Early Voting for the Aug. 15 runoff election closed Saturday, Aug. 8 with 3,269 people choosing to cast ballots early. There were slightly more white voters, at 1,684, compared to Black voters at 1,507 and 84 other race votes cast.
More females, 1,976, voted than males, 1,193. There were 1,771 Democrats that voted compared to only 961 Republicans and 537 other party voters. Many more people made the trip to the Courthouse to vote, 2,612, as opposed to 655 voting absentee.
The runoff election is Saturday, Aug. 15. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Ballot items include Natchitoches Mayor runoff between Lee Posey and Ronnie Williams; Council Dist. 3 runoff between Sylvia Morrow and Chris Petite; Council Dist. 4 between Rosemary Washington Elie and James Below Jr.; Consolidated School Dist 7 millage renewal; and parcel fee election for Fire Dist. 2.
•Deadline for mail-in ballots to be received at the Registrar of Voters office is Aug. 14 at 4:30 p.m. They can be returned by mail to POB 677, Natchitoches, LA 71458 or hand delivered to the Registrar’s office at 200 Church St., Room 103, in the parish courthouse.
Aug. 15 ballot by precinct
Mayor City of Natchitoches (1 to be elected)
Councilman District 3, City of Natchitoches (1 to be elected)
Councilman District 4, City of Natchitoches (1 to be elected)
Consolidated School District No. 7 – 12 Mills In-Lieu – SB – 10 Yrs.
Fire Protection District No. 2 – $30.00 Parcel Fee – BOC – 10 Yrs.
(Part): This ballot item is in only part of this precinct; depending on your address, you might not be eligible to vote on this item.
Millage Renewal Election for Consolidated School
District No. 7 (Fairview-Goldonna-Lakeview)
02-01 – Ashland City Hall
02-06 (Part) – Campti Police Jury Building
02-07 (Part) – Clarence Town Hall
02-08 – Campti Comm Building
02-09 – Fairview Alpha School
Consolidated School Dist. 7
Parcel Fee Election for Fire Protection District No. 2