Election Results

An extremely light voter turnout Saturday in Red River Parish saw voters approve three amendments to the state Constitution.  Only 10.9% of eligible voters took part in the election.

Amendment #1 got the most favorable votes.  That amendment would require US citizenship in order to register and vote in Louisiana.  The amendment polled 490 votes for 78% approval.

Amendment #2 would require the state Senate to confirm members of the Civil Service Commission that are appointed by the Governor.  Vote on that was 452 in favor for 73% approval and 171 against or 27%.

And Amendment #3 would require state Senate to confirm members of the State Police Commission.  The vote on this amendment was 452 to 171 in favor or a 73% approval.