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Election results for Louisiana - November 19th

Voters in Bossier Parish approved a new riverboat casino, Rep. Barbara Norton held on to her LA House District 3 seat in the Louisiana Legislature and Lydia Jackson lost her Senate District 39 seat to her predecessor. 

A statewide amendment prohibiting local governments from assessing additional taxes or fees outside the regular closing costs associated with the sale or transfer of immovable property also passed. 

Here are the results for some of the most-watched local races.

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State House - Dist. 3 RUNOFF -- 21 of 21 precincts reporting (100%) 

i-Barbara Norton - D 56% 3,240 
Lynn Cawthorne - D 44%  2,533

State Senate Dist. 39 RUNOFF -- 76 of 76 precincts reporting (100%)

i-Lydia Jackson - D 48%  8,295
 Gregory Tarver - D 52%  9,168

Shreveport Judge Dist. 2 Div. D RUNOFF --  56 of 56 precincts reporting (100%)

Sheva Sims - D 54%  6,639
Shante' Wells - D 46%  5,675

State House Dist. 10 RUNOFF --  62 of 62 precincts reporting (100%)

Gene Reynolds - D  55%  4,232
Jerri Ray de Pingre' - R  45%  3,508

Bossier Parish casino vote (Parish-wide proposition)  86 of 86 precincts reporting (100%)
Yes 61% 8,123
No 39% 5,114

Louisiana Immovable Property Tax, Amendment 1 (state-wide) 4,187 of 4258 precincts reporting (98%)
Yes 81%  473,158
No 19%  111,918

Election results by parish:

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