JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
November 23, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH MILLAGE RENEWALS ON DEC. 11TH BALLOT
Early Voting Nov. 27 – Dec. 4, 2021
JEFFERSON, LA – On Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, voters in Jefferson Parish will decide whether to renew two property tax millages on the ballot that directly impact the quality of life for Jefferson Parish residents. These millages have been in place since 2005 and help fund public safety, parks, culture, economic development and senior services in Jefferson Parish. These millages are not new taxes, but renewals at previously authorized rates approved by the Jefferson Parish voters. If approved again, they will be collected for a period of 10 years starting in 2025. CLICK HERE for a 5-minute informational video; CLICK HERE for an informational flyer.
Items on the Dec. 11, 2021 ballot include:
- *Voters in all of Jefferson Parish – The first proposition is a 1 mill renewal that will be divided equally between The Jefferson Court and Judicial Service Fund and The Jefferson Community Park and Culture Service Fund
- *Voters in Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the Town of Jean Lafitte – The second proposition is a 2.5 mill renewal that will fund the criminal justice system, cultural and park facilities, business development, and services for the elderly
Voters are encouraged to go to the polls or cast an early vote. Early voting is taking place Saturday, Nov. 27 – Saturday, Dec. 4 (excluding Sunday, Nov. 28) from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Early voting is conducted by the Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Office.
Voters registered in Jefferson Parish may cast an early vote at any of the following locations: the Joseph S. Yenni Building (1221 Elmwood Park Blvd. in Harahan), Charles B. Odom Building (5001 West Bank Expressway in Marrero), the Kenner-Rivertown Registrar of Voters Office (408 Minor St. in Kenner), and the West Bank Regional Library (2751 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey). There will also be one day of in-person early voting for Lafitte, Crown Point and Barataria, which will take place at the Jean Lafitte Auditorium (4953 City Park St., Jean Lafitte, LA 70067) on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
To find your polling place and view a sample ballot, visit www.GeauxVote.com or download the GeauxVote mobile app available on iOS and Android devices. CLICK HERE for a full list of East Bank polling places; CLICK HERE for a full list of West Bank polling places (relocated precincts are listed in bold/red print on this website).
Voters can request an absentee ballot online through the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Voter Portal or in writing through the Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Office by Dec. 7, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters). The deadline for the Registrar of Voters to receive an absentee ballot is Dec. 10, 2021 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).
For more information about the items on the Dec. 11 ballot and where to vote, voters can visit the Louisiana Secretary of State Voter Portal at https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/ or contact the Registrar of Voters Office at (504) 736-6191.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. For more information about the items on the Dec. 11 ballot, visit www.JeffParish.net/Millage. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO