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Final 2012 Election and Amendment Voting Results in Shreveport-Bossier

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It’s Election Day. In addition to the Presidential race between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, there are a number of Shreveport-Bossier and regional races on the ballot, plus nine constitutional amendments for voters to consider.

We’ll be updating this list of all the big local races and amendment voting results as the results come in, so check back often. Winners and amendments results will be highlighted in bold.


Amendment 1 — Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly

For — 71%

Against — 29%

Amendment 2 — Strict Scrutiny Review for Gun Laws

For — 73%

Against — 27%

Amendment 3 — Earlier Notice of Retirement Bills

For — 64%

Against — 36%

Amendment 4 — Homestead Exemption for Veterans’ Spouses

For — 74%

Against — 26%

Amendment 5 — Forfeiture of Public Retirement Benefit

For — 70%

Against — 30%

Amendment 6 — Property Tax in New Iberia

For — 42%

Against — 58%

Amendment 7 — Boards and Commissions with Membership Tied to Congressional Districts

For — 61%

Against 39%

Amendment 8 — Non-Manufacturing Tax Exemption Program

For — 52%

Against — 48%

Amendment 9 — Crime Prevention Districts

For — 56%

Against — 44%


4th District Congress

John Fleming –75%

Randall Lord — 25%

2nd Circuit Court of Appeal judge

David Matlock –46%

Frances Pitman — 54%

26th Judicial District Court judge (RUNOFF)

Whit Graves — 31%

Mike Nerren — 40%

John Slattery –29%

Caddo Parish

Oil City Mayor

Chip Dickey — 58%

Robert Smith — 42%

Rodessa Mayor

Paul Lockard — 55%

Jimmy Phillips — 22%

Rick Quillin — 23%

Ida Aldermen (3)

Biddie Dial — 31%

Joseph Gott — 29%

Summer Rodeheaver — 10%

Tom Tebbe — 30%

School board term limits

For — 79%

Against — 21%


Mayor of Benton

Wayne Cathcart — 76%

Ken Shiflett –24%

Mayor of Plain Dealing

Wiley Robinson — 72%

Kenneth Stiles — 28%

Benton Police Chief

Gene Hillen — 26%

Charles Pilkinton — 74%

Haughton Police Chief

Rodney Farrington — 71%

Paul Sims –29%

Plain Dealing Marshal

Tim Cannon — 18%

Randall Matlock –26%

Ronnie Murray –56%

Plain Dealing Alderman

Jeff Benson –52%

Shelia Dupree –48%

School board term limits

For — 82%

Against –18%

Haughton $3.3-million bond issue

For — 57%

Against — 43%

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