Remember to Vote in Runoff Election Saturday
Christmas shopping, football watching, festivals, parades and lighting ceremonies and now we have to remember to vote again. Voter turn-out is expected to be light for this one, but here's whats on the ballot.
Meg Casper, a spokeswoman for the secretary of state's office, says 46 parishes have races on the ballot.
The most high-profile competition is the attack-laden congressional race between Republican U.S. Reps. Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry, both seeking to represent southwest Louisiana and Acadiana in Congress.
The men were forced into the same 3rd District when Louisiana lost a U.S. House seat after the latest federal census.
Also on the ballot is a runoff for an open seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court representing the Baton Rouge area.
Casper says turnout is expected to be low, no more than 20% statewide.