Election Day: What’s on the ballot?

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Voters statewide are electing a U.S. senator today. In Orleans Parish, voters are electing a criminal district court judge and deciding whether to renew a property tax for drainage projects and add a new property tax for fire protection.

What’s on the ballot in Orleans Parish?

U.S. Senator

Foster Campbell (Democrat, Bossier Parish)
Treasurer John Kennedy (Republican, Baton Rouge)

Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Judge 

Paul Bonin (Democrat, New Orleans)
Kevin Guillory (Democrat, New Orleans)

Property Tax Renewal (Drainage)

Should the city of New Orleans continue to levy a 4.46-mill property tax to fund the city’s drainage system? The tax renewal would last for 30 years and raise $15.4 million per year.

Property Tax (Fire Protection)

Should the city levy a new, 2.5-mill property tax for 12 years to fund fire protection? The tax would bring in $8.87 million per year.

***Polls are open until 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.***

To see a what’s on the ballot in Jefferson Parish, click here.

Click here to get election information and results for Jefferson, Lafourche, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne and Washington parishes.

Check back later for updates parish-by-parish results.