Qualifying for the November 6 Primary election begins this Wednesday July 18-Friday July 20 at the Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court’s office.
Local voters will vote on a new Secretary of State and for Congressman in the 4th District that runs from Eunice and Evangeline Parish all the way to Arkansas line.
In local races, all 13 members of the Evangeline Parish School Board will be up for re -election in November.
Also, there will be municipal elections in Ville Platte, Mamou, Chataignier and Turkey Creek.
In each municipality, voters will vote on mayor, chief of police and for alderman. The only exception is Turkey Creek where the chief position is now an appointed office. Voters will vote on Mayor, chief of police and 6 aldermen in Ville Platte, Mayor, police chief and five aldermen in Mamou, Mayor, police chief and three aldermen in Chataignier and Mayor and three aldermen in Turkey Creek
If a runoff is needed, the general election is set for December 8.