ON THE BALLOT

Early voting begins Saturday for the Oct. 19 ballot and runs through Oct. 12, excluding Sunday. The races and propositions for the Baton Rouge and Acadiana areas are listed below. A runoff election, if needed, is Nov. 16.

D = Democrat

R = Republican

L = Libertarian

G = Green

O = Other party

N = No party listed

MULTI-PARISH RACES

U.S. representative

DISTRICT 5

(Covers 24 parishes from north Louisiana to West Feliciana and parts of East Feliciana, St. Helena, St. Landry and Tangipahoa parishes.)

Eliot S. Barron, G-New Orleans

Tom Gibbs, O-Fairbanks

Henry Herford Jr., L-Delhi

Clyde C. Holloway, R-Forest Hill

Marcus Hunter, D-Monroe

Robert Johnson, D-Marksville

James “Jamie” Mayo, D-Monroe

Vance M. McAllister, R-Monroe

Jay Morris, R-Monroe

Neil Riser, R-Columbia

Weldon Russell, D-Amite

Phillip “Blake” Weatherly, R-Calhoun

Peter Williams, O-Lettsworth

S.B.A. Zaitoon, L-Baton Rouge

21st Judicial District judge

DIVISION G

(Livingston, Tangipahoa and St. Helena)

Lila Hogan, D-Hammond

Jeffery T. Oglesbee, R-Hammond

Vanessa Williams, D-Amite

ACADIA PARISH

Second Ward Gravity Drainage District No. 2

To renew a 10-year, 8.89-mill property tax generating $82,800 a year.

Bayou Plaquemine and Wikoff Drainage District

To renew a 10-year, 5.12-mill property tax generating $99,840 a year.

Rayne proposition

To renew a 10-year, 5-mill property tax generating $150,000 a year.

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH

Justice of the peace

WARD 3, DISTRICT 3

Kenesha Antoine, D

Jerry Arbour, R

Mariano Hinojosa, R

Steve Myers, R

Mark G. Simmons, D

Larry Spencer, R

Brownsfield Fire Protection District 3 Proposition No. 1

To levy a 10-year, 10-mill property tax generating $210,400 a year.

Brownsfield Fire Protection District 3 Proposition No. 2

To renew a 10-year, 10-mill property tax generating $210,400 a year.

Central Fire Protection District No. 4

To renew a 10-year, 10-mill property tax generating $1.3 million a year.

Parishwide Emergency Medical Services

To renew a 10-year, 3.13-mill property tax generating $11 million a year.

Parishwide Law Enforcement District

To renew a 10-year, 6.9-mill property tax generating $24.6 million a year.

South Burbank Crime Prevention and Development District

To levy for four years a $100 annual parcel fee and $25 annual condomium unit fee generating $192,855 a year.

EAST FELICIANA PARISH

Justice of the peace

DISTRICT 4

Joyce A. Kent, D

John H. Shropshire, D

IBERIA PARISH

Jeanerette mayor

Aprill F. Foulcard, D

Kenneth J. Kern, R

Jeanerette aldermen

AT LARGE

Leo Lee, D

Christia “Tia” Simmons, N

WARD 3

G. “Butch” Bourgeois, R

Willie “Poochie” Ward, D

New Iberia tax proposition

To levy a 20-year, 4-mill property tax generating $770,000 a year to pay the city’s debt service.

Parishwide School Facilities, Technology & Security Initiatives

To authorize the school district to incur debt and issue 20-year bonds not exceeding $50 million, to be repaid with property taxes, to improve buildings and acquire technology and security equipment.

LAFAYETTE PARISH

Youngsville proposition

To levy a 4 percent occupancy tax on hotel rooms for a multipurpose community center, economic development and tourism.

LIVINGSTON PARISH

Fire Protection District No. 4

To renew a 20-year, 10-mill property tax generating $1.7 million a year.

Parishwide Mosquito Abatement District

To levy a 10-year, 3-mill property tax generating $1.3 million a year.

ST. HELENA PARISH

Fire Protection District No. 3

To renew a 10-year, 5-mill property tax generating $66,000 a year.

ST. JAMES PARISH

Justice of the peace

DISTRICT 6

Trinette M. Jasmin, D

Sylvia “Sue” Williams

ST. LANDRY PARISH

School Board

DISTRICT 3

Milton “Coach” Ambres, D

Faltery A. Jolivette, O

DISTRICT 6

Donnie Perron, D

Bambi Polotzola, D

Krotz Springs alderman

DISTRICT E

Keith Ardoin, D

John Craig Burghdoff, N

Road District No. 1

To levy a 2 percent sales tax in the rural areas, generating $7.7 million a year for roads, bridges and related drainage.

ST. MARY PARISH

Baldwin alderman

(1 to be elected)

Herbert Bell, D

Mike J. Caesar Sr., D

Clarence Colbert Sr., D

Margaret C. “Faye” Coleman, D

Fifth Ward Special School District No. 1

Authority to incur debt and issue 20-year bonds not exceeding $21 million, repayable from property taxes, for school construction and renovation.

Gravity Sub-Drainage District No. 1 of the Gravity Drainage District No. 2

To renew a 10-year, 9.95-mill property tax generating $456,000 a year.

Recreation District No. 1

To renew a 10-year, 3-mill property tax generating $387,400 a year.

Wax Lake East Drainage District

To renew a 10-year, 3.2-mill property tax generating $365,000 a year.

TANGIPAHOA PARISH

Tickfaw council

(1 to be elected)

Donald Cimino, R

Joseph Michael Fedele, D

Parishwide library tax

To renew a 10-year, 2.81-mill property tax generating $1.4 million a year.

Parishwide proposition

To levy a 30-year, one-half cent sales tax generating $8.67 million a year to renovate and enlarge the parish jail, or replace it if that’s more cost effective. Any surplus will be allocated as follows: 50 percent to the Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement and 50 percent for parish courthouse and criminal justice expenses.

WEST FELICIANA PARISH

Parish president

Kevin Couhig, R

John Kean, D

Tom McVea, R

Lea Reid Williams, N

Parishwide Communications District

To renew a 5-year, 2-mill property tax generating $546,000 a year for the enhanced 911 telephone and dispatch systems.