Where and When Do I VOTE and What am I Voting for?

Nov. 6, 2018
Open Primary/Congressional Election

The following is important information for the Nov. 6, 2018 Open Primary/Congressional Election:

  • The qualifying period is July 18-20. Local and municipal candidates qualify with the clerk of court in the parish in which they are registered to vote (contact your local clerk of court for office hours). State candidates qualify in the executive offices of Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin at 8585 Archives Ave. in Baton Rouge between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Qualifying fees must be paid in the form of cash; certified or cashier’s check on a state or national bank or credit union; U.S. postal money order; or money order issued by a state or national bank or credit union and must be accompanied by the qualifying form.
  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is Oct. 9 (deadline advanced one day because of Columbus Day Holiday).
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is Oct. 16.
  • Early voting is Oct. 23-30 (except Sunday, Oct. 28) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot is Nov. 2 by 4:30 p.m. Voters can request an absentee by mail ballot online through our Voter Portal or in writing through your Registrar of Voters Office (other than military and overseas voters).
  • The deadline for a registrar of voters to receive a voted mail ballot is Nov. 5 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

Got questions?

More information here: https://www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/PublishedDocuments/VotingInLouisianaWeb.pdf

AND HERE: http://www.geauxvote.com

Polling places are open from 6 am to 8 pm on election day for Tuesday elections.
Faubourg St. John residents vote on November 6 at:

When you go to the polls to cast your vote in an election, be sure to take one of the following:
a driver’s license,
a Louisiana Special ID, or
some other generally recognized picture ID that contains your name and signature.
Voters who have no picture ID may bring a utility bill, payroll check or government document that includes their name and address but they will have to sign an affidavit furnished by the Elections Division in order to vote.


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