Shreveport, Louisiana — Louisiana voters head to the polls on Saturday for the 2022 final election.
In Shreveport, the controversial run-off election for mayor stands out by the crowd. Republican Tom Arceneaux is running against Senator Greg Tarver, a Democrat who wants the government to move to his Plaza after incumbent Mayor Adrian Perkins lost in November’s primary election.
There are also three runoff votes for the Shreveport City Council.of D.In District B, Democrat Gary Brooks faces off against Democrat Mavis Hughes Thigpen. District E pits Democrat Alan Jackson against Republican Tony Nations.of D.District G, Democrat Ursula Bowman and Democrat Derrick Henderson face each other.
There are also two run-off ballots for the Caddo Parish Board of Education. D.District 7 and District 1 D.12 wards.
Click here to view a sample ballot.
Registered voters statewide also vote on three constitutional amendments in Louisiana.
Amendment No. 1: U.S. Citizenship Required to Register and Vote in Louisiana
- A “yes” vote bans non-U.S. citizens from registering and voting in Louisiana elections.
- “No” votes will maintain the current wording governing voting rights, requiring you to be a Louisiana citizen to register to vote or vote in the election.
Amendment No. 2: Requires Senate Confirmation of Governor-Appointed Members of the State Civil Service Board.
- To cast a “Yes” vote, the Louisiana Senate must confirm the governor’s appointees to the State Civil Service Commission.
- A “no” vote will continue to allow the governor to appoint members to the state’s Commission of Civil Service without requiring confirmation of those selections from the Louisiana Senate.
Amendment No. 3: Require Senate Approval for Certain Members of State Police Commissions
- To cast a “yes” vote, the Louisiana Senate must confirm the governor’s appointees to the State Police Commission.
- A “no” vote would continue to allow the governor to appoint members to the State Police Commission without requiring confirmation of those selections from the Louisiana Senate.
Voting will take place from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Voting is only allowed for those in line during closed hours.
When voters go to vote, they must initiate one of the following:
- Driver’s license
- Louisiana Special ID
- LA Wallet Digital Driver’s License
- U.S. military ID with name and photo
- Other commonly recognized photo ID that includes your name and signature
If you cannot submit any of the aforementioned documents, you can still vote by signing the Voter Affidavit.
You can watch live on KTBS 3.3 from 8pm, KPXJ CW 21 from 9pm and KTBS 3 from 10pm. Election results will be posted on his KTBS.com and the Secretary of State’s website after the polls close.