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news For Wednesday 11/08/12

Final Rapides Parish Election Results


U. S. Representative -- 5th Congressional District

Rodney Alexander (R)    80%      Rapides Parish,  78% District Wide       


Councilman -- District 3, City of Alexandria

Runoff between

Jerry Wayne Jones, Jr. (D)         31%      894

Jules R. Green (D)         28%      809


Councilman at Large -- City of Alexandria

Runoff between

Roosevelt L. Johnson (D) 40% 7556

"Lee" Rubin (O) 32%        6076



PW School District -- Local Option – 12 Year Term Limits For School Board Members

YES     79%      40914


PW Police Jury -- 7.08 Mills - PJ - 10 Yrs. The Library Tax Renewal..

YES     71%      36624


PW PJ (Bond & Mills) -- $23M-Bonds & 1 Mill-PJ-20 Yrs. Rapides Parish Coliseum Renovation & Maintenance

YES     52%      26444


Serv. Area No. 1 of FPD#2 -- 16.31 Mills – PJ

YES     63%      1214


Fire Prot. Dist. No. 2 -- 15.52 Mills – PJ A redirection of the current tax to allow emergency medical services.

YES     68%      9857


Rigolette School Dist. #11 -- 3 Mills - 10 Yrs.

YES     60%     


Cotile School Dist. #22A -- 3.04 Mills - SB - 10 Yrs.

YES     63%     


Lecompte-Lam-WoodwSD#57 -- 4.82 Mills - SB - 10 Yrs.

YES     59%      1209


Sixth Ward School Dist. #58 -- 12.86 Mills - SB - 10 Yrs.

YES     64%      338


ForChenLecLamWoodCSD#61 -- 4.78 Mills - SB - 10 Yrs.

YES     61%      1923


State Wide.. All Constitutional Amendments Passed with the exception of one.. That being #6 The amendment that gave tax governing authority to New Iberia. The very confusing amendment failed when 57% of the state’s residents said WHAT? Or Nay.


U. S. Representative -- 1st Congressional District "Steve" Scalise (R) easily won with 67% of the vote.


U. S. Representative -- 2nd Congressional District, this is the only district with 55 precincts still not reported.. Cedric Richmond is a head with 50.83% of the vote.. So it is too close to call.


U. S. Representative -- 3rd Congressional District, there will be a runoff between republican challengers Charles Boustany, Jr who had 45% of the vote and "Jeff" Landry 30%


U. S. Representative -- 4th Congressional District,   Republican John Fleming was the big winner with 75% of the vote.


U. S. Representative -- 5th Congressional District, as we mentioned earlier Rodney Alexander was the big winner with 78% of the votes


U. S. Representative -- 6th Congressional District, republican William "Bill" Cassidy easily won reelection with 79% of the votes.

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