Early voting

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Early voting begins Saturday

Early voting for the July 11 election begins Saturday in Eunice and Opelousas.
Cheryl Milburn, St. Landry Parish registrar of voters, also said Saturday is the last day to register to vote online for the election at geauxvote.com.
The Presidential Preference Primary is on the ballot. Only Democrats and Republicans can cast a vote for the Presidential Preference Primary.
Grand Coteau voters will decide on a millage proposition.
Early voting continues through July 4.
Hours for voting are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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De’Vidre Doyle, left, and Jerome DesHotels sign in to vote at an early voting poll in the Eunice Municipal Complex. Doyle was voting for the first time and DesHotels was voting for the first time in St. Landry Parish after moving here from Mamou. Commissioner Alexis Gallien, seated, assists Doyle while Cynthia Martin, behind Gallien, helps DesHotels. Standing is Registrar worker Travetta Martin. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Early voting

This is the first significant election where early voting is occurring in Eunice and the results are encouraging, according to Cheryl Milburn, St. Landry Parish registrar of voters.
“I know since I’ve been registrar we never had that many people in one day,” she said.
There were 777 early votes cast on Tuesday, the first day of early voting for the Nov. 6 election. There were 100 votes cast at the poll in the Eunice Municipal Complex on Tuesday.
“I got two phone calls from residents who thanked me for getting that office set up in Eunice,” she said.

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Rose and Burton Guilbeau of Eunice cast early votes Friday at the St. Landry Parish Clerk of Courts Office in the Eunice Municipal Complex. With the Guilbeaus are, from left, Charles Jagneaux, clerk of court; the Guilbeaus; Rhyn Duplechain, assessor; Cheryl Milburn, registrar of voters; and Bill Fontenot, parish president. (Photo by Myra Miller)

Early voting in Eunice said to be a success

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for an election that includes a race for the next state treasurer to fill the unexpired term of John Kennedy, recently elected to the U.S. Senate.
Voters also will decide on three state constitutional amendments.
This was the first time early voting was held in Eunice and Cheryl Milburn, St. Landry Parish registrar of voters, said it was successful.
Out of 785 early votes tallied, 130 were cast at the St. Landry Parish Clerk of Courts office at the Eunice Municipal Complex, Milburn said.

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Early voting is to resume at the Eunice Municipal Complex today. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Early voting resumes at Eunice City Hall

Early voting for the Oct. 14 resumes at 8:30 a.m. today at the Eunice Municipal Complex.
The first-ever early voting was held Saturday at the second-floor St. Landry Parish Clerk of Court Office.
Early voting is held 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will continue Friday and Saturday.
St. Landry Parish Clerk of Court Charles Jagneaux said 27 people voted Saturday at Eunice. Another 49 people voted Saturday at the Registrar of Voters office in Opelousas.

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