Early voting begins Friday
Early voting for the Dec. 5 election begins Friday.
Ballot issues in St. Landry Parish include:
— A consitutional amendment to allow the governor to appoint a person who resides out-of-state to serve as an at-large member of a public postsecondary education board of supervisors.
— A special tax of 1 mill on all property subject to taxation in the Parish (an estimated $671,400 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of 10 years, beginning with 2021 and ending with the year 2030, for operating and maintaining a jail facility.
— Shall Bayou Plaquemine Gravity Drainage District No. 12 renew the levy of a consolidated special tax of 20 mills on all property subject to taxation within the District for a period of 10 years, beginning with 2022 and ending 2031, having an estimated annual collection of $200,000 for constructing, maintaining and operating gravity drainage works within and for said District?
Early voting continues through begins Nov. 28. The office will be closed for Thanksgiving and Acadian Day, Nov. 27. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Early voting locations: Courthouse, 118 S. Court St., suite 114; and Eunice City Hall, 300 S. Second St., Eunice.
Cheryl Milburn, St. Landry Parish registrar of voters, announced the deadline to request a mail ballot is Dec. 1 for the Dec. 5 runoff election.
The deadline is for all voters except military, overseas and hospitalized voters.
Mail ballots must have a witness that signs the affidavit with their enclosed ballot.
For more information, call 337-948-0572.