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ELECTION GUIDE - Fall 2010 - Jefferson Parish

Click to this section for links to the 2010 schedule of elections and early voting locations.

NOW AVAILABLE! Links to candidates' answers to our questions for the October 2 and November 2 elections.

CLICK ON LINK ABOVE CANDIDATE NAMES TO VIEW THEIR BIOGRAPHIES AND ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS.

Click Here to find your voting poll location and sample ballot for your address.

Election Schedule

Click Here for the 2010 election schedule from the Secretary of State.

Federal Offices and Local Offices Runoffs
November 2, 2010
Last Day to Register to Vote:
October 4, 2010
Time to Request a Mail Ballot:
September 3 -October 29, 2010
Return Voted Mail Ballot by :
November 1, 2010
Early Voting Period:
October 19-26, 2010: 8a-6p daily except Sunday

Early Voting Locations

Click Here to find your voting poll location and sample ballot for your address.

EAST BANK
Joseph S. Yenni Bldg.
1221 Elmwood Blvd., Ste. 504
Jefferson, LA 70123

WEST BANK
Charles B. Odom Sr. Service Center
5001 Westbank Expressway
Marrero, LA 70072

Guide for November 2 Election - Federal Offices

U. S. Senator
David Vitter - ELECTED

U. S. Representative 1st Congressional District
"Steve" Scalise - ELECTED

U. S. Representative 2nd Congressional District
Cedric Richmond - ELECTED

U. S. Representative 3rd Congressional District
"Jeff" Landry - ELECTED

Lieutenant Governor
"Jay" Dardenne - ELECTED

Member of School Board District 1
Mark C. Morgan - ELECTED

Results for October 2 Election - State and Parish Offices

Lieutenant Governor
"Jay" Dardenne - ELECTED

Associate Justice Supreme Court, 7th Supreme Court District
Bernette Joshua Johnson - UNOPPOSED

"Judge, Court of Appeal 5th Circuit, 1st District, Election Section 1, Division B
Fredericka Hamberg Wicker - UNOPPOSED

PSC District 3
Lambert C. Boissiere III - ELECTED

Parish President
John Young - ELECTED

Member of School Board District 1
Mark C. Morgan - ELECTED

Member of School Board District 2
Etta S. Licciardi - UNOPPOSED

Member of School Board District 3
Raymond "Ray" St. Pierre - UNOPPOSED

Member of School Board District 4
Patrick Tovrea - ELECTED

Member of School Board District 5
Cedric Floyd - ELECTED

Member of School Board District 6
Larry Dale - ELECTED

Member of School Board District 7
Mark Jacobs - ELECTED

Member of School Board District 8
Michael "Mike" R. Delesdernier - ELECTED

Member of School Board District 9
"Sandy" Denapolis - ELECTED

Mayor City of Harahan
Provino "Vinny" Mosca - ELECTED

Chief of Police City of Harahan
Jacob "Mac" Dickinson - UNOPPOSED

Councilmen City of Harahan (5 to be elected)
Timothy "Tim" Baudier
Dana Huete
Paul D. Johnston
Lawrence Landry
"Cindy" Murray

Constitutional Amendments on the October 2 Ballot

ACT 537: Increases length of state legislative sessions and moves the effective date of enacted legislation from August 15 to August 1. - PASSED

ACT 538: Changes the status of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness from state civil service to unclassified. - PASSED

Click Here for link to Secretary of State's site.

Click Here for link to Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) position statements on amendments.

Constitutional Amendments on the November 2 Ballot

ACT 539: Sets effective date for salary increases for statewide elected officials to term following adoption of increase. - PASSED

ACT 541: Sets amount of severance tax to be remitted to parish of production. - PASSED

ACT 1049: Allows for a doubling of homestead exemption for property owned by veterans with one hundred percent disability. - PASSED

ACT 542: Allows a taxing authority to increase millage rates with certain conditions. - FAILED

ACT 1050: Allows an extension of special property assessment following a disaster under certain conditions. - PASSED

ACT 1048: Provides that only the state legislature can alter the benefits of any state retirement system subject to legislative authority. - PASSED

ACT 540: Increases the authority to sell sufficient property to cover taxes, interest, penalties and costs. - FAILED

ACT 1052: Deletes the requirement that property expropriated for health or safety threats, or disuse must first be offered back to rightful owner. - PASSED

ACT 1051: Requires certain judgments that are rendered in worker's compensation claims be reargued before a panel of five judges under certain conditions. - PASSED

ACT 1053: Sets time limits for defendant to waive his right to a jury trial. - PASSED

Click Here for link to Secretary of State's site.

Click Here for link to Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) position statements on amendments.