Candidate Information:

The following responses were received from candidates running for a contested Council District in St. Tammany Parish:


Council District 2


Council District 3


Council District 5


Council District 6


Council District 7


Council District 9


Council District 11


Council District 12


Questions:

Submitted to all candidates running in a contested race by the League of Women Voters of St. Tammany Parish:


1. What do you think is the single most important drainage issue in your district and what are your proposals to solve and fund it?

2. What is your definition of economic development in St. Tammany Parish? What criteria should be used in granting property tax exemptions and what property tax exemptions do you support?

3. Should the parish government acquire, operate and maintain private sewage and water systems?  Why or why not?

4. Heavy rain events are becoming more frequent and severe.  How has this impacted your district?  What are your plans for mitigating the effects?