There were a total of 662 votes casts in DeSoto Parish during the early voting period for the March election. 441 persons voted in person and 221 absentee ballots were received.
The demographic breakdown is:
Democrat 192 and Republican 339,
Male 279 and female 382,
White 279, Black 114 and other 11.
There are two local tax elections on the ballot in the parish. The election will be held next Saturday, March 25th.