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Early voting began Saturday for Louisiana municipal election

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Posted at 3:30 PM, Apr 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-18 07:26:25-04

Early voting began Saturday, April 16 for the April 30 Louisiana's municipal general elections.

Voting will take place every day, except Sunday, until April 23. Early voting locations close at 6 p.m.

Citizens who want to vote early may do so in person at their parish Registrar of Voters Office or at other designated locations.

In Acadiana, there are only a handful of races.

There are no statewide races or statewide ballot issues on the April 30 ballot. Visit geauxvote.com for additional information on candidates and ballot issues.

Requests for absentee ballots will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26. The deadline to submit a voted absentee ballot is Friday, April 29 by 4:30 p.m., not including military and overseas voters.

Voters are encouraged to utilize Louisiana’s free smartphone app, GeauxVote Mobile, to locate parish early voting locations, Election Day voting site, or view their sample ballot.

GeauxBot, the virtual voter assistant, is also available to access election information such as registration deadlines, election dates, polling locations, and hours.

To access voting information visit, voterportal.sos.la.gov or by selecting Elections and Voting on sos.la.gov.

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