In Louisiana elections are overseen by the Louisiana Secretary of State.
CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS AND FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE:
REGISTERING TO VOTE IN Louisiana:
Must register by October 9th, 2018 by mail or October 16th, 2018 online to vote in the 2018 General Election.
No primaries. The General Election is conducted as a runoff, and if no candidate receives a majority of the vote, an additional runoff election is held AFTER the General Election.
WAYS TO VOTE:
In Person on Election Day
By Mail / Absentee (Excuse required. Students may vote absentee in their home district. List of acceptable excuses and more information available here.)
Know Before You Go:
ID is not required to vote, but is requested.
Voters may present a photo ID or sign a written affidavit to prove their identity at the polls.
Voters may cast a provisional ballot if there is an issue with the list at their polling place and can kind of whether it was counted here.
Polling Hours: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Commissioner of Elections Hotline: (225) 922-0900
Louisiana has two General Election dates. Voters will first vote on November 6th, 2018. For races where no party received over 50%, a 2018 General Election runoff will be held on December 8th, 2018.