Louisiana Secretary of State

Early Voting Begins Saturday for Spring General and Special Senate Elections

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April 17, 2017

BATON ROUGE: Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging all Louisianians eligible to vote in the Spring Municipal Election cycle to consider voting early. Early voting begins Saturday, April 15 and continues through Saturday, April 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, excluding Good Friday, April 14 and Easter Sunday, April 16.

Voters should utilize Louisiana’s award-winning smartphone application, GeauxVote Mobile, to find out where to early vote as well as what’s on their ballot. In addition to a variety of local candidate and proposition elections in 46 parishes*, there is one open state representative seat in District 8 and the primary election for Senate District 2 vacated by Troy Brown, which could be of regional interest. The runoff for Senate District 2, if necessary, is scheduled for Saturday, May 27.

Citizens who want to vote early may do so in person at their parish Registrar of Voters Office or at other designated locations. For a complete listing of early voting locations visit https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/EarlyVoting.

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*Parishes with elections include: Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Cameron, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lafourche, LaSalle, Lincoln, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Rapides, Richland, Sabine, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Terrebonne, Union, Vermilion, Webster, Washington, West Baton Rouge and Winn.

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