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.
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