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Saturday is election day in Louisiana

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Posted: May 1, 2014 11:12 AM
Updated: May 1, 2014 11:17 AM
Source: Secretary of State's Office

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BATON ROUGE - Saturday is election day across Louisiana with polls opening at 7:00 a.m. and closing at 8:00 p.m.

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.

For sample ballots and more election information, visit the Secretary of State's Geaux Vote website.

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