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View Dec. 8, 2018 Election Quick Facts for detailed information.

Dec. 8, 2018
Open General/Special Primary Election

The following is important information for the Dec. 8, 2018 Open General/Congressional/Special Primary Election:

  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is Nov. 7.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is Nov. 17.
  • Early voting is Nov. 24 through Dec. 1 (except Sunday, Nov. 25) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot is Dec. 4 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 Dec. 7 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

Jan. 12, 2019
Special General Election (Union Parish, Alderman, District 3, Town of Bernice and part of Acadia Parish for Alderman, Village of Morse)

The following is important information for the Jan. 12, 2019 Special General Election:

  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is Dec. 12.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is Dec. 22.
  • Early voting is Dec. 28 through Jan. 5 (except Sunday, Dec. 30 and Tuesday, Jan. 1) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (early voting begins one day early because of New Years Day Holiday).
  • The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot is Jan. 8 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 Jan. 11 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

Feb. 23, 2019
Special Primary Election for State Representative, 12th Representative District (Lincoln and Union Parishes only) 

The following is important information for the Feb. 23, 2019 Special Primary Election:

  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is Jan. 23.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is Feb. 2.
  • Early voting is Feb. 9 through Feb. 16 (except Sunday, Feb. 10) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot is Feb. 19 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 Feb. 22 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

March 30, 2019
Municipal Primary Election

The following is important information for the March 30, 2019 Municipal Election:

  • The qualifying period is Jan. 30-Feb. 1. 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 Feb. 27.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is March 9.
  • Early voting is March 16-23 (except Sunday, March 17) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot is March 26 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 March 29 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

May 4, 2019
Municipal General Election

The following is important information for the May 4, 2019 Municipal General Election:

  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is April 3.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is April 13.
  • Early voting is April 20-27 (except Sunday, April 21) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot is April 30 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 May 3 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

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Propositions and Constitutional Amendments

The text of propositions and the text and summaries of constitutional amendments to be voted on in upcoming elections and those which were voted on in recent past elections can be seen by viewing propositions and constitutional amendments under 'Review Types of Elections.'

Purchase Voter Lists

A database of public information of registered voters is only available for purchase using specifically defined selection criteria. The voter list is available through email as a PDF or tab delimited text file. In addition, printable address labels in PDF are available upon request during the online ordering process. You can receive a cost estimate and purchase a list of registered voters through our online application. The purchaser is responsible for defining the selection criteria, reviewing the estimate and paying in advance of receipt of the requested list.

View the instructional video before placing an order.

If you need assistance in selection criteria, or have any other questions, please contact your Registrar of Voters Officeemail us, call Elections Services at 225.922.0900 or call toll-free at 800.883.2805.

Additional information about the lists is available below: