Calcasieu Parish Election

Calcasieu Parish voters went to the polls today to decide on a property tax renewal that would fund maintenance of the courthouse and jail.   A sales tax in Wards 2-8 would fund garbage pickup and other improvements.

With 56 of 120 precincts reporting, the vote on the property tax proposal was 45% yes, 54% no..

With 23 of 62 precents reporting, the vote was 50% yes, 49% no.

Complete results tonight on 7News Nightcast.