UTNO Political Endorsements for November 8, 2022 General Election

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United Teachers of New Orleans, AFT Local 527
Political Endorsements for General Election, November 8, 2022

Statewide

U.S. Senate ……………………………………………………. NO POSITION

Parish of Orleans

U.S. Rep / 2nd Congressional District …………………………... Troy Carter
Judge, Court of Appeal / 4th Circuit-at-Large ……………… Karen Herman
PSC District 3 …………………………………………… Lambert Boissiere III
State Senate 5th District Dual Endorsement:
  ………………………………………………………… Royce Duplessis
  ………………………………………………………….. Mandie Landry
Judge Municipal & Traffic Court Div D ………………………… Mark J Shea
Judge Municipal & Traffic Court Div E ………………………... Bobbie Smith
Clerk 1st City Court …………………………………………… Donna Glapion
Orleans Parish School Board District 1 ……………………… Leila J Eames

Parish of Jefferson

Jefferson Parish School Board District 1 ……………… Dr. Gerard LeBlanc
Jefferson Parish School Board District 2 ……………… Rev Ricky Johnson
Jefferson Parish School Board District 5 ……………….. Simeon Dickerson
Jefferson Parish School Board District 6 ……………………. Lauren Jewett
Jefferson Parish School Board District 7 Dual Endorsement:
  ……………………………………………………. Ralph "Rem" Brandt
  ………………………………………………………Coach Jimmy Kytle

 

Harahan

Mayor ………………………………………………………………. Tim Baudier
Chief of Police Dual Endorsement:
  ……………………………………………………… Edward "Ed" Lepre
  …………………………………………………………….. Bryan St. Cyr
City Council …………………………………………………….. Paul Johnston

Plaquemines

Parish President …………………………………………………… Kirk Lepine
Parish Council District 6 ………………………… Lloyd "Ronnie" Newsom Jr

 

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Proposed Amendment No. 1 ………………………………………………………. Yes

Do you support an amendment to increase to 65% the cap on the amount of monies in certain state funds that may be invested in stocks?

 

Proposed Amendment No. 2 ………………………………………………………. Yes

Do you support an amendment to expand certain property tax exemptions for property on which the homestead exemption is claimed for certain veterans with disabilities?

Proposed Amendment No. 3 ………………………………………………………. No

Do you support an amendment to allow classified civil service employees to support the election to public office of members of their own families?

Proposed Amendment No. 4 ………………………………………………………. Yes

Do you support an amendment to allow local governments to waive water charges that are the result of damage to the water system not caused by the customer?

Proposed Amendment No. 5 ………………………………………………………. Yes

Do you support an amendment to allow the levying of a lower millage rate by a local taxing authority while maintaining the authority's ability to adjust to the current authorized millage rate?

Proposed Amendment No. 6 ………………………………………………………. Yes

Do you support an amendment to limit the amount of an increase in the assessed value of residential property subject to the homestead exemption in Orleans Parish following reappraisal at ten percent of the property's assessed value in the previous year?

Proposed Amendment No. 7 ………………………………………………………. Yes

Do you support an amendment to prohibit the use of involuntary servitude except as it applies to the otherwise lawful administration of criminal justice?

Proposed Amendment No. 8 ………………………………………………………. Yes

Do you support an amendment to remove the requirement that homeowners who are permanently totally disabled must annually recertify their income to keep their special assessment level on their residences for property tax purposes?

Remember: Your vote is Important!

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Early Voting is October 25, 2022 to November 1, 2022

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