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DECEMBER 10 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION-- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN ONE PLACE

Information for Orleans Parish Residents

Ballot Contents: U.S. Senate Race, Local Propositions and Early Voting

U.S. SENATE CANDIDATES

Find your individual ballot and voting site Here

Find the U.S. Senate candidates Here

ORLEANS PARISH CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGESHIP

Find the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Judgeship Run-off Here

LOCAL PROPOSITIONS

This property tax is an extension of an existing millage

Parishwide Drainage Proposition (Millage Continuation) Shall the City of New Orleans (the "City") continue to levy an ad valorem tax in the amount of 4.46 mills on all property subject to taxation within the City for a period of thirty (30) years, beginning with the year 2017 and ending with the year 2046 (an estimated $15,400,000 reasonably expected to be collected at this time for an entire year from the 4.46 mills levy), to be used solely and exclusively for the purpose of operating and maintaining the City's drainage system and for the construction and extension of said drainage system?

This proposed property tax is a new millage

Parishwide Proposition (Authorizing Levy of Ad Valorem Tax for Fire Protection) Shall the City of New Orleans (the "City") be authorized to levy an ad valorem tax in the amount of two and one-half (2.50) mills (the "Tax") on all property subject to taxation within the City for a period of twelve (12) years, beginning January 1, 2017 and ending December 31, 2028 (an estimated $8.87 million reasonably expected to be collected at this time for an entire year as a result of the levy of the Tax), to be dedicated solely to fire protection in accordance with Article VI, Section 26(E) of the Louisiana Constitution?

EARLY VOTING DATES AND SITES

Saturday, November 26 through Saturday December 3, excluding Sunday, November 27

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Registrar's Office, City Hall, RM 1W23; 1300 Perdido St.

Registrar's Office, Algiers Courthouse, RM 105; 225 Morgan St.

Voting Machine Warehouse; 8870 Chef Menteur Highway

Lake Vista Community Center, 6500 Spanish Fort Blvd. 2nd floor meeting room