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Early voting begins Saturday

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Posted: Apr 18, 2014 11:50 AM by Kris Kreutz
Updated: Apr 18, 2014 11:50 AM
Source: Associated Press

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BATON ROUGE - Early voting begins Saturday for the May 3rd elections in Louisiana, continuing through April 26.

Secretary of State Tom Schedler says 35 parishes are holding elections May 3.

In East Baton Rouge, Central voters will choose between Jason Ellis and Ralph Washington in a runoff for city council. Voters in the parish will also decide on tax renewals for schools and on taxes for fire protection districts for East Side and District 6.

Voters in Walker will vote on property taxes that would go to improvements for Walker High School.

Parishes holding May 3rd elections include: Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Bienville, Caddo, Calcasieu, Cameron, Catahoula, Desoto, East Baton Rouge, Grant, Iberia, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafourche, LaSalle, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Richland, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Feliciana, and Winn.

Citizens who want to vote early can do so in person at their parish Registrar of Voters Office or at other designated locations.

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