Qualifying For The November 6th Election One Week Away

Qualifying for the November 6th Election is one week away from today.

On the ballot statewide, voters will decide on who will serve out the term of Tom Schedler for Secretary of State. Tom Schedler resigned this spring after a sexual harassment suit.

Five Louisiana members in the U.S. House of Representatives, two Supreme Court seats, five appeals court seats and one seat on the Public Service Commission will also be decided in this election.

All candidates for local municipal races will qualify with their parish clerk of court. All candidates for U.S. Representatives, Secretary of State, Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals Judges and Public Service Commissioners will qualify at the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office located at 8585 Archives Ave. in Baton Rouge. Hours of operation for the secretary of state are 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily. Check with your local clerk of court for specific parish hours.

Once qualified, candidates will appear on the secretary of state’s website in real-time on the home page at www.sos.la.gov.

The Fall Congressional Primary/Special Secretary of State Election will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2018 and the Fall Congressional General Election will be held on Saturday, Dec.8. For more information on qualifying, visit the secretary of state’s website at www.sos.la.gov.

On the ballot for the November 6th Election for St. Mary Parish are:

St. Mary Parish Sheriff

St. Mary Parish Coroner

St. Mary Parish School Board District 1-11

Constable Justice of the Peace Ward 2

Mayor City of Patterson

Mayor Town of Baldwin

Mayor Town of Berwick

Chief of Police City of Patterson

Chief of Police Town of Baldwin

Aldermen Town of Baldwin (5 to be elected)

Council Members City of Patterson (5 to be elected)

Councilman District 4, City of Morgan City

Councilmen Town of Berwick (5 to be elected)