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Spring elections qualifying begins February 12

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CENTRAL LOUISIANA (KALB News Channel 5) - Qualifying for Spring Municipal Elections begins February 12.

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds everyone that qualifying  runs through Friday, February 14th from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily.

All candidates for local municipal races will qualify with their local Clerk of Court.

Once qualified, candidates will appear on the Secretary of State's website under "Elections & Voting", "Get Election Information", "Search for Candidates," or by clicking on the link below. 

http://www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/GetElectionInformation/SearchForCandidates/Pages/default.aspx

 Some of the elections in Cenla include:

Avoyelles Parish:

 

  • mayor of Bunkie
  • mayor of Marksville
  • chief of police of Bunkie

 

Grant Parish:

 

  • mayor of Colfax
  • alderman, Creola
  • alderman, Colfax

 

Rapides Parish:

 

  • mayor of Pineville
  • councilman, District 1, Pineville
  • councilman, District 2, Pineville
  • councilman, District 3, Pineville
  • councilman, District 4, Pineville
  • councilman, District 5, Pineville

 

Vernon Parish:

 

  • mayor of Leesville
  • mayor of New Llano
  • chief of police, New Llano
  • councilman at large, Leesville
  • councilman, District 1, Leesville
  • councilman, District 2, Leesville
  • councilman, District 3, Leesville
  • councilman, District 4, Leesville
  • councilman, District 5, Leesville
  • councilman, New Llano

 

Spring Municipal Primary Elections will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

Spring Municipal General Elections will be held on Saturday May 3, 2014.

For more information on qualifying, visit the Secretary of State's website at:

www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/BecomeACandidate/QualifyForAnElection.

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