Early voting for April 24 election begins on Saturday

Election Day is April 24 with early voting from April 10-17 with one parish-wide ballot initiative along with a multi-parish runoff election to decide Cedric Richmond’s successor in Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District.  The runoff pits two state senators, Troy Carter and Karen Carter Peterson, both from New Orleans.  Voters in 21 Ascension voting precincts will find the runoff on their ballot along with the parish-wide initiative:

“Shall the Parish of Ascension, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”) sell its east-bank wastewater utility system (but excluding the corporate limits of the City of Gonzales and the Town of Sorrento) and grant franchise to operate same to National Water Infrastructure, LLC, as per the written Sewer Conveyance and Franchise Agreement dated as of February 11, 2021, on file in the office of the Clerk of Court of the Parish of Ascension?”