Election Results Are in From Northwest Louisiana
Despite very low voter turnout, all of the proposals on the ballot for law enforcement in Caddo Parish passed with overwhelming support.
Four property tax renewals were on the ballot in Caddo in addition to a quarter-cent sales tax renewal. These measures are dedicated to funding operation of the Caddo Sheriff's office and running the jail.
Proposition No. 2 – 1.78 mills passed with 69 percent.
Proposition No. 3 – 2.89 mills passed with 68 percent.
Proposition No. 4 – 2.74 mills passed with 67 percent.
Proposition No. 5 – ¼% sales tax passed with 67 percent.
The voter turnout for these measures was close to 12%.
A couple of judicial races were also on the ballot in the area.
In the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal (Caddo, DeSoto and Red River) election, Craig Marcotte defeated Erin Leigh Waddell Garrett 58 to 42 percent.
In the 26th Judicial District Judge (Bossier, Webster) contest, "Doug" Stinson beat “Allie” Aiello Stahl 61 to 39 percent.
The turnout in these two judicial races saw turnout of about 14%.
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