EXECUTIVE ORDER
BJ 08-101

Hurricane Ike--Delay and Rescheduling of Elections in Cameron and Terrebonne Parishes
Amended Executive Order No. BJ 08-100


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. BJ 2008-100, issued September 17, 2008, delayed and rescheduled elections in Cameron and Terrebonne Parishes, as requested by Certification from the Secretary of State of September 16, 2008;

WHEREAS, by re-issued Certification of September 18, 2008, the Secretary of State has requested that Executive Order No. BJ 2008-100 be amended to reflect “ Tuesday, November 4, 2008, ” rather than “ Saturday, November 4, 2008, ” as originally requested;

NOW THEREFORE, I, BOBBY JINDAL, Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and the laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:

SECTION 1 : Under the authority of R.S. 18:401.1(B) and based on the re-issued September 18, 2008 certification from the Secretary of State that a state of emergency exists in the parishes of Cameron and Terrebonne, and the September 18, 2008 recommendation that the elections be delayed and rescheduled, these elections are rescheduled as follows:

A. In Cameron Parish, the elections for justice of the peace, Justice of the Peace Ward 3; constable, Justice of the Peace Ward 3; and constable, Justice of the Peace Ward 6 are delayed and rescheduled for Tuesday, November 4, 2008, from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with early voting to be held October 21-28, 2008.

B. In Terrebonne Parish, the elections for council member, District 6; city marshal, City Court, city of Houma; justice of the peace, Justice of the Peace Ward 5; justice of the peace, Justice of the Peace Ward 8; justice of the peace, Justice of the Peace Ward 9; constable, Justice of the Peace Ward 1; and constable, Justice of the Peace Ward 5, are delayed and rescheduled for Tuesday, November 4, 2008, from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with early voting to be held October 21-28, 2008.

C. In Terrebonne Parish, the general election for council member, District 6, if necessary, is delayed and rescheduled for Saturday, December 6, 2008, from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., with early voting to be held November 18-25, 2008.

SECTION 2: This Order is effective upon signature.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF , I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 18th day of September, 2008.

Bobby Jindal
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Jay Dardenne
Secretary of State