Louisiana Secretary of State

Secretary of State to Test Election Results

For Release On:

March 20, 2017

BATON ROUGE: Secretary of State Tom Schedler’s office will test its electronic election results system TUESDAY, MARCH 21 at 2 p.m. CST. During the test period, mock results will be displayed on the secretary of state website. THESE ELECTION RESULTS ARE ONLY FOR TESTING PURPOSES AND DO NOT REFLECT ANY ACTUAL RESULTS.

Media outlets are STRONGLY urged to test their election night graphics, websites and broadcast systems so that any technical issues can be identified and remedied with assistance from the Secretary of State’s IT staff prior to Election Night. If any issues are encountered, please notify the Communications Office immediately at 225.362.5086.

The Communications Office for Election Night will be staffed by Public Information Officer Brandee Patrick. Patrick can be reached directly at brandee.patrick@sos.la.gov, 225.362.5111 (office) or 225.328.2977 (cell).

In addition to a variety of local candidate and proposition elections in 37 parishes, there are also three open State Representative seats in Districts 8, 42 and 92 which could be of regional interest. Parishes with elections include: Acadia, Allen, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lafourche, LaSalle, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Orleans, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Richland, Sabine, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. John, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas and Vermilion.

Additional Contact Information:

Contact Name Contact Phone Contact Email  
Meg Casper Sunstrom 225-362-5086 meg.sunstrom@sos.la.gov  
Original Press Release http://www.sos.la.gov f;OurOffice/PublishedDocuments/ ;032017TestResults.pdf

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