Today, October 27, is the last day of early voting in Louisiana for the November 3 election.
Early voting for the election is open in every parish at the parish registrar of voters office, and in other locations as well, in some parishes.
To find the location(s) in your parish, click here.
For more information about how to vote early, click here.
There are more details about early voting below, just scroll down.
Early voting for the November 3 election started on Friday, October 16.
KATC Investigates pulled the figures for Acadiana's parishes so far.
As of the close of early voting sites last night, statewide, 860,840 people have cast their ballots so far. That's compared to 503,620 early ballots cast during the entire week of early voting for the November 2019 election, according to Secretary of State data.
For the last presidential election in November 2016, 531,555 votes were cast during early voting statewide.
The number of early votes cast in Calcasieu and Lafayette parishes are more than double what they were in 2019. Here are the SOS numbers for our parishes so far:
Acadia - 8,289
Calcasieu - 41,403
Evangeline - 4,528
Iberia - 12,857
Jeff Davis - 6,338
Lafayette - 42,794
St. Landry - 11,876
St. Martin - 11,848
St. Mary - 9,650
Vermilion - 9,140
That's a total of 158,723 early votes.
Here are the SOS numbers for the entire week of early voting for the November 2019 election:
Jeff Davis: 4,029
St. Landry: 7,900
St. Martin: 7,967
St. Mary: 6,012
That's a total of 82,833.
Here are the numbers for the last presidential election, in November 2016:
Jeff Davis: 4,776
St. Landry: 6,781
St. Martin: 7,499
St. Mary: 6,989
That's a total of 89,801 early votes.
The Secretary of State website says: "The registrars of voters will open their offices from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for each day of early voting (for the Nov. 3, 2020 election they will open their offices a 8 a.m. and close them at 7 p.m. for each day of early voting). When you go to cast your vote early, you will be asked to identify yourself with either a photo ID or signature on a voter affidavit. You may use a Louisiana driver’s license, a Louisiana special identification card, a United States military identification card that contains the applicant's name and picture or other generally recognized picture identification card that has your name and signature. You may wish to contact your local Registrar of Voters Office for specific locations, dates and times."
To see what's on your ballot, click here.
Here are the early voting locations for Acadiana Parishes:
568 NW COURT CIRCLECROWLEY, LA
EVANGELINE PARISH COURTHOUSE200 COURT ST, STE 102VILLE PLATTE
IBERIA PARISH COURTHOUSE300 S. IBERIA ST. STE 110NEW IBERIA
302 N CUTTING AVEJENNINGS
1010 LAFAYETTE ST., SUITE 313, LAFAYETTE*
MARTIN LUTHER KING RECREATIONAL CENTER, 309 CORA STREET, LAFAYETTE, LA 70501*
EAST REGIONAL LIBRARY, 215 LA NEUVILLE ROAD, YOUNGSVILLE, LA 70592
COURTHOUSE118 S. COURT ST., SUITE 114, OPELOUSAS
EUNICE CITY HALL, 300 S. SECOND STREET, EUNICE, LA 70535
ST. MARTIN PARISH COURTHOUSE ANNEX, 415 SAINT MARTIN STREET, ST MARTINVILLE*
STEPHENSVILLE FIRE STATION (NEW)1227 STEPHENSVILLE ROAD, MORGAN CITY, LA 70380*
SYDNIE MAE DURAND SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER, 391 CANNERY ROAD, BREAUX BRIDGE, LA 70517
ST MARY PARISH COURTHOUSE, 500 MAIN ST., STE. 301, FRANKLIN
ST MARY PARISH ANNEX BUILDING, 301 THIRD ST, MORGAN CITY, LA 70380
VERMILION PARISH COURTHOUSE COURTHOUSE, 100 N. STATE ST., #120, ABBEVILLE
(* indicates that these locations may be open for limited dates. Check early voting locations at the Voter Portal or contact your registrar for information.)
Due to Hurricane’s Laura and Delta, the Secretary of State's Office says that some polling locations have been relocated. For a complete listing of early voting locations, visit https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/EarlyVoting.