Dist. 2 sales tax for roads on March 30 ballot


There will be one item, a one-half percent sales and use tax for 20 years for constructing, improving and maintaining public roads and bridges in District 2, on the March 30 ballot in the parish. Only those in District 2 will cast ballots. Polling places will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Early voting will be Saturday, March 16, and Monday, March Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Registrar of Voters office. Absentee voting by mail is intended for voters who will be out of parish election day and the week of early voting or if a person is over 65 or has a mobility impaired ID card. Fax requests to 318-357-2212 or mail to Registrar of Voters, POB 677, Natchitoches, LA 71458.

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Last day to make a written request for an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday, March 26 at 4:30 p.m. The form can be downloaded at www.sos.la.gov under “Elections.” Mail and hand delivered ballots must be returned to the Registrar’s office by 4:30 p.m. the day before the election. Military and overseas ballots must be returned before noon election day.