Election 2020

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What’s on the ballot?

Ballots in Eunice will include the following.
U.S. President and Vice President
Joseph R. Biden/Kamala Harris, D
Jo Jorgensen/Jeremy Cohen, L
Donald J. Trump/Michael Pence, R
Brian Carroll/Amar Patel, American Solidarity Party
Jade Simmons/Claudeliah Roze, Becoming One Nation
President Boddie/Eric Stoneham, C.U.P.
Don Blankenship/William Mohr, Constitution Party
Brock Pierce/Karla Ballard, Freedom and Prosperity
Tom Hoefling/Andy Prior, Life, Liberty, Constitution
Gloria La Riva/Sunil Freeman, Socialism and Liberation

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Early voting for the Nov. 3 election started Friday at the Eunice Municipal Complex lobby. The voting continues through Oct. 27 except for Sundays. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

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In Opelousas, voters wait for the courthouse to open to vote.

Early voting begins with strong turnout

Lines formed for early voting in Eunice and Opelousas on Friday.
The Eunice poll at City Hall had a steady line of voters through the morning.
In Opelousas, a line formed at the courthouse door before the poll opened at 8 a.m.
Voter interest in the Nov. 3 election has been strong, according to Cheryl Milburn, registrar of voters. She said more than 3,000 absentee ballots have been requested. That compares to about 2,000 four years ago for the last presidential election.

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Chad Pitre

Pitre campaign contributors, expenditures

Contributors and expenditures to the Chad Pitre campaign for St. Landry Parish district attorney listed in the report follows by name, address, date of contribution and amount. The list also includes expenditures.
A. Bourque, Inc., Port Barre; Aug. 25; $500.
Acadian Ambulance Employee Political Action Committee, Inc., Lafayette; March 23; $250.
Timothy J. Aguillard, Lake Charles; Sept. 17; $250.
Allied Holdings, Inc., Opelousas; Aug. 13; $1,250.
Douglas L. Amy, Opelousas; March 10; $500.
Anakata, LLC, Broussard; Aug. 13; $500.

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Charles Cravins

Cravins campaign contributors, expenditures

Contributors to the Charles Cravins campaign for district attorney listed in the report follows by name, address, date of contribution and amount. The list also includes expenditures.
Alton and Mary Ann Broussard, Opelousas; Aug. 4; $150.
Carpenter’s Local Union 1098, Baton Rouge; March 17; $400.
Committee to Elect Brian Ardoin LLC, Mamou; July 7; $1,100.
Dupre, Carrier, Godchaux Insurance, Opelousas; June 2; $1,500.
Dupre, Carrier, Godchaux Insurance, Opelousas; March 17; $400.
Foster Campbell, Shreveport; June 5; $1,500.

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District attorney candidates report campaign finances total over $327,000

Candidates for St. Landry Parish district attorney in the Nov. 3 election — Charles Cravins and Chad Pitre — report a total of $327,496 in receipts on the campaign finance reports.
The reports filed with the Louisiana Board of Ethics are available online. The reports are required to filed 30 days prior to the election. The deadline was Monday and the Cravins report was filed Sept. 29 and Pitre’s report was filed Sept. 25.

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