Early voting ended Tuesday evening. Information from the Secretary of State’s office indicated 15.5% of registered voters in the parish cast ballots early for the November 8th election.
DeSoto voters could cast ballots at the Registrar of Voters office in Mansfield or at the municipal building in Stonewall. A total of 2,950 voters cast ballots during the early voting period. There were 2376 who voted in person and 574 who submitted absentee ballots.
The demographic breakdown by race:
White 1844, Black 1041, and other 65.
Male 1243 and female 1706
Democrat 1302, Republican 1207, and other 441
The election will be Tuesday, November 8th. The US Senate race and several constitution amendments are the statewide issues. Locally there are municipal offices and seats on the DeSoto Parish School Board on the ballot.
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