2015 PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS October 24, 2015 Election The four (4) constitutional amendments that will be on the ballot for the October 24, 2015 election are listed below.

2015 PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS Proposed Amendment No. 1 Act No. 473, Senate Bill No. 202, Regular Session, 2015, by Senator Adley “Do you support an amendment to rename the Budget Stabilization Fund to the Budget and Transportation Stabilization Trust; to authorize the mineral revenue base to be increased every five years; to create the Budget Stabilization Subfund as a subfund in the Trust, to be funded with mineral revenues until reaching a maximum balance of five hundred million dollars, to be appropriated and used when the state has a deficit; to create the Transportation Stabilization Subfund as a subfund in the Trust, to be funded with mineral revenues until reaching a maximum balance of five hundred million dollars, to be appropriated and used for planning, design, construction, and maintenance connected with the state highway program, with twenty percent dedicated for use by the Louisiana Intermodal Connector Program; and to provide for the interruption of deposits into the Budget Stabilization Subfund and the Transportation Trust Subfund the year that the state has a deficit and the following year with the resumption of deposit of mineral revenues in the Budget and Transportation Stabilization Trust thereafter?” (Amends Article VII, Section 10(D)(2)(d), 10.3(A)(introductory paragraph) and (A)(2)(a)(introductory paragraph) and (b), and 10.5(B); adds Article VII, Section 10.3(A)(2)(c)) 1

Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the October 24, 2015 Election Proposed Amendment No. 2 Act No. 471, House Bill No. 618, Regular Session, 2015, by Representative St. Germain and Representative Armes “Do you support an amendment to authorize the investment of funds for a state infrastructure bank to be used solely for transportation projects?” (Amends Article VII, Section 14(B))

Proposed Amendment No. 3 Act No. 472, House Bill No. 518, Regular Session, 2015, by Representative Stokes “Do you support an amendment to allow any legislation regarding the dedication of revenue, rebates, and taxes to be considered during a fiscal legislative session?” (Amends Article III, Section 2(A)(4)(b))

Proposed Amendment No. 4 Act No. 470, House Bill No. 360, Regular Session, 2015, by Representative Chaney and Senator Thompson “Do you support an amendment to specify that the ad valorem property tax exemption for public lands and other public property shall not apply to land or property owned by another state or a political subdivision of another state?” (Amends Article VII, Section 21(A))

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Candidates on the October 24, 2015 ballot Statewide and Lafayette Parish

Governor

  • Scott Angelle
  • Beryl Billiot
  • "Jay" Dardenne
  • Cary Deaton
  • John Bel Edwards
  • Jeremy "JW" Odom
  • Eric Paul Orgeron
  • S. L. Simpson
  • David Vitter

Lieutenant Governor

  • Elbert Lee Guillory
  • Melvin L. "Kip" Holden
  • "Billy" Nungesser
  • John Young

Secretary of State

  • "Tom" Schedler
  • "Chris" Tyson

Attorney General

  • Geraldine "Geri" Broussard Baloney
  • James D. "Buddy" Caldwell
  • Isaac "Ike" Jackson
  • "Jeff" Landry
  • "Marty Maley

Treasurer

  • John Kennedy
  • Jennifer Treadway

Commisioner of Agriculture & Forestry

  • "Charlie" Greer
  • Adrian "Ace" Juttner
  • Jamie LaBranche
  • Michael G. "Mike" Strain

Commissioner of Insurance

  • "Jim" Donelon
  • Donald Hodge Jr.
  • Charlotte C. McDaniel McGehee
  • Matt Parker

BESE District 7

  • Holly Franks Boffy
  • "Mike" Kreamer

State Senator 22nd Senatorial District

  • Fred "T-Fred" Mills Jr......Unopposed

State Senator 23rd Senatorial District

  • Patrick Page Cortez
  • Terry Hughes

State Senator 24th Senatorial District

  • Gerald Boudreaux
  • Ledrica Johnson Thierry

State Senator 26th Senatorial District

  • Jonathan Perry.....Unopposed

State Representative 31st District

  • Nancy Landry
  • Evan H. Wright

State Representative 39th District

  • Julie Emerson
  • Stephen Ortego

State Representative 42nd District

  • Jack Montoucet....unopposed

State Representative 43rd District

  • Stuart Bishop...unopposed

State Representative 44th District

  • Desmond Onezine
  • Vincent J. Pierre

State Representative 45th District

  • Andre' Comeaux
  • Jean-Paul Coussan
  • Jan Swift

State Representative 48th District

  • Taylor Barras....unopposed

State Representative 96th District

  • Terry C. Landry Sr.
  • Raymond "Shoe-Do" Lewis

Lafayette Parish Sheriff

  • "Rick" Chargois
  • Mark T. Garber
  • Chad Leger
  • John Rogers

Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court

  • Louis Perret...unopposed

Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor

  • Conrad Comeaux
  • Rachelle Falgout

Lafayette Parish Coroner

  • Kenneth Odinet Jr.....unopposed

Lafayette City-Parish President

  • Joel Robideaux
  • Dee Stanley

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 1

  • Kevin Naquin....unopposed

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 2

  • Joseph "Jay" Castille Jr.
  • Charlotte Stemmans Clavier

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 3

  • Ursula Anderson
  • Patrick "Pat" Lewis
  • John Petersen
  • Brandon Shelvin

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 4

  • Kenneth Boudreaux....unopposed

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 5

  • Jared Bellard
  • Monique Koll

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 6

  • Alicia Chaisson
  • Bruce Conque
  • "Andy" Naquin
  • Sevie Zeller

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 7

  • Nanette Cook
  • Joseph Bobby Richard

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 8

  • Elizabeth Webb Hebert
  • Gerald Judice
  • Carol Ross

Member Lafayette City-Parish Council, District 9

  • William Theriot....unopposed