Local residents take advantage of early voting
BATON ROUGE- Voters took advantage of early voting before it came to a close over the weekend.
More than 4,000 people headed to the polls on Saturday to cast their vote for governor, lieutenant governor and a variety of other run-offs and propositions. A total of 23,000 people voted last week in East Baton Rouge Parish. Only 18,000 people voted early in the primary election.
Statewide, Kip Holden and Billy Nungesser are facing off for Lieutenant Governor, and Buddy Caldwell and Jeff Landry are both in a run-off for Attorney General.
Locally, there are run-offs for BESE District six and four State Representative seats.
Voters in Ascension Parish are voting for a new parish president between Clint Cointment and Kenny Matassa.
For more details about voting early, visit the GeauxVote.com. Election day is Saturday, November 21st.
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