What’s on the Dec. 8 ballot

A number of runoff races and propositions are on Saturday’s ballot. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Below are the races and propositions on the ballots in The Advocate’s circulation area. The information is from the Louisiana Secretary of State Office’s website

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D = Democrat

R = Republican

L = Libertarian

O = Other party

N = No party

DISTRICT 3

(Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion parishes.)

Charles W. Boustany Jr., R-Lafayette

Jeff Landry, R-New Iberia

DISTRICT 5

(Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana parishes.)

John Michael Guidry, D-Baton Rouge

Jeff Hughes, R-Walker

DISTRICT 1, DIVISION B

(Ascension, Assumption, Iberville, Lafourche, Pointe Coupee, St. Mary, Terrebonne and West Baton Rouge parishes.)

William C. Dupont, D-Plaquemine

Mitch Theriot, R-Raceland

DISTRICT 2, SUBDISTRICT 1-B

(East Baton Rouge Parish.)

Gideon T. Carter III, D-Baton Rouge

Mike McDonald, R-Baton Rouge

Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District

(Ascension, Assumption and Lafourche parishes.)

To renew a 20-year, 2.11-mill property tax, generating about $2.1 million a year, for the fresh water district, including personnel costs.

Rayne Mayor

Roland Boudreaux, D

Chuck Robichaux, R

Mermentau proposition

Authority to borrow up to $1 million in 20-year bonds for the drinking water system, to be repaid with property taxes of 12.42 mills in the first year.

ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT NO. 1

To renew a 10-year, 5-mill property tax.

ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT NO. 2

To renew a 10-year, 5-mill property tax.

ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT NO. 3

To renew a 10-year, 5-mill property tax.

ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT NO. 4

To renew a 10-year, 5-mill property tax.

ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT NO. 5

To renew a 10-year, 5-mill property tax.

ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT NO. 6

To renew a 10-year, 5-mill property tax.

METRO COUNCIL

DISTRICT 2

Chauna Banks-Daniel, D

Leroy Davis, D

DISTRICT 12

R.J. “Smokie” Bourgeois, R

John Delgado, R

CITY COURT JUDGE

ELECTION SECTION 2E

Tiffany Foxworth, D

Suzan S. Ponder, R

Melrose East Crime Prevention District

To levy a 10-year annual parcel fee of up to $200 for residential parcels and an initial fee of up to $500 for commercial parcels to aid in law enforcement and to increase the presence of law enforcement personnel. The initial fee on commercial parcels may be increased by not more than 5 percent per year. An estimated $75,100 a year is expected to be generated from the initial levy.

Mayfair Park/Mayfair Park East/Mayfair Heights Crime Prevention Improvement District proposition

To levy a 5-year, annual parcel fee of $144 per parcel of improved land in the district generating about $62,000 a year to aid in crime prevention and to increase law enforcement personnel or contracted security personnel in the district.

Zachary Community School System

To renew a 10-year, 38.2-mill property tax generating an estimated $7.5 million a year for additional support to the district’s public elementary and secondary schools.

Clinton Mayor

Lori Ann Bell, D

Don Reason, R

New Iberia City Council

DISTRICT 1

Shelly Greer Hebert, R,

Natalie Lopez Robin, R

Parishwide sales tax renewal

To renew a 10-year, ΒΌ-cent sales tax, generating an estimated $3,250,000 a year, for: (1) the parishwide mosquito control program; and (2) the balance divided annually on or before May 1 of each year, between the parish and the incorporated municipalities on a per capita basis according to the 2010 U.S. Census for drainage improvements.

School Board

DISTRICT E

Katie Price Anderson, D

Pauline D. “Polly” Higdon, R

Rosedale Board of Aldermen

DIVISION A

Kevin Gantt, D

Jeffrey Hill, D

Walker Board of Aldermen

(4 to be elected)

Jonathan Davis, R,

Jim Goins, R

Gary Griffin, R

Debra Keller, D

Scarlett Milton Major, R

Paul Roberts Jr., R

Jack Summerell, R

John Wilder, R

New Orleans City Council

DISTRICT B

LaToya Cantrell, D

Dana Kaplan, D

DISTRICT E

Auston Badon, D

James Gray II, D

New Orleans City Court

DISTRICT 2

Kiana Aaron-Mitchell, D

E. “Teena” Anderson-Trahan, D

Parishwide school proposition

To limit the terms of school board members to three consecutive four-year terms.

Breaux Bridge proposition

Authority to sell the city’s natural gas system to Atmos Energy Corporation.

Morgan City Mayor

Lee A. Dragna, D

Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, N

Slidell sales tax rededication

Authority to rededicate the proceeds of a 1 percent sales and use tax authorized on Sept. 27, 1986, so the estimated $9 million a year may continue to be used for police protection and public safety.

Recreation District No. 2 proposition

To levy a 10-year, 3-mill property tax.

Drainage District No. 4 proposition

To levy for five years an additional maintenance and operation tax of not more than $39 a year for each 10,000 square feet of each lot and parcel, generating about $48,000 a year, to maintain the flow of water through catch basins, subsurface drains, and canals to the holding ponds.

Parish Council

DISTRICT 3

Greg August, N

Louis “Nick” Joseph, D

Amite Mayor

Buddy Bel, N

Walter Daniels III, D

Amite Police Chief

Jerry Trabona, D

Terry Tullos, D

Roseland Police Chief

Anthony Irving, D

Henry Wright, D

Gravity Drainage District No. 4

PROPOSITION NO. 1

To renew the 5-year, 2.0-mill property tax generating an estimated $76,000 a year, with half the proceeds to maintain and operate gravity drainage works and the other half to build gravity drainage works.

PROPOSITION NO. 2

To renew the 10-year, 3-mill property tax generating an estimated $115,000 a year.

Rural Garbage District No. 1 proposition

To renew a 10-year, 10-mill property tax generating an estimated $2.33 million a year for garbage collection and disposal systems and services.

Kaplan City Marshal

Brodney Mouton, Sr., D

Ruby C. Thibeaux, D

Port Allen Mayor

Roger Bergeron, D

Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter, D