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State (T3505) Act No. 445 (1968)--parish police jury at-large elections 6-26-69
Withdrawn 11-20-95
State (T3506) Act No. 561 (1968)--parish school board at-large elections 6-26-69
Withdrawn 4-14-72
St. Helena Parish (T8043) At-large elections (police jury) 5-14-71
Jefferson Davis Parish (T7204) Multi-member districts (police jury) 6-4-71
Tangipahoa Parish (T8102) Implementation of Acts 445 and 561 6-18-71
Assumption Parish (Y6499) Redistricting (school board) 7-8-71
Franklin Parish (T8042) At-large elections (police jury) 7-8-71
St. Charles Parish (V3060) At-large elections (police jury) 7-22-71
Jefferson Davis Parish (V3023) Redistricting (school board) 7-23-71
Ascension Parish (T8046) Redistricting; multi-member districts (police jury) 7-23-71
Bossier Parish (V3095) Redistricting (school board) 7-30-71
DeSoto Parish (V3116) At-large elections (police jury) 8-6-71
East Baton Rouge Parish (V3100) Parish council expansion 8-6-71
Withdrawn 10-1-71
Webster Parish (V3013-14) Redistricting (police jury) 8-6-71
Withdrawn 9-14-71
Pointe Coupee Parish (T8050) Redistricting (police jury) 8-9-71
Section 5 objection ruled untimely in United States v. Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury, No. 71-336 (E.D. La. Oct. 19, 1971)
State (V3205-3206) Redistricting (House and Senate); multi-member districts; numbered posts 8-20-71
Natchitoches Parish (V3448) Redistricting (school board) 9-20-71
East Feliciana Parish (V3727) At-large elections (police jury) 9-20-71
St. Helena Parish (V3399) At-large elections (police jury) 10-8-71
Caddo Parish (V3467) Redistricting (school board) 10-8-71
St. James Parish (V3062) Redistricting (police jury) 11-2-71
East Feliciana Parish (V3654) Redistricting (police jury) 12-28-71
St. Mary Parish (V3729) Redistricting (school board) 1-12-72
St. Helena Parish (V4073) Staggered terms (school board) 3-17-72
Ascension Parish (V3664) Redistricting; multi-member districts (school board) 4-20-72
East Feliciana Parish (V4001) Multi-member districts (school board) 4-22-72
Pointe Coupee Parish (V4170) Redistricting (school board) 6-7-72
Lafayette Parish (4161) Redistricting; multi-member districts (school board) 6-16-72
Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish) (V4062) Annexation 12-1-72
Withdrawn 5-21-82
St. Landry Parish (V4811) Polling place 12-6-72
New Orleans (Orleans Parish) (V4172) Redistricting 1-15-73
State (V5029) Act No. 106 (1972)--numbered posts for all at-large and multi-member districts 4-20-73
Newellton (Tensas Parish) (V5512-13) Two annexations 6-12-73
New Orleans (Orleans Parish) (V5555) Redistricting 7-9-73
Declaratory judgment granted in Beer v. United States, No. 1495-73 (D.D.C. July 29, 1976)
New Orleans (Orleans Parish) (V5595) Polling place 7-17-73
Bogalusa (Washington Parish) (V5813) Residency requirement 10-29-73
Evangeline Parish (V6456-57) Redistricting; multi-member districts (school board and police jury) 6-25-74
Evangeline Parish (V6747) Redistricting; multi-member districts (school board and police jury) 7-26-74
State (V4495) Act No. 107 (1971) 8-15-75
Orleans Parish (V8185) Act No. 494 (1974)--redistricting (Executive Committee); numbered posts; majority vote requirement 8-15-75
State (X0262) Act No. 432 (1975)--full slate requirement for school board 12-15-75
Rapides Parish (X0475-0476) Redistricting (police jury and school board) 12-24-75
Shreveport (Bossier and Caddo Parishes) (X2680-2769) Fifty-one annexations 3-31-76
Withdrawn 5-12-78 upon annexation of minority area and change in electoral system
Many (Sabine Parish) (X0737) Reapportionment Plan "C" 4-13-76
Ouachita Parish (83-2303) Louisiana Constitution of 1974, Article VIII, Section 10(b)--excludes residents of City of Monroe from participating in school board elections 3-7-77
Withdrawn 6-6-83
New Orleans (Orleans Parish) (A5564) Polling place 5-12-78
Pointe Coupee Parish (A6702) Polling place 8-11-78
Pointe Coupee Parish Polling place 10-20-78
Withdrawn 4-17-79
Baton Rouge City Court (East Baton Rouge Parish) (7X-0100) Ordinance No. 3103 (1973)--the creation of Division "C" judgeship, to be elected at-large by majority-vote to a designated post 2-7-80
Withdrawn 10-10-80
Baton Rouge City Court (East Baton Rouge Parish) (7X-0099) Act No. 522 (1979)--the creation of Division "D" judgeship, to be elected at large by majority-vote to a designated post 2-7-80
Withdrawn 10-10-80
Monroe School District (Ouachita Parish) (82-2137) Redistricting, increase in the number of board members from six to seven 5-18-82
State (81-1624) Act No. 1 (1968)--reapportionment of House of Representatives 6-1-82
Madison Parish (82-2127) Reapportionment (school board and police jury) 8-16-82
West Baton Rouge Parish School District (82-2216) Redistricting (school board) 11-8-82
Assumption Parish (82-2002-82-2003) Reapportionment; realignment of voting precincts (school board and police jury) 11-30-82
LaSalle Parish (82-2112-2113) 1978 and 1982 Reapportionment Plans (school board and police jury) 12-20-82
Winn Parish (82-2221) Reapportionment (school board) 1-14-83
East Baton Rouge Parish (82-2041) Resolution No. 19075 (1982)--consolidations of the parish and city councils; Resolution No. 19448 (1982)--increase in the number of single-member districts from eleven to twelve; redistricting; realignment of voting precincts; Parish Ordinance No. 5995 (1982)--creation of Voting Precinct No. 24 and polling place 2-22-83
Objection to consolidations of parish and city councils and increase in number of single-member districts from eleven to twelve withdrawn 10-28-83 upon reapportionment of consolidated government
St. Helena Parish (82-2161) (82-2932) Reapportionment, precinct realignment (school board and police jury) 4-11-83
Assumption Parish (83-2070, 83-2071) Reapportionment; realignment of voting precincts (school board and police jury) 5-2-83
Caddo Parish (82-2017) Redistricting--proposed twelve member districts 7-11-83
Pointe Coupee Parish (82-2143) Redistricting 8-22-83
New Iberia (Iberia Parish) (83-2164) Redistricting (councilmanic districts) 12-6-83
State (84-2758) Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 4 (1983)--suspends 1984 statewide presidential preference primary 3-16-84
Monroe City School District (Ouachita Parish) (84-2811) Redistricting 7-16-84
Cottonport (Avoyelles Parish) (86-3344) Method of election, from at large to four districts and one at large; districting plan 4-10-87
State (87-2959) Act 117 (1973), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 1st Judicial District; Act 480 (1970), which creates an additional judgeship in the 4th Judicial District; Act 515 (1974), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 6th Judicial District; Act 158 (1971), which creates an additional judgeship in the 9th Judicial District; Act 19 (1974), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 9th Judicial District; Act 515 (1974), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 9th Judicial District; Act 635 (1979), which redistricts the boundaries of the 10th Judicial District; Act 40 (1967), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 14th Judicial District; Act 332 (1975), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 14th Judicial District; Act 322 (1980), which creates an additional judgeship in the 14th Judicial District; Act 360 (1970), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 15th Judicial District; Act 43 (1976), which creates an additional judgeship in the 15th Judicial District; Act 322 (1980), which creates an additional judgeship in the 15th Judicial District; Act 104 (1968), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 16th Judicial District; Act 86 (1968), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 18th Judicial District; Act 34 (1981), which creates an additional judgeship in the 20th Judicial District; Act 9 (1974), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 21st Judicial District; Act 464 (1968), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 23rd Judicial District; Act 78 (1968), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 24th Judicial District; Act 674 (1968), which creates an additional judgeship in the 24th Judicial District; Act 503 (1974), which creates two additional judgeships and the special elections therefor in the 24th Judicial District; Act 158 (1971), which creates an additional judgeship and a special election therefor in the 27th Judicial District; Act 94 (1970), which creates an additional judgeship in the 29th Judicial District; Act 236 (1972), which creates an additional judgeship and a magistrate in the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court; Act 143 (1975), which creates five additional judges and decreases terms from 12 to 6 years in the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court; Act 129 (1975), which creates five additional judgeships and decreases terms from 12 to 6 years in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court; Act 305 (1975), which adopts designated posts (divisions) for all judgeships in Districts 1, 2, and 3 of the First Circuit Court of Appeals; Act 114 (1975), which creates an additional judgeship and special election therefor in District 2 and District 3 of the First Circuit Court of Appeals and provides an implementation schedule, and creates an additional circuit-wide judgeship in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals; Act 801 (1987), which creates an additional judgeship in District 1, District 2, and District 3 of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and an additional circuit-wide judgeship in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and special elections therefor; and Act 200 (1988), which changes the special election date under Act 801 (1987) 9-23-88
Withdrawn 9-17-90 as to Act 236 (1972), which creates an additional judgeship and a magistrate, and Act 143 (1975), which creates five additional judges and decreases terms from twelve years to six years for the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court; and Act 129 (1975), which creates five additional judgeships and decreases terms from twelve years to six years for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court
Withdrawn 8-12-92, Act No. 114 (1975)
Withdrawn 8-12-92, Act No. 801 (1987) and Act No. 200 (1988)
State (89-2476) Act No. 235, H.B. No. 739 (1970), which creates an additional judgeship (Division J) for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court; Act No. 56, H.B. No. 477 (1984), which creates two additional judgeships (Division F and G) for the 4th Judicial District and one additional judgeship for the 16th Judicial District (Division G), one additional judgeship for the 12th Judicial District, and the 21st Judicial District (Division F); and which recodifies the creation of the 40th Judicial District from the 29th Judicial District and the transfer of 2 judgeship positions from the 29th Judicial District to the 40th Judicial District; designates the 2 judgeship positions in the 40th Judicial District as Division A and B and the 3 judgeship positions in the 29th Judicial District as Divisions C, D, and E; and provides for the implementation of the new 29th and 40th Judicial Districts and the election of the 5 judgeship positions from the respective districts in the November 1984 general election 5-12-89
Withdrawn 9-17-90 as to Act No. 235 (1970), which creates an additional judgeship position (Division J) for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court. Withdrawn 6-11-93 as to Act No. 56 (1984), which creates an additional judgeship for the 16th District.
Jefferson Parish (89-2438) Method of election: six single-member districts and one at large; districting plan 11-17-89
State (87-2951) Act 8 (1990), which creates an additional (sixteenth) judgeship, 24th Judicial District; Act 174 (1989), which creates an additional judgeship, 26th Judicial District; Sections 3(A) and 3(B) of Act 611 (1989) and Act 608 (1989), which create an additional judgeship position, 40th Judicial District (Division C); Act 8 (1990), which creates a ninth judgeship position to be elected by designated Division C in District 3 of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal; provides for a change in method of election for 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal judges from two elected at-large circuit-wide and two elected from each district by designated divisions to three elected from each district by designated divisions, except as specified for the incumbent in the at-large position to be converted to the Division C position of 2nd Circuit District 2; provides that the judgeship position created by Act 801 (1987) will be elected as the designated Division C position from 2nd Circuit District 1; and provides an implementation schedule therefor 9-17-90
Monroe City Court (Ouachita Parish) (89-2482; 90-3286-3287, and 90-3289) Act No. 393, H.B. No. 945 (1977), which provides for a second judgeship and the adoption of numbered positions (Divisions A and B); Act No. 8, S.B. No. 345 (1990), insofar as it provides for a third judgeship, elected from a numbered position (Division C); Act No. 728, H.B. No. 2047 (1990), which also provides for a third judgeship; and three annexations 10-23-90
Objection to additional judgeships withdrawn 8-31-93
State (90-3087) Act No. 8, S.B. No. 345 (1990), which creates a seventh at-large judgeship position (Division G) for the 22nd Judicial District 11-20-90
State (91-1379) Act No. 2 (2d E.S. 1991), which provides for the 1991 Senate redistricting plan 6-28-91
State (91-1442) Act No. 1 (2d E.S. 1991), which provides for the 1991 redistricting plan for the House of Representatives 7-15-91
State (91-2720) Act No. 8 (1991), insofar as it authorizes an additional judgeship in the Fourth District to be elected to a designated position in the context of an at-large method of election with a majority-vote requirement 9-20-91
Morehouse Parish (91-1365) Redistricting plan (police jury districts) 9-27-91
Bienville Parish (91-1584) Redistricting plan (police jury districts) 9-27-91
State (91-2901) Act No. 651 (1991), which provides for a redistricting plan for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education 10-1-91
Jackson Parish (91-1640) Redistricting plan (police jury districts) 10-8-91
DeSoto Parish (91-1715) Redistricting plan (police jury districts) 10-15-91
Catahoula Parish (91-1694) Redistricting plan (police jury districts) 10-25-91
St. Martin Parish (91-1498; 91-1590) Redistricting plans (police jury and school board districts) 10-25-91
West Feliciana Parish (91-1833) Redistricting plan (police jury districts) 10-25-91
Franklin Parish (91-1903; 91-4278) Two redistricting plans (police jury districts) 11-25-91
St. Landry Parish (91-2122; 91-2123) Redistricting plans (police jury and school board districts) 12-16-91
East Carroll Parish (91-2136; 91-2137) Redistricting plan (police jury and school board districts) 12-20-91
Concordia Parish (91-2160) Redistricting plan (police jury districts) 12-23-91
Webster Parish (91-2139-40) Redistricting plans (police jury and school board) 12-24-91
Richland Parish (91-2211) Redistricting plan (police jury) 1-2-92
Terrebonne Parish (91-2233) Redistricting plan for council districts 1-3-92
Pointe Coupee Parish (91-2244) 1991 redistricting plan (police jury) 2-7-92
State (92-0983) Act 10 (1968), which authorizes the creation of an additional judicial position to be elected at large in the third circuit court of appeal 3-17-92
Withdrawn 8-12-92
Madison Parish (91-2116-17) 1991 redistricting plan (police jury and school board 4-10-92
Morehouse Parish (92-1420) 1992 redistricting plan (police jury) 5-26-92
Franklin Parish (90-3200) Reduction in number of police jurors 8-10-92
East Carroll Parish (92-2968) 1992 redistricting plan (police jury) 8-21-92
Concordia Parish (92-3075) Reduction in number of police jurors and districting plan 8-28-92
Pointe Coupee Parish (92-2722) 1992 redistricting plan (police jury) 9-10-92
Morehouse Parish (92-3304) Redistricting plan 9-14-92
Lafayette Parish School District (Lafayette Parish) (92-1409) 1992 redistricting plan 9-21-92
St. Martinville (St. Martin Parish) (92-0543) 1991 redistricting plan (councilmanic) 11-9-92
Vermilion Parish School District (Vermilion Parish) (92-4856) 1992 redistricting plan 12-30-92
East Carroll Parish School District (East Carroll Parish) (92-5259) 1992 redistricting plan 1-4-93
East Carroll Parish (92-4862) 1992 redistricting plan 1-4-93
Jennings (Jefferson Davis Parish) (92-3547) 1992 redistricting plan 3-8-93
Monroe City Court (Ouachita Parish) (92-3363) Act No. 682 (1992), which provides for the creation of two at-large judicial positions with numbered posts (same changes objected to on 10-23-90) 3-22-93
Objection to additional judgeships withdrawn on 8-31-93
Morehouse Parish (91-4384) Act No. 975 (1991), which reduces the number of justices of the peace and constables from eight to two and provides a districting plan for justice of the peace and constable districts 3-26-93
West Carroll Parish School District (West Carroll Parish) (92-4814) 1992 redistricting plan 3-30-93
St. Francisville (West Feliciana Parish) (92-2296) Method of election and districting plan 5-18-93
Evangeline Parish School District (92-4987) 1992 redistricting plan 5-24-93
Washington Parish School District (Washington Parish) (92-5344) Increase in the number of school board trustees and districting plan 6-21-93
Objection to increase in number of trustees withdrawn 10-26-93 upon preclearance of new redistricting plan
Iberville Parish School District (Iberville Parish) (93-0006) 1992 redistricting plan 6-21-93
St. Mary Parish School District (St. Mary Parish) (93-0501) 1992 districting plan 8-30-93
Tallulah (Madison Parish) (93-0743) 1993 redistricting plan 8-30-93
Bossier Parish School District (Bossier Parish) (93-0004) 1992 school board redistricting plan 8-30-93
Evangeline Parish (93-1129) Realignment and elimination of voting precincts 9-17-93
Lafayette Parish (93-2875) Districting plan for the Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government 10-18-93
Iberville Parish School District (Iberville Parish) (93-3671) 1993 redistricting 11-24-93
Ville Platte (Evangeline Parish) (93-2229) 1993 redistricting plan 12-13-93
DeSoto Parish School District (93-1034) 1992 redistricting plan 4-25-94
East Carroll Parish School District (94-1359) 1994 redistricting plan (school board) 8-19-94
Shreveport City Court (Bossier and Caddo Parishes) (89-2309, 89-2310, 89-2311, 92-3390 and 94-3365) Act No. 6 (1968), provides that annexations to the City of Shreveport extend the boundaries of the Shreveport City Court; Act No. 15 (1970)--creation of the third judgeship and its implementation schedule, including August and November 1970 special elections; Act No. 501 (1992)--creation of a fourth judgeship and the method of election consisting of one single-member district and one triple-member district elected by designated position; multiple annexations (1966-1993) 9-6-94
Withdrawn 8-19-97, as to Act no. 6 (1968) and creation of 3rd and 4th judgeships, withdrawn 8-25-97, as to annexations upon change in method of election
St. Landry Parish (94-1932) (pdf) Polling place change 9-12-94
State (94-2988) Act No. 145 (1994), provides for the establishment of an additional judgeship (Division C) for the Eleventh Judicial District and a special election for the position 10-5-94
Withdrawn 9-29-95
Minden (Webster Parish) (94-2653) Redistricting 10-17-94
State (94-2922) Driver's license/picture identification requirement for first-time voters who register by mail proposed by Act No. 10 (1994) 11-21-94
Winnsboro (Franklin Parish) (93-2726) 1993 redistricting plan 11-22-94
Ville Platte (Evangeline Parish) (95-0295) 1994 redistricting plan 4-3-95
Webster Parish (94-3165) Reduction in the size of the police jury members from 12 to 7 7-18-95
Shreveport City Court (Bossier and Caddo Parishes) (95-2037 and 95-2716) 11 annexations 9-11-95
Withdrawn 8-25-97, upon change in method of election
Shreveport City Court (Bossier and Caddo Parishes) (95-3357) Annexation (Ordinance No. 115 (1995)) 12-11-95
Withdrawn 8-25-97, upon change in method of election
State (96-2589) 1996 Louisiana Congressional redistricting plan (Act No. 96 (1st Ex. Sess. (1996)) 8-12-96
Shreveport City Court (Bossier and Caddo Parishes)(96-3506) (pdf) Two annexations (Ordinance Nos. 205 and 206 (1995)) 10-24-96
Withdrawn 8-25-97, upon change in method of election
Shreveport City Court (Bossier and Caddo Parishes) (96-4344) (pdf) Annexation (Ordinance No. 207 (1995) 4-11-97
Withdrawn 8-25-97, upon change in method of election
Shreveport City court (Bossier and Caddo Parishes) (97-1091) (pdf) Three annexations (Ordinance Nos. 188, 189 and 192 (1996)) 6-9-97
Withdrawn 8-25-97, upon change in method of election
St. Martinville (St. Martin Parish) (97-0879) (pdf) 1997 redistricting plan (councilmanic) 10-6-97
State (97-2264) (pdf) Act No. 1420 (1997), designation of time period during which voting precinct boundaries cannot be changed 1-13-98
Washington Parish (98-1475) (pdf) Redistricting plan 4-27-99
Minden (Webster Parish) (2002-1011) (pdf) 2001 council redistricting plan 7-2-02
Pointe Coupee Parish School District (Pointe Coupee Parish) (2002-2717) (pdf) 2002 redistricting plan 10-4-02
DeSoto Parish School District (DeSoto Parish) (2002-2926) (pdf) 2002 redistricting plan 12-31-02
Richland Parish School District (2002-3400) (pdf) 2002 redistricting plan 5-13-02
Tangipahoa Parish (2002-3135) (pdf) 2003 redistricting plan 10-6-03
Plaquemine (Iberville Parish) (2003-1711) (pdf) 2003 redistricting plan 12-12-03
Ville Platte (Evangeline Parish) (2003-4549) (pdf) 2003 redistricting plan 6-4-04
Delhi (Richland Parish) (2003-3795) (pdf) 2003 redistricting plan 4-25-05
State (2008-3512) Act. No. 136 (2008), designation of time period during which voting precinct boundaries cannot be changed 8-10-09
East Feliciana Parish (2011-2055) (pdf) 2011 redistricting plan and voting precincts 10-3-11
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