What’s on the April 6 ballot in BR and surrounding areas What’s on the April 6 ballot in BR and surrounding areas Advocate story March 22, 2013 Comments Early voting for the April 6 election begins Saturday and ends March 30. The following races and propositions are on the ballot in East Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office. The runoff election, if needed, is May 4. D = Democrat R = Republican L = Libertarian O = Other party N = No party listed ASCENSION Sorrento Mayor Jason R. Adams, R Mike Lambert, R Wilson R. Longanecker Sr., D Sorrento Town Council (5 to be elected) Randy Anny, D Ivan P. Bernuchaux Jr., D Wanda LeBlanc Bourgeois, D Wilson R. Longanecker Jr., D Marvin L. Martin, D Patti Melancon Poche, D Donald “Don” Schexnaydre, D Milton “Needlenose” Vicknair, D John Wright, D EAST BATON ROUGE Consolidated School District No. 1 Proposition No. 1 To renew a 10-year, 6.50-mill property tax, generating an estimated $20,965,850 a year, for additional support for school operations. Consolidated School District No. 1 Proposition No. 2 To renew a 10-year, 7.19-mill property tax, generating an estimated $23,191456 a year, for maintaining and improving salaries and benefits for public school employees. EAST FELICIANA Justice of the Peace DISTRICT 3 Sissy Burge, N Billy Yarbrough, D Constable DISTRICT 2 Jimmy McCaa, D Clifton “Cliff” Morris, O Wilson Mayor Marilyn Broadway, D Joshua L. Thomas, N Parishwide school proposition To levy a 10-year, 38-mill property tax, generating an estimated $4.4 million a year, for technology, building and improving schools, and salaries and benefits of employees. LIVINGSTON Albany Aldermen (2 to be elected) Wayne Kreko, R Murphy Martin Jr., D S. Gerald Stilley, D Killan Mayor Peter Bock, O Craig McGehee, R ST. HELENA Parishwide school proposition renewal To renew a 10-year, 9.48-mill property tax, generating an estimated $426,000 a year, for supporting and maintaining school buildings. ST. JAMES Gramercy bond proposal To issue $1.5 million in bonds over 20 years, to be repaid with property taxes, to improve town’s water treatment plant and distribution system. WEST BATON ROUGE Parishwide school proposition renewal To renew a 10-year, 15-mill property tax, generating an estimated $5.8 million a year, to provide additional support to parish schools.