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Sad turnout expected for Saturday elections

3 years 1 week 2 days ago October 18, 2013 Oct 18, 2013 Friday, October 18 2013 October 18, 2013 10:50 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- Election officials expect a lackluster turnout for Saturday's election, including the race for Louisiana's 5th Congressional seat.

Fourteen candidates want the job vacated when the office-holder took a job with the governor.

The Secretary of State's Office expects the election to draw only one in five voters to the polls, which are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Twenty-four parishes are included in the district, including sections of the Florida Parishes.

The election likely won't be decided until a November runoff.

There a series of other items on the ballot in the area, including tax propositions and renewals. Read about them by clicking HERE for the election homepage.

Watch WBRZ News 2 Saturday night for results.
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