The numbers are in - - and our congressmen remain the same

November 08, 2006 at 3:01 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

St. Charles Parish residents voted in significant numbers Tuesday as more than 11,000 went to the polls.

They helped re-elect two congressmen and put eight amendments into the state constitution.

Incumbents Bobby Jindal in the First Congressional District and Charles Melancon in the Third District were re-elected with majorities in the parish and in their districts which include parts of the parish. Jindal, a Republican, claimed a whopping 88 percent of the vote in St. Charles with 2,571 votes. Opponents received 220 for Democrat David Gereighty, 80 for Democrat Stacey Tallitsch and 32 for Libertarian Peter Beary.

Democrat Melancon received 4,406 votes in the parish - - 52 percent - - with 3,618 going to Republican Craig Romero, 260 to Democrat Olangee Breech and 133 to Libertarian James Blake Jr.

All eight of the proposed state constitutional amendments were favored in the parish with Amendment 7 reducing the number of assessors in New Orleans from 7 to 1 getting 87 percent for. Amendment 8, providing a separate school district for Central in East Baton Rouge Parish, barely got a majority with 52% of the vote.

Following are the precinct by precinct results in the parish

Louisiana Secretary of State
Unofficial Parish Election Results Inquiry
Results for Election Date: 11/07/06
Parish of St. Charles
11/08/2006 08.51.09

U. S. Representative, 1st Congressional District - 9 of 9 precincts reporting
32†1%†Peter Beary, L †
220†8%†David Gereighty, D †
2,571†89%†"Bobby" Jindal, R †
80†3%†Stacey Tallitsch, D †

U. S. Representative, 3rd Congressional District - 36 of 36 precincts reporting
133†2%†James Lee Blake, Jr., L †
260†3%†Olangee "OJ" Breech, D †
4,406†52%†"Charlie" Melancon, D †
3,618†43%†Craig Romero, R

CA No. 1 (Act 511-2005), Adds the homesteads of certain veterans - 45 of 45 precincts reporting
6,915†65%†FOR †

CA No. 2 (Act 864-2006), Increases general severance tax allocation - 45 of 45 precincts reporting
7,111†67%†FOR †

CA No. 3 (Act 510-2005), Exempts from prop. tax med. equip. leased - 45 of 45 precincts reporting
5,557†53%†FOR †
CA No. 4 (Act 512-2005), Removes prohibition against exemp. mtr. veh. - 45 of 45 precincts reporting
6,449†61%†FOR †
CA No. 5 (Act 509-2005), Prov. exemption from ad valorem tax 45 of 45 precincts reporting
5,363†52%†FOR †
CA No. 6 (Act 862-2006), Auth. leg. create new judgeships for dist.crt - 45 of 45 precincts reporting
7,046†69%†FOR †

CA No. 7 (Act 863-2006), Prov. single assessor in Orleans Parish - 45 of 45 precincts reporting
9,423†87%†FOR †

CA No. 8 (Act 861-2006), Grants Central system in EBR Par.45 of 45 precincts reporting
5,380†52%†FOR †

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