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Tuesday is deadline to request absentee ballot for July 11 election

Requests can be made until 4:30 pm
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Posted at 12:36 PM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 13:36:10-04

The Secretary of State's Office is reminding voters that Tuesday, July 7 is the deadline for requesting an absentee ballot for the July 11 election.

Voters have until 4:30 pm to make the request.

The office says that those who have requested an absentee ballot but have not received one can check the status of their ballot by visiting the online Louisiana Voter Portal.

Requests are currently being processed by parish registrar of voters.

The deadline to return a completed absentee ballot is 4:30 pm on Friday, July 10.

The Secretary of State's Office says that completed ballots can be returned to the parish registrar of voters by the voter or a voter's immediate family member.

Those unable to meet the absentee ballot deadline can still vote on election day, Saturday, July 11.

Polls will open on Saturday at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.

Polling locations can be found on the Secretary of State's website or on the GeauxVote app.

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