Elections

As the Voice of Business for western St. Tammany, we are committed to providing our members with information they need to make informed decisions in the voter’s booth. The upcoming elections are important, and we strongly encourage all area residents to “Get Out the Vote!”

On the ballot for the General Election on November 21 are several state and local runoff races, as well as nine proposed amendments to St. Tammany Parish Home Rule Charter.  

Information on the parish-wide candidates and general voter resources can be found below. It’s vitally important that you stay informed and encourage others to vote too.

Louisiana Secretary of State -- Sample Ballot

Proposed amendments to the St. Tammany Parish Home Rule Charter:
After careful review by our Board of Directors, we are in support of all but Proposition 2, which requires a charter review at least once every 15 years by an 11-member committee (including at least two council members) appointed in a manner to be determined by the Parish Council. Recommendations of the charter committee would be submitted to the Parish Council for approval and then put to a vote.

Bureau of Governmental Research's recommendations
Times-Picayune / Nola.com's recommendations

Louisiana Governor:
John Bel Edwards
David Vitter

Louisiana Lieutenant Governor:
Melvin L. "Kip" Holden
Billy Nungesser

Louisiana Attorney General:
James D. "Buddy" Caldwell
Jeff Landry

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff:
R. Jack Strain Jr.
Randy Smith

St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court:
Matt Faust
Melissa R. Henry