Cassie Williams (Democrat) and Michael Melerine (Republican) will be the only item on the ballot in a runoff for BESE District 4. BESE is short for the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. The BESE District 4 seat represents ten parishes in Northwest Louisiana, including Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, De Soto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Vernon, Webster, and Winn.
During early voting, the Registrar’s Office had a total of 98 voters to cast their ballot in person over the 7 day period. At the close of business Saturday they also had 297 mail in ballots received. The Registrar’s Office will be able to accept mail ballots until 4:30 pm today. The Registrar’s Office will not accept mail ballots on election day!!! Polls will open tomorrow morning at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm. GO VOTE!