211

34.90%

Against

9720

65.10%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #8

Summary: Provides that property expropriated for the public purpose of removing a threat to public health or safety caused by the existing use or disuse of the property shall not be subject to the requirement of offering the property back to the original owner who allowed the property to become a threat to public health or safety or to the requirement of public sale.

For

5825

38.80%

Against

9187

61.20%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #9

Summary: To provide that, in civil matters only, when a court of appeal is to modify or reverse an administrative agency determination in a workers’ compensation claim and one judge dissents, the case shall be reargued before a panel of at least five judges prior to rendition of judgment, and majority shall concur to render judgment.

For

6968

46.44%

Against

8035

53.56%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #10

Summary: To permit criminal defendants, except in capital cases, to waive their right to a trial by jury no later than forty-five days prior to the trial date.

For

7903

51.89%

Against

7326

48.11%

 

Official Election Results for April 4th, 2009

Member of LA Public Service Commissioner – Special Election (Statewide)
Clyde Holloway (R) 1105 27.89%
“Joe” McPherson (D) 726 18.32%
Gil Pinac (R) 2131 53.79%

 

Parish-wide Proposition #1

Summary: 10 Year, 2.12 mills tax renewal for the purpose of constructing, improving, maintaining, and operating the Parish’s Cooperative Extension Service Building and constructing improvements to and maintaining and operating the Parish’s Multi-purpose Building and Arena; provided, however, that at least 40% of the annual tax proceeds shall be budgeted for each of said purposes.

Yes 2243 60.02%
No 1494 39.98%

 

Parish-wide Proposition #2

Summary: 10-year, 2.12 mills tax extension and continuation for the purpose of improving and paying the maintenance and operating expenses of the public health units of Acadia Parish and other related public health activities.

Yes 2260 60.88%
No 1452 39.12%

 

School District #7 Proposition

Summary: 10-year, 6.19 mills property tax continuation for maintaining and operating the public schools in the District.

Yes 40 63.49%
No 23 36.51%

Official Election Results for May 2nd, 2009

City of Crowley Proposition – Fire & Personnel Salary Tax

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a Five (5) Mill Tax (“Renewal”) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of Fire & Police personnel salary.

Yes 203 72.24%
No 78 27.76%

Official Election Results for May 30th, 2009

Fire Protection District #4 Proposition – Special Election

Summary: 10-year, 8.07 mills property tax continuation for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for the District, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes 106 95.49%
No 5 4.51%

Official Election Results for October 17th, 2009

Iota-Long Point Gravity Drainage District Proposition – Tax Renewal

Summary: 10-year, 5 mills property tax renewal for improving, maintaining and operating the drainage system within Iota-Long Point Gravity Drainage District of the Parish of Acadia, Louisiana.

Yes 104 95.41%
No 5 4.59%

 

Bayou Mallet Gravity Drainage District Proposition – Tax Renewal

Summary: 10-year, 5.04 mills property tax renewal for acquiring, constructing, maintaining and/or operating gravity drainage works within and for Bayou Mallet Gravity Drainage District of the Parish of Acadia, Louisiana.

Yes 45 90%
No 5 10%

 

Fire Protection District #5 Proposition – Special Election

Summary: 10-year, 4.80 mills property tax continuation for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in Fire Protection No. 5, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes 126 95.45%
No 6 4.55%

Official Election Results for November 14th, 2009

Fire Protection District #6 Proposition – Tax Continuation

Summary: 10-year, 8.01 mills property tax continuation for constructing, acquiring, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for the Fire Protection District No. 6 of the Parish of Acadia and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes 50 92.60%
No 4 7.40%

 

Official Election Results for February 9th, 2008

This includes provisional votes casts and counted.

Republican Presidential Nominee (Nationwide)

Jerry Curry

5

0.36%

Daniel Gilbert

4

0.29%

Rudolph W. Giuliani

8

0.58%

“Mike” Huckabee

659

47.78%

Duncan Hunter

5

0.36%

Alan Keyes

8

0.58%

John McCain

550

39.55%

Ron Paul

51

3.67%

Mitt Romney

79

5.69%

“Tom” Tancredo

1

0.07%

Fred Thompson

19

1.37%

 

Democratic Presidential Nominee (Nationwide)

“Joe” Biden

100

2.27%

Hillary Clinton

2030

46.14%

Christopher J. Dodd

32

0.73%

John Edwards

213

4.84%

Dennis J. Kucinich

15

0.34%

Barack Obama

1958

44.48%

William “Bill” Richardson

53

1.20%

 

Republican State Central Committee

Catherine Bercier

165

47.14%

Keith Lamm

185

52.86%

 

Town of Church Point – Sales Tax Proposition

Summary: One percent (1%) sales and use tax with the proceeds to be dedicated and used for the purposes of (I) 40% for acquiring, constructing, improving, operating and maintaining public parks and recreation facilities, including the acquisition of furnishings and equipment therefor; (II) 30% for maintaining, improving and operating the Town’s Police Department, including the construction of buildings, the acquisition of equipment and facilities therefor, and paying the salaries and benefits of department employees; and (III) 30% for the payment of capital improvements to public streets and sidewalks with the proceeds of the tax to be subject to being funded into bonds.

Yes

274

35.22%

No

504

64.78%

Official Election Results for March 8th, 2008

Parish-wide Proposition #1 (continuation) – Acadia Parish School Board

Summary: 10-Year 15.02 Mill Property Tax for the support of the public schools in the parish.

Yes

2227

78.55%

No

608

21.44%

 

Parish-wide Proposition #2 (continuation) – Acadia Parish School Board

Summary: 10-Year 5.01 Mill Property Tax for the support of the public schools in the parish to maintain school buildings.

Yes

2210

78.53%

No

604

21.46

 

Town of Basile Proposition (Multi-parish)

Summary: Authority for the Town of Basile, Parishes of Acadia and Evangeline (the “Town”) to levy a 25 year, 19.95 mills property tax for acquiring, constructing, renovating, improving, extending, maintaining and operating works of public improvements.

Yes

0

0.00%

No

2

100.00%

Official Election Results for July 19th, 2008

Parish-wide Proposition #1 (continuation) – Law Enforcement District

Summary: Authority to levy a 9 mills tax for a period of 5 years for the purpose of providing additional funding for the Acadia Parish Law Enforcement District which shall include (a) paying the salaries and benefits of deputies, (b) acquiring, operating and maintaining vehicles and communications equipment, and (c) providing additional funding for operations and training.

Yes

1255

16.98%

No

6135

83.02%

 

Town of Church Point – 1% Sales and Use Tax

Summary: One percent sales and use tax with the proceeds to be dedicated and used for any lawful corporate purpose, including the operation of senior citizen programs and to pay the cost of constructing and maintaining capital improvements, said tax to be in lieu of and replace a seven (7) mills ad valorem tax now being levied for general purposes, with the proceeds of the tax to be subject to being funded into bonds.

Yes

353

45.37%

No

425

54.63%

 

Fire Protection District #3 Parcel Fee Proposition

Summary: Authority to levy a 10 year parcel fee of $25 per lot, portion of ground or tract in the district upon which is located a structure, in whole or in part, a residential or commercial structure, whether occupied or unoccupied for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including the cost of obtaining water.

Yes

197

66.55%

No

99

33.45%

 

Fire Protection District #3 –  5.13 Mills Renewal Proposition

Summary: 10 Year, 5.13 Mills property tax continuation for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, and all purposes incidental thereto.

Yes

156

54.36%

No

131

45.64%

Official Election Results for October 4, 2008

Crowley City Judge

Lyle O. Fogleman, Jr. (D)

1573

31.92%

Kim Hayes (D)

1558

31.63%

Marie Elise “M’elise” Trahan (D)

1796

36.45%

 

Justice of the Peace – Ward 2

Wayne Doucet (D)

213

67.83%

Timothy Ware (O)

101

32.17%

 

Fire Protection District No. 2 Proposition – Millage Continuation

Summary: 10 year, 7.08 mills property tax continuation for constructing, acquiring, improving, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment in the District and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes

73

85.88%

No

12

14.12%

 

Fire Protection District No. 9 Proposition – Millage Renewal

Summary: 10 year, 10 mills property tax renewal for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in the District, including fire trucks, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes

593

84.95%

No

105

15.05%

 

Sixth Ward & Crowley Drainage District Proposition – Tax Renewal

Summary: 10 year, 5 mills property tax renewal for constructing, improving, maintaining and operating the drainage facilities in the District.

Yes

2310

53.57%

No

2018

46.63%

Official Election Results for November 4, 2008

Crowley City Judge

Lyle O. Fogleman, Jr. (D)

3592

46.01%

Marie Elise “M’elise” Trahan (D)

4214

53.99%

 

President and Vice President of the United States of America (Nationwide)

Barack Obama/Joe Biden Democratic Party

7028

26.32%

Cynthia McKinney/Rosa Clemente Green Party

182

.69%

John McCain/Sarah Palin Republican Party

19229

71.99%

Chuck Baldwin/Darrell Castle Constitution Party

35

.13%

Ralph Nader/Matt Gonzalez Independent

117

.44%

“Ron” Paul/Barry Goldwater Jr. Louisiana Taxpayers Party

101

.37%

Gene Amondson/Leroy Pletten Prohibition

6

.02%

Gloria La Riva/Eugene Puryear Socialism and Liberation

4

.01%

James Harris/Alyson Kennedy Socialist Workers Party

9

.03%

 

United States Senator (Statewide)

Mary Landrieu (D)

11383

43.59%

Richard Fontanesi (L)

283

1.09%

John Kennedy (R)

14090

53.95%

“Jay” Patel (no party)

206

.78%

Robert Stewart

155

.59%

 

U.S. Congressional Representative (Multi-parish)

Charles W. Boustany, Jr. (R)

17531

67.89%

Donald “Don” Cravins, Jr. (D)

7190

27.85%

Peter Vidrine

1102

4.26%

 

Constitutional Amendment #1

Summary: To impose term limits for members of certain state boards and commissions.

For

14676

65.59%

Against

7697

34.41%

 

Constitutional Amendment #2

Summary: To require that the call for a special legislative session be issued at least seven calendar days prior to the start of the session.

For

12005

54.48%

Against

10030

45.52%

 

Constitutional Amendment #3

Summary: To allow the Legislature to appoint a temporary successor for any legislator called to active military duty that prevents performance of the duties of office.

For

13018

59.08%

Against

9013

40.92%

 

Constitutional Amendment #4

Summary: To dedicate additional state severance taxes to parishes of origin, restrict the use of a portion of these funds and dedicate a portion of severance taxes collected on state lands to the Atchafalaya Basin Conservation Fund.

For

9868

44.98%

Against

12073

55.02%

 

Constitutional Amendment #5

Summary: To allow homeowners the ability to transfer any special property tax assessment level to their new home when their property is sold to or expropriated by the state, federal, or local government.

For

8988

41.64%

Against

12593

58.36%

 

Constitutional Amendment #6

Summary: To remove the requirement that public authorities first offer expropriated property back to its prior owner before the property can be sold to a third party if the property was taken to remove a threat to public health or safety and was held for less than 30 years. It would also remove the requirement that such property be sold by public bid and eliminate the opportunity for certain property owners to challenge surplus takings.

For

8527

39.54%

Against

13036

60.46%

 

Constitutional Amendment #7

Summary: To allow public funds reserved for non-pension, post-employment benefits to be invested in stocks.

For

8043

36.95%

Against

13723

63.05%

 

Official Election Results for May 5, 2007

Iota – Egan Oilfield Consolidated School District #8 Tax Proposition

Summary: Authority to levy a 10 year 10 mills tax beginning in the year 2007 for the purpose of giving additional support to public elementary and secondary schools including the funding of the construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of public school buildings and the acquisition of the necessary equipment and furnishings therefore.

Yes

325

61.09%

No

207

38.91%

 

Fifth Ward School District #7 Maintenance Continuation Tax Proposition

Summary: Authority to continue to levy a 10 year 13.45 mills tax beginning in the year 2007 for the purpose of giving additional support to public elementary and secondary schools including the funding of the construction, improvements, maintenance and operation of public school buildings and the acquisition of the necessary equipment and furnishings therefore.

Yes

171

70.66%

No

71

29.34%

Official Election Results for October 20, 2007

Governor – State of Louisiana (Statewide)

B. Alexandrenko

52

0.27%

Walter J. Boasso (D)

4099

21.13%

Foster Campbell (D)

1693

8.73%

Vincent Mark Castillo

23

0.12%

Sheldon Forest

39

0.20%

Anthony “Tony G” Gentile

56

0.29%

John Georges

2796

14.41%

T. Lee Horne, III (L)

42

0.22%

“Bobby” Jindal (R)

10443

53.83%

M.V. “Vinny” Mendoza (D)

43

0.22%

Arthur D. “Jim” Nichols

18

0.09%

Hardy Parkerson (D)

27

0.14%

Mary Volentine Smith (D)

69

0.36%

 

Lieutenant Governor – State of Louisiana (Statewide)

Gary Beard (R)

1335

7.12%

Norris “Spanky” Gros, Jr.

189

1.01%

Thomas D. Kates

203

1.08%

“Sammy” Kershaw (R)

9260

49.36%

“Mitch” Landrieu (D)

7774

41.44%

 

Secretary of State – State of Louisiana (Statewide)

“Jay” Dardenne (R)

10290

57.59%

Scott Lewis

941

5.27%

“R.” Wooley (D)

6638

37.15%

 

Attorney General – State of Louisiana (Statewide)

Royal Alexander (R)

5716

31.26%

James D. “Buddy” Caldwell (D)

4196

22.95%

Charles C. Foti, Jr. (D)

8371

45.79%

 

Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry – State of Louisiana (Statewide)

Wayne Carter (R)

1324

7.16%

Don Johnson (R)

1115

6.03%

“Bob” Odom (D)

7837

42.36%

Mike Strain (R)

8226

44.46%

 

Commissioner of Insurance – State of Louisiana (Statewide)

James “Jim” Crowley (D)

7383

41.54%

“Jim” Donelon (R)

7810

43.94%

Robert Lansden (R)

1680

9.45%

Jerilyn Schneider-Kneale (R)

901

5.07%

 

BESE Board Member – District 7 (Multi-parish)

Dale Bayard (D)

8675

50.13%

“Charlie” Buckels (R)

8631

49.87%

 

State Senator – 25th Senatorial District (Multi-parish)

Mark Abraham (R)

1913

20.09%

Dan “Blade” Morrish (R)

1456

15.29%

“Gil” Pinac (D)

6153

64.62%

 

State Senator – 26th Senatorial District (Multi-parish)

“Mickey” Frith (D)

1741

19.35%

“Nick” Gautreaux (D)

7257

80.65%

 

State Representative – 42nd District (Multi-parish)

Isabella delaHoussaye (R)

4939

42.84%

Jack Montoucet (D)

6591

57.16%

 

Sheriff – Acadia Parish

K.P. Gibson (D)

7612

39.62%

Wayne A. Melancon (D)

10485

54.58%

Danny H. Wimberly (D)

1115

5.80%

 

Assessor – Acadia Parish

Russel L. Benoit

11842

63.86%

Woodrow “Woody” Marceaux (D)

6701

36.14%

 

Coroner – Acadia Parish

Mark Dawson (R)

11375

63.06%

Marcelo Polanco

6662

36.94%

 

Police Juror – District 1

Rennie “Ray” Batiste (D)

513

29.79%

Alton “Al” Stevenson (D)

1209

70.21%

 

Police Juror – District 2

A.J. “Fatty” Broussard (R)

993

43.25%

Ray Kibodeaux

417

18.16%

Larry Regan

886

38.59%

 

Police Juror – District 3

Audie Hanks (R)

521

23.22%

John W. Humble, Sr. (D)

701

31.24%

Robert L. Jardell (D)

499

22.24%

Kermit Richard (D)

523

23.31%

 

Police Juror – District 4

Chester Pommier (D)

761

39.70%

John H. Quebodeaux (D)

1156

60.30%

 

Police Juror – District 5

Jimmie Pellerin (D)

1124

48.91%

Thomas “T.J.” Sonnier (D)

1174

51.09%

 

Police Juror – District 6

John Beard (D)

914

40.14%

A.J. “Jay” Credeur (D)

942

41.37%

Ferdie Latiolais (D)

421

18.49%

 

Police Juror – District 7

Cade Benoit (D)

1221

52.65%

Jason Werth (R)

1098

47.35%

 

Mayor – Village of Morse (Special Election)

Leon Clement (D)

98

29.97%

Robert “Butch” Istre (D)

201

61.47%

Leo Meaux, Jr. (D)

28

8.56%

 

Alderman – Village of Morse (Special Election)

Kevin D. Abshire (D)

137

42.68%

Randall Bertrand (D)

184

57.32%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1

Summary: To prohibit the reduction of state salary supplements for full-time law enforcement and fire protection officers.

For

9876

59.27%

Against

6786

40.73%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2

Summary:  To authorize the legislature to supplement the uniform pay plans of sworn, commissioned law enforcement officers employed by a bona fide police agency of the state or its political subdivisions and for fire protection officers employed by a port authority from any available funds of the state, the department, the agency, or the political subdivision, provided that such supplement may be made available only for those law enforcement officers employed on a full-time basis who serve the welfare of the public in the capacity of a police officer by providing police services to the general public, by effecting arrest, issuing citations, and serving warrants while patrolling waterways and riverfront areas and for those fire protection officers employed on a full-time basis to provide fire protection services to a port authority.

For

8699

53.21%

Against

7648

46.79%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3

Summary:  To provide that no benefit provision for members of any state retirement system having an actuarial cost shall be approved by the legislature unless a funding source providing new or additional funds sufficient to pay all such actuarial cost within ten years of the effective date of the benefit provision is identified in such enactment.

For

8338

52.15%

Against

7650

47.85%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4

Summary: To exempt consigned jewelry from ad valorem property taxation.

For

6186

38.30%

Against

9964

61.70%

 

City of Crowley Proposition #1 – Renewal of Wastewater Disposal Facilities Tax

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a three and one-half (3.5) mill tax “renewal”, annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of public parks and recreation.

Yes

1885

52.52%

No

1704

47.48%

 

City of Crowley Proposition #2 – Renewal of Public Parks and Recreation Tax

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a three (3) mill tax (renewal) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of public parks and recreation.

Yes

1986

55.37%

No

1601

44.63%

 

City of Crowley Proposition #3 – Renewal of Youth Recreation Building and Maintenance Tax

Summary: To authorize the City of Crowley to levy and collect a one (1) mill tax (renewal) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of youth recreation building maintenance.

Yes

2062

57.58%

No

1519

42.42%

 

Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District Proposition – Bonds

Summary: Authority to issue $750,000 of 10-year general obligation bonds of Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District for acquiring, constructing and improving buildings, machinery and equipment, including both real and personal property, to be used in giving fire protection to the property in said district. Said bonds to be payable from Ad Valorem taxes.

Yes

215

66.56%

No

108

33.44%

 

Town of Iota Proposition

Summary: To authorize the Town of Iota to levy and collect a nine (9) mill tax (renewal) annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of construction, maintenance and replacement of publics streets, roads, avenues, alleyways and bridges (including drainage and equipment necessary therefor) in said town.

Yes

292

66.36%

No

148

33.64%

Official Election Results for November 17, 2007

Attorney General – State of Louisiana (Statewide)

Royal Alexander

3124

36.77%

James D. “Buddy” Caldwell

5371

63.23%

 

State Senator – 25th Senatorial District (Multi-parish)

Dan “Blade” Morrish

1686

29.62%

“Gil” Pinac

4005

70.37%

 

Police Juror – District #2

A.J. “Fatty” Broussard

865

50.64%

Larry Regan

843

49.35%

 

Police Juror – District #3

John W. Humble, Sr.

682

46.52%

Kermit Richard

74

53.48%

 

Police Juror – District #6

John Beard

677

49.74%

A.J. “Jay” Credeur

684

50.25%

 

Official Election Results for July 15, 2006

Fire Protection District No. 10 Proposition (Parcel Fee)

Summary: 10 Year, $50.00 parcel fee for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and operating fire protection facilities and equipment, including paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, the salaries of firemen and all purposes incidental thereto, subject to funding into bonds.

Yes

479

72.80%

No

179

27.20%

 

Second Ward Gravity Drainage District No. 1 Proposition

Summary: 10 Year, 10 mills property tax for constructing, improving, maintaining and operating drainage works for the district.

Yes

73

78.50%

No

20

21.50%

Official Election Results for September 30, 2006

Secretary of State (Statewide)

Mary Chehardy (R)

617

4.54%

Rayburn Clipper (L)

142

1.04%

James “Jim” Crowley (NO)

529

3.89%

“Jay” Dardenne (R)

1364

10.05%

“Mike” Francis (R)

7824

57.65%

Francis C. Heitmeier (D)

2876

21.19%

Allen “Al” Leone

219

1.61%

 

Commissioner of Insurance (Statewide)

James David Cain (R)

6063

46.72%

James J. “Jim” Donelon (R)

4336

33.42%

DeAnne Henke (R) – Withdrew

1412

10.88%

S.B.A. Zaitoon

1167

8.98%

 

Member of School Board – District 2

Lyle C. Johnson (D)

656

36.24%

Douglas J. “Doug” LaCombe (O)

648

35.81%

Cliff “Coach O” Oestriecher (D)

506

27.95%

 

Member of School Board – District 7

Donald Amy (D)

650

43.81%

James “Bozo” Higginbotham (D)

834

56.19%

 

Member of School Board – District 8

Robert McManus (D)

711

38.28%

Milton Simar (D)

1146

61.72%

 

Mayor – City of Crowley

“Greg” Jones (R)

1477

36.15%

Woodrow “Woody” Marceaux (D)

1285

31.44%

Ezora Proctor (D)

1325

32.41%

 

Mayor – Town of Church Point

Roger Boudreaux (D)

1115

66.48%

Richard M. Horecky (D)

562

33.52%

 

Mayor – Village of Mermentau

David W. Fruge (D)

141

67.15%

Myrtis A. Gautreaux (D)

69

32.85%

 

Mayor – Village of Morse

Leon Clement (D)

107

35.91%

Donlean Gary (D)

191

64.09%

 

Mayor – City of Eunice (Multi-parish)

E. Lynn LeJeune (D)

78

62.40%

Robert “Bob” Morris (R)

47

37.60%

 

Mayor – Town of Basile (Multi-parish)

John “J.J.” Jenkins (D)

0

0.00%

Berline B. Sonnier (D)

2

100.00%

 

Chief of Police – City of Eunice (Multi-parish)

Ronald Dies (D)

61

48.42%

Gary “Goose” Fontenot (O)

65

51.58%

Carlton Thibodeaux (D)

0

0.00%

Gerald Watley (D)

0

0.00%

 

Chief of Police – Town of Duson (Multi-parish)

Scott Gary (R)

1

41.17%

Joseph “TJ” Johnfore (O)

9

52.94%

Roland Lewis (D)

7

5.89%

 

Chief of Police – City of Rayne

John W. “Piggy” Arceneaux (R)

627

22.36%

Eddie Guidry (D)

232

8.28%

George Melancon Sr. (D)

759

27.08%

Carroll Stelly (D)

1185

42.28%

 

Chief of Police – Town of Church Point

Ronald Carrier (O)

631

38.05%

Wiley e. “Ned” Mauldin (NO)

257

15.51%

Albert J. Venable Sr. (D)

770

46.44%

 

Chief of Police – Village of Estherwood

James R. Burnett Sr. (O)

64

23.98%

Kevin LeBlanc (NO)

123

46.06%

Wayne Welsh (O)

80

29.96%

 

Chief of Police – Village of Morse

Roger Lafosse (D)

36

12.25%

Jason Todd Richard (D)

258

87.75%

 

Alderman Ward 1 – City of Rayne

Romel Charles (R)

136

25.37%

Ann Domingue Washington (D)

400

74.62%

 

Alderman Ward 1 – Town of Church Point

Mel Green (R)

169

46.81%

Debra Guidry-Thomas (D)

156

43.21%

Linda B. Malbrough (D)

36

9.98%

 

Alderman Ward 2 Division A – City of Crowley

James M. Buatt (D)

497

46.49%

Todd W. Whiting (D)

572

53.50%

 

Alderman Ward 2 Division B – City of Crowley

Lyle O. Fogleman Jr. (D)

516

47.25%

Michael H. Landry (R)

250

22.90%

“J.C.” Webb (R)

326

29.85%

 

Alderman Ward 2 – Town of Church Point

Kevin “Hobie” Fontenot (R)

211

72.02%

Ronnie Richard (D)

82

27.98%

 

Alderman Ward 3 – City of Eunice (Multi-parish)

Chawana V. Fontenot (R)

91

74.59%

Betty Pousson Young (R)

31

25.41%

 

Alderman Ward 3 – City of Rayne

Gerard “Jerry” Arceneaux (R)

462

64.16%

Michael Normand (D)

258

35.84%

 

Alderman Ward 3 Division A – City of Crowley

Nelson J. Arceneaux (D)

430

41.22%

Vernon “Step” Martin (D)

613

58.78%

 

Alderman Ward 3 Division B – City of Crowley

Cliff “Mutt” Augustine (D)

149

14.52%

Rannie “Baby Ray” Batiste (D)

208

20.27%

Woodrow “Tact” Harmon (D)

76

7.40%

Laurita D. Pete (D)

593

57.79%

 

Alderman Ward 3 – Town of Church Point

Ray A. Doucet (D)

129

48.86%

Gary J. Duplechin

135

51.13%

 

Alderman Ward 4 Division A – City of Crowley

Elliot Dore

478

63.15%

J. Larry DuBose

279

36.85%

 

Alderman Ward 4 Division B – City of Crowley

Mary Melancon (D)

446

58.14%

Earl J. Richard (D)

321

41.86%

 

Alderman District 4 – Town of Basile (Multi-parish)

Frank Ceasar Sr. (D)

0

0.00%

Elzy “Popeye” Richardson (D)

0

0.00%

 

Alderman Ward 4 – Town of Church Point

Theresa “Teasie” Cary (D)

176

44.23%

Aimia “MiMi” Doucet (R)

222

55.77%

 

Alderman Ward 5 – Town of Church Point

Errol “Slu” Comeaux

119

40.61%

Toby L. Leger (O)

95

32.42%

Marcus Mills (O)

79

26.96%

 

Alderman – Town of Iota (5)

Kevin Dwayne Dietz (R)

265

13.97%

R.B. “Toby” Fontenot (D)

304

16.04%

Troy Lantz (D)

365

19.25%

Cody Leckelt (R)

325

17.15%

Raleigh Miller (D)

302

15.93%

Warren C. Pousson (D)

335

17.66%

 

Alderman – Village of Estherwood (3)

Anthony Borill (D)

131

33.51%

John Monceaux (NO)

101

25.83%

“Tim” Savant (D)

116

29.67%

Donald Popp – (R) Withdrew

43

10.99%

 

Alderman – Village of Mermentau (3)

Troy Cormier (D)

115

20.68%

Ernest “Sheeney” Gautreaux (D)

160

28.77%

Gerald Godeaux (D)

62

11.15%

Darla Istre (D)

133

23.93%

Shaun Viator (D)

86

15.47%

 

Alderman – Village of Morse (3)

“Chris” Badeaux (D)

100

12.03%

Wade Clement (R)

188

22.62%

Christine A. Hanks (O)

80

9.63%

Robert P. “Butch” Istre (D)

193

23.23%

Dale Louviere (D)

196

23.58%

Michael Roy Richard (D)

74

8.91%

 

Alderman – Town of Duson (Multi-parish) 5 to be elected

Gerald Alleman (D)

6

11.76%

Dwayne Bowers (D)

8

15.68%

Eugene Cahanin (D)

7

13.73%

“Jimmy” Champagne (D)

10

19.61%

Alvin Felix (D)

10

19.61%

Harold “Thib” Thibodeaux (D)

10

19.61%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1

Summary: To change the name from the Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Fund to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund; to provide that the eligible federal revenues received by the state generated from Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas activity shall be credited used only for purposes of coastal wetlands conservation, coastal restoration, hurricane protection, and infrastructure directly impacted by coastal wetland losses.

For

9964

77.47%

Against

2897

22.52%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2

Summary: Requires twenty percent of the proceeds of tobacco securitization to be deposited in the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund, with a portion to be used for barrier island stabilization and preservation, and repeals the Louisiana Coastal Restoration Fund.

For

9430

74.00%

Against

3312

26.00%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3

Summary: To authorize the legislature to establish regional flood protection authorities and provide for its governing authority, powers, duties, and functions, for the governing authority of levee districts within the territorial jurisdiction of the regional authority, and authorizing ad valorem taxes subject to voter approval.

For

9519

74.88%

Against

3193

25.12%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4

Summary: To provide that compensation paid for the taking of, or loss or damage to, property rights affected by the construction, enlargement, improvement, or modification of hurricane protection projects, including mitigation related thereto, shall be limited to the compensation required by the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution; to provide an exception for the taking of buildings or structures destroyed or damaged by an event for which a presidential declaration of major disaster or emergency was issued, if the taking occurs within three years of such event; and to authorize the legislature by law to provide procedures and definitions for these requirements.

For

6899

55.08%

Against

5625

44.92%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #5

Summary: To prohibit the expropriation of property by the state or a political subdivision of the state for predominant use by or transfer to a private person or entity under certain circumstances; to define “public purposes” relative to the expropriation of property; to provide exceptions for the operation of public ports and airports and for the expropriation of property for industrial development purposes; and to provide for items included in just compensation to be paid to the owner of the expropriated property.

For

6024

49.91%

Against

6047

50.09%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #6

Summary: To prohibit, except in limited instances, the transfer or lease of property expropriated by the state or its political subdivisions to any person without first offering the property to the original owner; to provide that unused expropriated property be declared surplus property to be first offered to the original owner prior to sale to the general public by competitive bid.

For

5590

47.16%

Against

6264

52.84%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #7

Summary: To authorize the investment in equities of up to thirty-five percent of the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly.

For

6620

54.69%

Against

5483

45.31%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #8

Summary: To authorize the continuation of the homestead exemption and the special assessment level where the homestead had been destroyed or is uninhabitable due to a declared disaster or emergency.

For

8529

71.16%

Against

3458

28.84%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #9

Summary: To provide that no law, unless enacted by two-thirds of the elected members of each house of the legislature, requiring increased expenditures for any purpose shall be applicable to any city, parish, or other local public school board until approved by school board resolution or until, and as long as, the legislature appropriates funds to the school board for the purpose and only to the extent and amount of such funds or until a law provides for a local source of revenue to the school board for the purpose and the school board is authorized to levy and collect such revenue and only to the extent and amount of such revenue; and to provide for exceptions to such prohibition on increasing the financial burden of city, parish, and other local public school boards.

For

5827

49.00%

Against

6066

51.00%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #10

Summary: To authorize the investment in stocks of up to thirty-five percent of the state-funded permanently endowed funds of public or private colleges and universities.

For

5946

50.41%

Against

5847

49.59%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #11

Summary: To extend the homestead exemption to property owned by a revocable trust, in addition to the existing application to property owned by an irrevocable trust.

For

6452

54.19%

Against

5454

45.81%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #12

Summary: To provide for the filling of vacancies in the lieutenant governor’s office and other statewide elective offices; to provide that in more than one year remains in the term, the person nominated by the governor and confirmed by the legislature to serve as lieutenant governor or the first assistant in other statewide elected offices, shall fill the vacancy only until the office can be filled at the next regular statewide or congressional election or until the governor is required to call a special election.

For

7135

60.31%

Against

4694

39.69%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #13

Summary: To provide that a person shall have been admitted to the practice of law for ten years preceding election to the supreme court or a court of appeals and for eight years preceding election to a district court, family court, parish court, or court having solely juvenile jurisdiction; and to decrease the requirement that a person be domiciled in the respective district, circuit, or parish from two years to one year preceding election. Effective January 1, 2008, and applicable to any person who is elected to the office of judge on and after January 1, 2008.

For

7299

61.43%

Against

4582

38.57%

 

City of Eunice Proposition – Millage (Multi-parish)

Summary: 10 year, 14.48 mills property tax for payment of salaries for all city employees, with the exception of elected officials, appointed officials, part-time employees and all executive officials with a yearly salary of $28,000 and above.

Yes

42

34.43%

No

80

65.57%

Official Election Results for November 7, 2006

Note: Francis C. Heitmeier withdrew from the run-off election. Jay Dardenne has been elected to Secretary of State.

U.S. Representative 7th District (Multi-parish)

Charles W. Boustany, Jr.

11,595

78.03%

Mike Stagg

3265

21.97%

 

Member of School Board – District 2

Lyle C. Johnson (D)

1017

47.59%

Douglas J. “Doug” LaCombe (O)

1120

52.41%

 

Mayor – City of Crowley

“Greg” Jones (R)

2811

61.46%

Ezora Proctor (D)

1763

38.54%

 

Chief of Police – City of Eunice (Multi-parish)

Ronald Dies (D)

67

51.54%

Gary “Goose” Fontenot (O)

63

48.46%

 

Chief of Police – City of Rayne

George Melancon Sr. (D)

1242

40.11%

Carroll Stelly (D)

1854

59.89%

 

Chief of Police – Town of Church Point

Ronald Carrier (O)

789

47.38%

Albert J. Venable Sr. (D)

876

52.62%

 

Chief of Police – Village of Estherwood

Kevin LeBlanc (NO)

157

55.28%

Wayne Welsh (O)

127

44.72%

 

Alderman Ward 1 – Town of Church Point

Mel Green (R)

192

47.88%

Debra Guidry-Thomas (D)

209

52.12%

 

Alderman Ward 2 Division B – City of Crowley

Lyle O. Fogleman Jr. (D)

647

58.28%

“J.C.” Webb (R)

463

41.72%

 

Alderman Ward 5 – Town of Church Point

Errol “Slu” Comeaux

154

52.02%

Toby L. Leger (O)

142

47.98%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1

Summary: To extend the special assessment level to homesteads owned and occupied by any person with a service-connected disability rating of fifty percent or more and by certain members of the armed forces of the United States or members of the Louisiana National Guard killed or missing in action or who were prisoners of war, and to any person designated as permanently totally disabled, subject to other conditions and requirements provided under the present constitution, and to require annual certification of eligibility by persons under sixty-five years of age who have qualified and received the special assessment level.

For

8352

63.83%

Against

4731

36.17%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2

Summary: To increase the maximum amount of the severance tax imposed and collected by the state on natural resources, other than sulphur, lignite, and timber, which is remitted to the parish governing authority where the severance occurs from seven hundred fifty thousand dollars to eight hundred fifty thousand dollars effective July 1, 2007, and provides that this maximum amount be increased to reflect the increase in the Consumer Price Index beginning July 1, 2008.

For

6628

51.27%

Against

6299

48.73%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3

Summary: To exempt from ad valorem property tax medical equipment leased for a term exceeding five years to a nonprofit corporation or association which owns or operates a small, rural hospital and if the equipment is used solely for health care purposes at the hospital; to provide that “small, rural hospital” shall mean a hospital which meets all of the following criteria: 1. It has less than fifty Medicare-licensed acute care beds. 2. It is located in a municipality with a population of less than ten thousand which has been classified as an area with a shortage of health manpower by the United States Health Service.

For

7286

56.84%

Against

5532

43.16%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4

Summary: Exempts motor vehicles from municipal ad valorem taxes and removes language that authorizes a municipal governing authority or a district thereof to impose ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles.

For

7004

54.33%

Against

5886

45.67%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #5

Summary: To exempt consigned art from ad valorem property tax; that is, all artworks such as sculptures, glass works, paintings, drawings, signed and numbered posters, photographs, mixed media, collages, or any other item which would be considered as the material result of a creative endeavor.

For

6595

52.08%

Against

6067

47.92%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #6

Summary: To authorize the legislature to enact laws establishing new judgeships of district courts as new divisions having limited or specialized jurisdiction within the territorial jurisdiction of the district court and subject matter jurisdiction over family or juvenile matters as provided by law.

For

6404

50.56%

Against

6262

49.44%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #7

Summary: To provide for a single tax assessor in Orleans Parish to be elected at the same time as the municipal officers of New Orleans.

For

9122

69.93%

Against

3924

30.07%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment #8

Summary: To grant the Central community school system in East Baton Rouge Parish the same authority granted parishes for purposes of Article VIII, Section 13 of the Constitution of Louisiana, including purposes related to the minimum foundation program, funding for certain school books and instructional materials, and the raising of certain local revenues for the support of elementary and secondary schools.

For

6581

51.74%

Against

6137

48.25%

 

Official Election Results for January 15, 2005

Off-track Wagering Proposition (Statewide)

Summary: To authorize the licensing of off-track wagering facilities in the parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana.

Yes

1364

23.84%

No

4357

76.16%

 

Town of Iota – Proposition #1 Street Maintenance and Tax

Summary: To authorize the Town of Iota to levy and collect a five (5) mill tax, annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of constructing and maintaining streets, roads, highways and avenues within the said town.

Yes

68

50.00%

No

68

50.00%

 

Town of Iota – Proposition #2 Bridge and Drainage Maintenance Tax

Summary: To authorize the Town of Iota to levy and collect a five (5) mill tax, annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of maintaining public buildings; constructing, improving and maintaining bridges and the drainage system within said town.

Yes

66

49.25%

No

68

50.75%

Official Election Results for April 23, 2005

City of Eunice – Proposition Tax Renewal (Multi-parish)

Summary: 10 Year, 2.11 Mills property tax renewal for constructing, improving, maintaining and operating sewers and sewer collection and treatment facilities for said city.

Yes

10

31.25%

No

22

68.75%

Official Election Results for July 16, 2005

Town of Iota – Tax Continuation Proposition #1

Summary: To authorize the Town of Iota to levy and collect a Five (5) Mill Tax (renewal), annually for a period of yen (10) years for the purpose of constructing and maintaining streets, roads, highways, and avenues within the said town.

Yes

83

58.86%

No

58

41.14%

 

Town of Iota – Tax Continuation Proposition #2

Summary: To authorize the Town of Iota to levy and collect a five (5) Mill Tax (renewal), annually for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of maintaining public buildings, improving and maintaining bridges and the drainage system within the said town.

Yes

79

57.66%

No

58

42.44%

 

Gravity Drainage District #1 – Tax Continuation Proposition #1

Summary: 10 Year, 8.56 Mills property tax continuation for constructing, improving, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within said district, including the acquisition of equipment therefor.

Yes

121

76.10%

No

38

23.90%

 

Gravity Drainage District #1 – Tax Continuation Proposition #2

Summary: 10 Year, 8 Mills property tax continuation for acquiring, constructing, maintaining or operating gravity drainage works within and for the District.

Yes

118

75.64%

No

38

24.36%

Official Election Results for October 15, 2005

Iota Fire Protection District of Acadia – Tax Continuation Proposition #1

Summary: 10 Year, 10.60 Mills Property Tax continuation for maintaining and operating fire protection facilities, purchasing fire trucks, and other fire fighting equipment, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes.

Yes

276

95.17%

No

14

4.83%

 

Iota Fire Protection District of Acadia – Tax Continuation Proposition #2

Summary: 10 Year, 11.49 Mills Property Tax (Heretofore levied for the purpose of paying debt service on the general obligation bonds, series 1996, of the district) for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining, and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment for the district, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, said tax to be in addition to any other taxes now being levied by the district for such purposes.

Yes

269

93.72%

No

18

6.28%

 

Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District – Millage Continuation

Summary: 10 Year, 4.24 Mills Property Tax, Continuation for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating, Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District Facility, including equipment, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection.

Yes

55

98.21%

No

1

1.79%

 

Bayou des Cannes-Nezpique Gravity Drainage District – Millage Renewal

Summary: 10 Year, 8 Mills Property Tax renewal for maintaining and/or operating the districts drainage works.

Yes

177

95.67%

No

8

4.33%

 

Village of Estherwood – Special Election for Alderman

John Monceaux

68

68.68%

Hillard Myers

31

31.32%

 

Official Election Results for January 17, 2004

Acadia Parish School Board – 1/2% Sales & Use Tax for Teacher Supplement

Summary:  Authority to to levy and collect an additional 1/2% sales and use tax to be used exclusively for the purpose of supplementing the salaries of teachers and other school employees, including the payment of benefits directly related to the salary supplement funded by this tax.

No

3388

52.58%

Yes

3056

47.42%

 

City of Rayne – 10 Year 5 Mills Renewal

Summary:  10 Year, 5 Mills Property Tax Renewal for constructing, maintaining and operating playgrounds and recreation centers for the City of Rayne, Louisiana.

Yes

637

68.42%

No

294

31.58%

Official Election Results for March 9, 2004

Presidential Nominee – Republican Party (Nationwide)

George W. Bush

465

95.68%

“Bill” Wyatt

21

4.32%

 

Presidential Nominee – Democratic Party (Nationwide)

Wesley K. Clark

86

4.87%

Howard Dean

94

5.32%

John Edwards

396

22.41%

John F. Kerry

1100

62.25%

Dennis J. Kucinich

18

1.02%

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

18

1.02%

“Bill” McGaughey

55

3.11%

 

Member of Republican State Central Committee 41st Representative District, Sub-district B

Gregory Fruge

11

45.83%

Russell Pavich

13

54.17%

 

Member of Democratic State Central Committee 41st Representative District

Gladney L. “Mike” Manuel, Jr.

355

57.17%

Barry K. Soileau

266

42.83%

 

Parish-wide Library Tax Proposition (Tax Continuation)

Summary: 10 Year, 4.25 Mills Property Tax Continuation for improving, maintaining and operating public libraries in Acadia Parish.

Yes

1570

64.50%

No

864

35.50%

Official Election Results for the July 17, 2004

1/2% Sales Tax for School Board Employees

Summary: Authority to levy and collect an additional one-half percent (1/2%) sales and use tax to be used exclusively for the purpose of supplementing the salaries of all school board employees, except for the superintendent, and board members, including the payment of benefits directly related to the salary supplement funded by the tax.

Yes

4970

55.64%

No

3963

44.36%

 

10 Yr. 2.08 Mills for District 7 School Board (Tax Continuation)

Summary: 10 Year, 2.08 mills tax continuation for the purpose of operating, maintaining and improving public school facilities in the district, the said funds to be specifically dedicated to the Basile High School Athletic Department for coaches’ salaries, equipment, transportation, and any and all other legitimate purposes of said department.

Yes

56

61.54%

No

35

38.46%

Official Election Results for September 18, 2004

3rd District Court of Appeal – Div. B (Multi-parish)

Thomas K. “Tom” Regan

3180

32.44%

“Jimmy” Genovese

2833

28.90%

Paul deMahy

2518

25.69%

“Francie” Bouillion

1272

12.98%

 

City of Eunice – City Marshall (Multi-parish)

Terry J. Darbonne

63

53.85%

Charles “Brother” Atchison

34

29.06%

Jimmie E. Edwards

12

10.26%

Ronnie Valenta

8

6.84%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 – Marriage Amendment

Summary: To provide that marriage in this state shall consist of the union of one man and one woman, that legal incidents of marriage shall not be conferred on a member of any union other than such union, and that the state shall not validate or recognize a legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals or any marriage contracted in any other jurisdiction which in not the union of one man and one woman. (Adds Article XII, Section 15)

For

8681

85.70%

Against

1448

14.30%

 

10 Yr. 8.89 Mills Second Ward Gravity Drainage in District 2 (Tax Continuation)

Summary: 10 Year, 8.89 Mills Property Tax Continuation for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within and for the district.

Yes

300

67.42%

No

145

32.58%

 

10 Yr. 5.12 Mills for Bayou Plaquemine and Wikoff Drainage District (Tax Continuation)

Summary: 10 Year, 5.12 mills tax continuation for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within the district.

Yes

800

65.04%

No

430

34.96%

Official Election Results for November 2, 2004

President and Vice President for the United States of America (Nationwide)

John Kerry & John Edwards Democratic Party

8937

35.42%

George W. Bush & Dick Cheney Republican Party

16083

63.75%

Mike Peroutka & Chuck Baldwin Constitution Party

27

0.11%

Michael Badnarik & Campagna Libertarian Party

28

0.11%

David Cobb & Patricia LaMarche Louisiana Green Party

18

0.07%

Gene Amondson & Leroy Pletten Prohibition

8

0.03%

Walt Brown & Mary Herbert Protecting Working Families

18

0.07%

James Harris & Margaret Trowe Socialist Workers Party

9

0.04%

Ralph Nader & Peter Camejo The Better Life

102

0.40%

 

United States Senator (Statewide)

Richard M. Fontanesi

193

0.77%

R.A. “Skip” Galan

66

0.26%

“Chris” John

13401

53.44%

John Kennedy

1045

4.17%

Sam Houston Melton, Jr.

41

0.16%

Arthur A. Morrell

140

0.56%

David Vitter

10193

40.64%

U.S. Representative – 7th Congressional District (Multi-parish)

Charles Boustany, Jr.

10900

43.92%

Malcolm R. Carriere

447

1.80%

“Don” Cravins

6336

25.53%

Willie Landry Mount

4470

18.01%

David Thibodeaux

2666

10.74%

Judge, Court of Appeal – 3rd Circuit, Division B (Multi-parish)

Paul deMahy

9377

40.41%

“Jimmy” Genovese

13825

59.59%

City of Eunice – City Marshall (Multi-parish)

Terry J. Darbonne

119

79.33%

Jimmie E. Edwards

31

20.67%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 – Right to Hunt, Fish, & Trap

Summary: To Guarantee the right of every citizen to hunt, fish and trap, subject to regulation, restriction, or prohibition as provided by law. (Adds Article I, Section 27)

For

18225

85.27%

Against

3148

14.73%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 – Homestead Exemption & Limitations

Summary: To provide that homestead exempt property is limited to property owned and occupied by the owners; to provide for land classified and assessed at use value; to provide that a field which qualifies for a homestead exemption may have timber on it; to prohibit granting the homestead exemption to bond for deed property unless granted before June 20, 2003; to explicitly prohibit more than one homestead exemption applying to any person; and to require the homestead exemption to extend to the following: (1) The surviving spouse when the homestead is occupied by the surviving spouse and title to it is in the surviving spouse’s name as owner of any interest or as usufructuary, or in the name of a testamentary trust established for the benefit of the surviving spouse or he descendants, or to the former spouse when the homestead is occupied by the former spouse and title to it is in the name of either or both of the former spouses. (2) Property owned by an irrevocable trust when the principal beneficiary or beneficiaries are the settlor or settlors of the trust and were the immediate prior owners of the homestead, and the homestead is occupied as such by a principal beneficiary. (3) Property where the usufruct has been granted to no more than two usufructuaries who occupy the homestead and who were the immediate prior owners of the homestead. (4) A natural person or persons and to an irrevocable trust created by a natural person or persons in which the beneficiaries of the trust are a natural person or persons if the criteria above is otherwise satisfied. (5) Property owned, limited to the pro rata ownership interest of the person occupying the homestead unless provided otherwise above. (Amends Article VII, Section 20(A))

For

16715

76.59%

Against

5108

23.41%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 – Eligibility for Veterans for Civil Service

Summary: To provide that persons who served honorably in the armed forces of the United States for at least ninety days after September 11, 2001, for reasons other than training are eligible for the veterans’ five-point preference for original state police service employment or original civil service employment by the state, by the city of New Orleans, or by any other civil service system governed by the same provisions of the constitution; to provide that persons who served honorably in the armed forces of the United States during a war declared by the United States Congress are eligible for the veterans’ five-point preference for original state police service employment; and to permit the legislature to provide for the addition of war periods or armed conflicts for such eligibility by state law enacted by a two-thirds vote. (Amends Article X, Sections 10(A)(2) and 48(A)(2))

For

17171

77.85%

Against

4885

22.15%

 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 4 – LA Farmers & Fisherman’s Support for Industry

Summary: To authorize the legislature to provide by law for programs to assist Louisiana farmers and fishermen with support and expansion of their industries; to establish the Agricultural and Seafood Products Support Fund as a special fund in the state treasury; to provide for the sources of monies in the fund to be from the licensing of trademarks or labels for use in promoting Louisiana agricultural and seafood products, grants, gifts, donations received by the state, any other revenues as provided for by law, and monies appropriated by the legislature to the fund; and to provide for sources of monies in the fund and use of monies appropriated from the fund for assistance to Louisiana farmers and fishermen. (Adds Article VII, Section 10.12)

For

14691

67.20%

Against

7170

32.80%

 

Proposition #1 – 10 Year 1.5 Mills Property Tax for Seniors

Summary: 10 Year, 1-1/2 Mills Property Tax for the purpose of providing funds to match federal and state funds allocated to Acadia Parish for services to the elderly including the establishment and maintenance of centers for senior citizens. Shall the Parish of Acadia, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”), be authorized to levy a one and one-half (1 1/2) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the Parish for a period often (10) years, beginning with the year 2005 and ending with the year 2014, for the purpose of providing funds to match federal and state funds allocated to Acadia Parish for services to the elderly, including the establishment and maintenance of centers for senior citizens.

Yes

11232

50.84%

No

10859

49.16%

     Official Election Results for December 4, 2004

U.S. Representative – 7th Congressional District (Multi-parish)

Charles Boustany, Jr.

7526

63.46%

Willie Landry Mount

4334

36.54%

 

Official Election Results for May 3, 2003

Village of Morse – Proposition #1 (Sales Tax Re-dedication)

Summary:  Authority to rededicate the proceeds of an existing 1% sales and use tax authorized at an election held in the Village of Morse on May 16, 1967, so that the proceeds of said tax may be used for any lawful corporate purpose.

Yes

41

53.24%

No

36

46.76%

 

Village of Morse – Proposition #2 (Additional 1% Sales Tax)

Summary:  Authority to levy and collect an additional 1% sales and use tax with the avails or proceeds to be used for any lawful corporate purpose.

Yes

33

45.21%

No

40

54.79%

Official Election Results for July 19, 2003

Mosquito Control District #3 – 10 Year 1/4% Sales Tax

Summary:  One-fourth of one percent (1/4%) sales and use tax for a period of 10 years to be dedicated and used for the purpose of paying the cost of maintaining and operating a mosquito control program with mosquito control sales tax district #3, including the cost of acquiring land, buildings and equipment necessary in connection therewith, with the authority to fund the proceeds of the tax into bonds to pay the cost of capital improvements for such purposes.

Yes

2311

56.60%

No

1766

43.40%

 

Fire Protection Proposition for District No. 1

Summary:  10-year, 3 mils property tax continuation (heretofore levied for the purpose of paying debt service on the general obligation bonds, series 1988, of the district) for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for the district, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, said tax to be in addition to any other taxes now being levied by the district for such purposes.

Yes

97

82.90%

No

20

17.10%

Official Election Results for October 4, 2003

Governor (Statewide)

Alan Allgood

97

0.50%

Patrick Henry “Dat” Barthel

51

0.26%

Kathleen Blanco

6295

32.39%

Jack “Jay” Blossman, Jr.

87

0.45%

Quentin R. Brown, Jr.

18

0.09%

“Hunt” Downer

1187

6.11%

J.D. “Boudreaux” Estilette

35

0.18%

Randy Ewing

721

3.71%

Richard Ieyoub

3168

16.30%

“Bobby” Jindal

5859

30.15%

J.E. Jumonville, Jr.

29

0.15%

Patrick “Live Wire” Landry

20

0.10%

Claude “Buddy” Leach

1782

9.17%

Edward “Eddie” Mangin

22

0.11%

Richard McCoy

16

0.08%

Fred Robertson

6

0.03%

John M. “Doc” Simoneaux, Jr.

9

0.05%

“Mike” Stagg

33

0.17%

 

Lieutenant Governor (Statewide)

J.F. “Rick” Ankesheiln

228

1.23%

Kirt Bennett

874

4.72%

Clyde C. Holloway

4759

25.72%

“Mitch” Landrieu

9945

53.74%

Karl E. Schorr

175

0.95%

Melinda Schwegmann

2386

12.89%

“Silky” Sullivan

138

0.75%

 

Secretary of State (Statewide)

“Al” Donovan

5638

31.25%

Scott Lewis

752

4.17%

W. Fox McKeithen

11652

64.58%

 

Attorney General (Statewide)

Charles C. Foti, Jr.

10688

58.01%

Suzanne Haik Terrell

7735

41.99%

 

Commissioner of Ag and Forestry (Statewide)

“Don” Johnson

5996

33.88%

“Bob” Odom

11703

66.12%

 

 

 

 

Commissioner of Insurance (Statewide)

Jim R. Bell

306

1.72%

E. “No Fault” Fletcher

1191

6.68%

John Brent “T-T” Fontenot

1019

5.71%

William E. “Coach” Johnson

1247

6.99%

“Dan” Kyle

6173

34.61%

Robert Wooley

7898

44.29%

 

State Senator – District 26 (Multi-parish)

“Nick” Gautreaux

4869

52.95%

Fred Hoyt

4326

47.05%

 

State Representative – District 41 (Multi-parish)

Greg Fruge

3683

51.63

Mickey J. Guillory

3451

48.37

 

Sheriff

Dave Ledford

746

4.04%

Larry J. Meaux

1476

7.99%

Wayne A. Melancon

16241

87.97%

 

Assessor

Russel L. Benoit

13720

74.08%

Debra Grimmer

4801

25.92%

 

Police Juror – District #1

Joseph “Shoe-Shine” Johnson

501

24.53%

Alton “Al” Stevenson

1541

75.47%

 

Police Juror – District #2

A.J. “Fatty” Broussard

1275

53.48%

Catherine R. LaCombe

1109

46.52%

 

Police Juror – District #3

John W. Humble, Sr.

1137

52.32%

Robert L. Jardell

1036

47.68%

 

Police Juror – District #4

Cecelia S. Broussard

999

55.72%

Frank Menard

613

34.19%

Maurice “Moe” Menard

181

10.09%

 

Police Juror – District #5

Jimmie Joseph Pellerin

1443

63.26%

Bryan Stelly

838

36.74%

 

Police Juror – District #6

John Beard

492

21.39%

A.J. “Jay” Credeur

630

27.39%

“Al” Doucet

506

22.00%

Obie Hulin

127

5.52%

Toby L. Leger

545

23.70%

 

Police Juror – District #7

Laurent Bellard, Jr.

494

22.1%

Thomas “Cade” Benoit

943

42.2%

“Pat” Daigle

797

35.6%

 

Police Juror – District #8

Claude “Jimmy” Courville

739

34.60%

Ed Gary

622

29.12%

Felton “Tony” Moreau

775

36.28%

 

Town of Basile – District #3 Alderman (Multi-parish)

Jessica G. Denette

0

0.00%

Gregory Jenkins

2

100.00%

 

City of Eunice – 5 Mills for Police and Fire (Multi-parish)

Yes

55

51.89%

No

51

48.11%

 

Constitutional Amendment #1 – $35 Million Wetlands Fund

For

9570

59.71%

Against

6458

40.29%

 

Constitutional Amendment #2 – Coastal Restoration Fund

For

9891

62.31%

Against

5983

37.69%

 

Constitutional Amendment #3 – $35 Million Wetlands Fund

For

8123

54.79%

Against

6702

45.21%

 

Constitutional Amendment #4 – Authorization of BESE

For

9062

56.78%

Against

6897

43.22%

 

Constitutional Amendment #5 – LA Workers Comp. Board Appoinment

For

9027

56.94%

Against

6826

43.06%

 

Constitutional Amendment #6 – Change Timed Projects for Roads

For

8018

52.08%

Against

7379

47.92%

 

Constitutional Amendment #7 – Public Funds for Projects

For

6849

44.20%

Against

8648

55.80%

 

Constitutional Amendment #8 – Offshore Rig Tax Exemption

For

8462

53.94%

Against

7226

46.06%

 

Constitutional Amendment #9 – Lottery Funds for Education

For

10219

64.21%

Against

5697

36.79%

 

Constitutional Amendment #10 – Legislation Administation

For

6553

42.40%

Against

8902

57.60%

 

Constitutional Amendment #11 – Rev. for Budget Stabilization

For

8660

57.17%

Against

6487

42.83%

 

Constitutional Amendment #12 – Protection for Public Property

For

7337

47.52%

Against

8103

52.48%

 

Constitutional Amendment #13 – Local Government Revenue Dedication

For

6999

45.19%

Against

8489

54.81%

 

Constitutional Amendment #14 – Legislative Auditors Waiting Period

For

7529

49.49%

Against

7683

50.51%

 

Constitutional Amendment #15 – Judge Retirement Change

For

7958

50.03%

Against

7950

49.97%

Official Election Results for November 15, 2003

Governor (Statewide)

Kathleen Babineaux Blanco

10938

57.08%

“Bobby” Jindal

8226

42.92%

 

Commissioner of Insurance (Statewide)

“Dan” Kyle

7984

43.54%

Robert Wooley

10353

56.46%

 

Police Juror – District 6

A.J. “Jay” Credeur

1410

55.12%

Toby L. Leger

1148

44.88%

 

Police Juror – District 7

Thomas “Cade” Benoit

1663

62.12%

“Pat” Daigle

1014

37.88%

 

Police Juror – District 8

Claude “Jimmy” Courville

926

37.77%

Felton “Tony” Moreau

1526

62.23%

 

Village of Morse – 1% Sales and Use Tax

Summary: Authority to levy and collect and additional 1% sales and use tax with the avails or proceeds to be used for any lawful corporate purpose.

Yes

80

32.79%

No

164

67.21%

 

Town of Iota – Proposition to Revise the Dedication of an Existing 9 Mill Tax

Summary: To revise the dedication of a 10 year ad valorem tax of 9 Mills currently being levied and collected for the purpose of construction, maintenance, and replacement of bridges to authorize the payment of costs of construction, maintenance and replacement streets, roads, avenues, alleyways, and bridges (including drainage and equipment necessary therefor) in said Town?

Yes

275

75.34%

No

90

24.66%

 

Official Election Results for January 19, 2002

City of Eunice 1% Sales Tax Renewal (Multi-parish)

Yes

18

85.71%

No

3

14.29%

Official Election Results for April 6, 2002

Acadia – St. Landry Hospital Tax Renewal

Yes

275

83.5%

No

54

16.4%

Official Election Results for July 20, 2002

Acadia Parish 1/4% Sales Tax – Mosquito Control

Yes

2427

47.63%

No

2669

52.37%

 

Acadia/Evangeline Millage Renewal for Fire Protection

Yes

76

93.83%

No

5

6.17%

Official Election Results for October 12, 2002

15th JDC Judge Division J

Kristian Earles

7094

50.55%

“Kenny” Privat

6941

49.45%

 

15th JDC Judge Division B (Multi-parish)

Jules Edwards

962

71.68%

Glenn Labbe

380

28.32%

 

School Board Member District 2

Lyle C. Johnson

1039

50.27%

Douglas J. “Doug” Lacombe

1028

49.73%

 

School Board Member District 3

Lynn Shamsie

1112

56.33%

Kerry Stutes

862

43.67%

 

School Board Member District 4

John H. Quebodeaux

1028

55.84%

John Suire

813

44.16%

 

School Board Member District 5

Roland J. Boudreaux

1250

46.30%

Nolton J. Senegal Sr.

855

31.67%

Rodney J. Trahan

595

22.04%

 

School Board Member District 6

Gene I. Daigle

960

55.72%

John Lee Smith

763

44.28%

 

Justice of the Peace Ward 2

Joseph Wayne Doucet

628

61.15%

Pearl Perrodin

399

38.85%

 

City of Crowley – Mayor

Isabella L. delaHoussaye

3222

81.92%

Michael J. Ritchie

711

18.08%

 

City of Crowley – Chief of Police

K.P. Gibson

2816

70.74%

Paul C. Lavergne

1165

29.26%

 

Crowley Alderman – Ward 1 Division B

“Kitty” Valdetero

585

52.89%

Adam Gates

521

47.11%

 

Crowley Alderman – Ward 2 Division A

James M. Buatt

607

59.98%

Albert J. “Al” Leleux

405

40.02%

 

Crowley Alderman – Ward 4 Division A

Woodrow “Woody” Marceaux

627

67.20%

Elliot Dore

306

32.80%

 

City of Rayne – Mayor

James J. “Jimbo” Petitjean

2310

68.00%

Martha Royer

1087

32.00%

 

City of Rayne – Chief of Police

George Melancon

1656

48.53%

Carroll Stelly

1538

45.08%

Albert L. Bouillion Sr.

218

6.39%

 

City of Rayne – Alderman at Large

Paul Molbert

1773

54.42%

Wilbert Stelly

1485

45.58%

 

Rayne Alderman – Ward 2

Jude “Butch” Abshire

646

80.85%

“Joe” Menard Jr.

153

19.15%

 

Rayne Alderman – Ward 3

Gerard L. “Jerry” Arceneaux

565

64.20%

Maurice Menard

315

35.80%

 

Rayne Alderman – Ward 4

Gerald L. Foreman

476

43.63%

Jack McIntyre

374

34.28%

Steve Matte

241

22.09%

Town of Church Point – Mayor

Roger Boudreaux

907

52.79%

Michael K. Saucier

587

34.17%

Roderick J. Wimberley

224

13.04%

 

Town of Church Point – Chief of Police

Albert J. Venable Sr.

937

54.80%

Steven R. Gosvener

578

33.80%

Vernon Semien

134

7.84%

Murphy Leopaul

61

3.57%

 

Town of Church Point Alderman – Ward 1

“Mel” Green

325

75.41%

Michael Malbrough

106

24.59%

 

Town of Church Point Alderman – Ward 2

Alexis Jagneaux Jr.

194

59.69%

Harold Deshotel

131

40.31%

 

Town of Church Point Alderman – Ward 3

Gary J. Duplechin

161

53.49%

John “Big Mac” McBride

81

26.91%

Carole Deshotel

59

19.60%

 

Town of Church Point Alderman – Ward 4

Theresa R. “Teasie” Cary

188

51.79%

Carl P. Daigle

175

48.21%

 

Town of Church Point Alderman – Ward 5

Errol “Slu” Comeaux

169

63.77%

Dallas Matte

96

36.23%

 

Town of Iota – Chief of Police

Scott Pousson

376

73.44%

Richard Breaux

136

26.56%

 

 

Town of Iota – Alderman (5 to be elected)

Troy Lantz

393

16.54%

Raleigh Miller

286

12.04%

Warren C. Pousson

283

11.91%

Cody Leckelt

275

11.57%

R.B. “Toby” Fontenot

254

10.69%

Thomas W. Miller

242

10.19%

Robert “Bobby” Walker

231

9.72%

“Doug” Kidder

207

8.71%

Kevin Dwayne Dietz

205

8.63%

 

Village of Estherwood – Chief of Police

James Burnett Sr.

162

51.27%

Herman Mire

99

31.33%

Noelton Joseph Pommier

55

17.41%

 

Village of Estherwood – Alderman (3 to be elected)

Emily Roy

216

26.67%

“Bill” Maples

190

23.46%

Winford Guillory

163

20.12%

Harold Manny Trahan

142

17.53%

Jo Ann S. Villejoin

99

12.22%

 

Village of Mermentau – Alderman (2 to be elected)

Peggy Bergeaux

100

29.50%

Doris Trahan Sr.

90

26.55%

Darla Istre

84

24.78%

“Becky” Cormier

59

17.40%

Crystal Premo

6

1.77%

 

Town of Duson – Chief of Police

Roland Lewis

9

39.13%

Scott D. Gary

7

30.43%

John Lofton

6

26.09

Archie Guidry

1

4.35%

 

Town of Duson – Alderman (5 to be elected)

Marquita R. Henry

19

18.63%

Alvin Felix

15

14.71%

Gerald Alleman

14

13.73%

Eugene “Gene” Cahanin

14

13.73%

Dwayne Bowers

12

11.76%

Jimmy A. Champagne

12

11.76%

Johnny Thibodeaux

11

10.78%

Larry Thibodeaux

5

4.90%

 

City of Eunice – Mayor (Multi-parish)

Kenneth J. Peart

59

51.30%

E. Lynn LeJeune

56

48.70%

 

City of Eunice – Chief of Police (Multi-parish)

Gary “Goose” Fontenot

54

47.37%

Donald “Smitty” Smith

38

33.33%

“Randy” Fontenot

22

19.30%

 

City of Eunice Alderman – Ward 3 (Multi-parish)

Chawana V. Fontenot

89

79.46%

Alvin T. Klein

23

20.54%

 

Town of Basile – Mayor (Multi-parish)

Berline Boone

0

0.00%

Charlotte Smith

0

0.00%

 

Town of Basile – Chief of Police (Multi-parish)

Curtis Arceneaux

0

0.00%

Patrick Comeaux

0

0.00%

Alan Ivory Jr.

0

0.00%

 

School Board Tax Renewal – District 7

Yes

63

55.75%

No

50

44.25%

 

Fire Protection District 8 Parcel Fee

Yes

291

76.98%

No

87

23.02%

Official Election Results for November 5, 2002

U.S. Senator (Statewide)

Mary Landrieu

6991

42.05%

Suzanne Haik Terrell

4619

27.78%

John Cooksey

2516

15.13%

“Tony” Perkins

2001

12.04%

Raymond Brown

358

2.15%

Patrick E. “Live Wire” Landry

67

0.40%

Ernest Edward Skillman, Jr.

29

0.17%

Gary D. Robbins

26

0.16%

James Lemann

19

0.11%

 

U.S. 7th Congressional Representative (Multi-parish)

“Chris John”

14111

88.50%

Roberto Valletta

1833

11.50%

 

Acadia Parish Police Jury Proposition – 1/4% Sales Tax for Mosquito Control

No

7406

50.75%

Yes

7188

49.25%

 

Acadia Parish School Board Member – District 5

Roland J. Boudreaux

1792

62.09%

Nolton J. Senegal, Jr.

1094

37.91%

 

City of Rayne – Chief of Police

George Melancon

1879

52.80%

Carroll J. Stelly

1680

47.20%

 

City of Rayne – Alderman Ward 4

Gerald L. Foreman

406

52.19%

Jack McIntyre

372

47.81%

 

Town of Duson – Chief of Police (Multi-parish)

Roland Lewis

17

73.91%

Scott D. Gary

6

26.09%

 

Constitutional Amendment #1 – Changes to Legislative Session

Summary:  To change general legislative sessions from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years and fiscal sessions from even-numbered years to odd-numbered years; to provide for the consideration of not more than five prefiled bills per member which are not within the subject matter limitations during fiscal sessions; to provide that the legislation which levies, authorizes, increases, decreases, or repeals a fee or which dedicates revenue, and local and special bills; to extend the length of the fiscal sessions; and to provide for certain legislative deadlines during annual regular sessions.

Against

8369

58.27%

For

5993

41.73%

 

Constitutional Amendment #2 – Income/Sales Tax Swap

Summary:  To retain the current limitation on individual income tax rates; to eliminate the current limitation on individual income tax brackets; to provide that the state individual and joint income tax schedule of rates and brackets shall never exceed the rates and brackets set forth in Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes on January 1, 2003, to provide that the state sales tax and use tax rate on food for home consumption, consumer purchases of natural gas, electricity, water, and prescription drugs shall be two percent for the period of January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003, and to prohibit on July 1, 2003 the imposition of state sales and use tax on food for home consumption, consumer purchases of natural gas, electricity, water, and prescription drugs.

Against

8518

56.80%

For

6479

43.20%

 

Constitutional Amendment #3 – State Budget Adjustments

Summary:  To authorize the legislature to establish procedures determining projected deficits and budget adjustments related to deficit avoidance; to provide that such pr0cedures for amendment may be made by specific legislation enacted by a favorable two-thirds vote of the legislature; to authorize adjustments of up to five percent of constitutionally protected and mandated allocations and appropriations if aggregate reductions of seven-tenths of one percent of allocations and appropriations from the state general fund have been made; to limit such reductions of the Minimum Foundation Program to one percent; to authorize the transfer of monies from one fund to another as a result of such budget adjustments, but not to exceed the amount of the deficit; to authorize, for the purposes of the budget estimate and enactment of the budget for the next fiscal year, that if the official revenue forecast for the next fiscal year is at least one percent less than the forecast for the current fiscal year, an amount not to exceed five percent of the monies appropriated from any fund established by law or constitution shall be available for appropriation in the next fiscal year for a purpose other than as specified by law or constitution shall be available for appropriation in the next fiscal year for a purpose other than as specified by law or constitution; to limit amounts available for use for other purposes with respect to the Minimum Foundation Program to one percent; to exempt from such reductions any revenues dedicated or pledged as security for bonds, the severance tax and royalty allocations to parishes, retirement contributions, the Louisiana Education Quality Trust Fund, the Millennium Trust except for appropriations from the trust, and monies not required to be deposited in the state treasury; and to authorize the legislature to provide for the implementation of these provisions.

Against

7501

51.74%

For

6996

48.26%

 

Constitutional Amendment #4 – Removal of Public Employees

Summary:  To require that the legislature provide by general law for the removal of any state or local public employees, whether classified or unclassified, from his position of employment for conviction, during his employment, of a felony as defined by law.

For

9438

66.22%

Against

4815

33.78%

 

Constitutional Amendment #5 – Retirement Community Tax Break

Summary:  Authorizes the State Board of Commerce and Industry, with the approval of the governor and the affected local governing authorities, to contract with developers of retirement communities for the exemption from local or special ad valorem taxes.

Against

8889

63.95%

For

5011

36.05%

 

Constitutional Amendment #6 – Supplemental Pay for Police & Fire Fighters

Summary:  To require the governor’s recommended budget estimate to include amounts sufficient to fully fund the cost of state supplemental pay for full-time local law enforcement and fire protection officers as required by law in effect on July 1, 2001; to require, beginning July 1, 2003, appropriations to fully fund such supplemental pay; to provide for the reduction of such appropriations, under certain circumstances, with the consent of two-thirds of the members of each house of the legislature.

For

9701

66.44%

Against

4901

33.56%

 

Constitutional Amendment #7 – One Time Filing for Senior Tax Break

Summary:  To provide that persons qualifying for the special assessment level for certain persons aged sixty-five or older shall not be required to reapply annually.

For

7900

57.11%

Against

5932

42.89%

 

Constitutional Amendment #8 – Higher Education Investment

Summary:  To authorize the institutions of higher education or their management boards to invest in stocks up to fifty percent of certain funds received from gifts and grants, endowments, and other funds.

Against

8521

60.86%

For

5481

39.14%

 

Constitutional Amendment #9 – Medicaid Trust Fund Investment

Summary:  To authorize the investment in stocks of up to thirty-five percent of the Medical Trust Fund for the Elderly.

Against

8660

61.59%

For

5400

38.41%

 

Constitutional Amendment #10 – Farmers Drought Protection Fund

Summary:  To authorize the legislature by law to establish and implement programs to assist farmers who voluntarily forgo irrigating with groundwater for agricultural production for the purpose of protecting, conserving, or replenishing groundwater supply during periods of drought or to provide for the development and enhancement of surface water resources for use by farmers for irrigation purposes, or both, and to provide revenue to fund such assistance; to establish the Drought Protection Trust Fund as a special fund in the state treasury; to provide for sources of monies in the fund and use of the fund.

Against

8432

59.42%

For

5758

40.58%

 

Constitutional Amendment #11 – Offshore Drilling Rig Tax Break

Summary:  To exempt from ad valorem taxation drilling rigs used exclusively for the exploration and development of minerals outside the territorial limits of the state in Outer Continental Shelf waters which are within the state for the purpose of being stored, stacked, converted, renovated, or repaired, and any property incorporated in or used in the operation of such drilling rigs.

Against

8010

57.99%

For

5802

42.01%

 

Constitutional Amendment #12 – Qualification for Livingston Parish Coroner

Summary: To provide that the qualifications for office of coroner in Livingston Parish may be established by law.

Against

8317

60.49%

For

5432

39.51%

Official Election Results for December 7, 2002

U.S. Senator (Statewide)

Suzanne Haik Terrell

8214

53.31%

Mary Landrieu

7195

46.69%

 

Official Election Results for January 20, 2001

City of Crowley Proposition #1 (Cont. of 5 Mill Street Maint.)
Yes 187 54.52%
No 156 45.48%

 

City of Crowley Proposition #2 (Cont. of 5 Mill Public Bldgs., Brid., etc. Tax)
Yes 188 54.81%
No 155 45.19%

 

City of Crowley Proposition #3 (Cont. of .75 Mill Cemetery Tax)
Yes 180 53.25%
No 158 46.75%

 

District #1, Parish of Acadia Fire Protection Tax Continuation Proposition

 

Yes 54 96.43%
No 2 3.57%

Official Election Results for April 7, 2001

Alderman – City of Iota
R.B. “Toby” Fontenot 150 66.08%
Rod LeJeune 77 33.92%

Official Election Results for July 21, 2001

First Ward Drainage District 8 Mils BOC
Yes 482 79.80%
No 122 20.20%

Official Election Results for October 20, 2001

Special Election – Alderman Ward 1 Div. A – Crowley
Tiger Istre 412 72.03%
Jeffrey Thibodeaux 160 27.97%

 

Tax Renewal Proposition – City of Eunice

10 Year, 5 Mills Property Tax Renewal for the purpose of maintaining and keeping in repair the streets in the City of Eunice.

Yes 10 90.91%
No 1 9.09%

Official Election Results for November 17, 2001

Proposition #1 – Tax Continuation

Summary: Authority to continue a 2.12 Mills tax for a period of 10 years for the purpose of improving and paying the maintenance and operating expenses of the public health units of Acadia Parish and other public related public health activities.

Yes 1945 65.36%
No 1031 34.64%

 

Proposition #2 – Tax Continuation

Summary: Authority to continue a 3.18 mills tax for a period of 10 years for the purpose of constructing and maintaining roads and bridges in Acadia Parish.

Yes 1907 64.25%
No 1061 35.75%

 

Proposition #3 – Sales Tax Proposition

Summary: 1/4% Sales and Use Tax for a period of 10 years to be dedicated and used for the purpose of paying the cost of maintaining and operating a parishwide mosquito control program, including the cost of acquiring land, buildings and equipment necessary in connection therewith, with the authority to fund the proceeds of the tax into bonds to pay the cost of capital improvements for such purposes.

Yes 1269 42.94%
No 1686 57.06%

 

Official Election Results for January 15, 2000

1st Ward Drainage District – 8 mills, 10 Years

Yes

139

48.10%

No

150

51.90%

Official Election Results for March 14, 2000

Presidential Republican Candidate Primary (Nationwide)

Gary Bauer

6

0.65%

George W. Bush

751

81.45%

Steve Forbes

12

1.30%

Alan Keyes

86

9.33%

John McCain

67

7.27%

 

Presidential Democratic Candidate Primary (Nationwide)

Bill Bradley

395

25.52%

Randy Crow

47

3.04%

Al Gore

1050

67.83%

Lyndon Larouche Jr.

56

3.62%

 

Alderman Ward 2 – City of Rayne

Butch Abshire

242

52.84%

Chris Richard

83

18.12%

Jimmie Wilson

26

5.68%

Lucy Wiltz

107

23.36

 

DSCC Member 41st Representative District Office B

Glen Bihm

179

27.71%

R.L. Savoy

467

72.29%

 

RSCC Member 42nd Representative District

Charlie Buckels

165

13.87%

Isabella Delahoussaye

259

21.76%

Anthony Emmons

294

24.71%

Michael Francis

190

15.97%

Helen Blue Garrett

40

3.36%

Lenny Hensgens

242

20.34%

Official Election Results for April 15, 2000

5 Mill Renewal for Fire & Police Personnel

Yes

266

74.51%

No

91

25.49%

Official Election Results for July 15, 2000

P/W Police Jury Proposition

Yes

971

56.6%

No

745

43.4%

 

Fire Protection District 6 Proposition

Yes

107

91.4%

No

10

8.5%

 

Fire Protection District 7 Proposition

Yes

150

69.4%

No

66

30.5%

 

Fire Protection District 9 Proposition

Yes

410

69.1%

No

183

30.8%

 

Fourth Ward Drainage District 1 Proposition

Yes

22

70.9%

No

9

29.0%