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Online registration deadline, early voting July 25 for Municipal General election

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Posted at 11:12 AM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 12:12:56-04

The Secretary of State's Office is reminding Louisiana voters that the online registration deadline to vote in the Municipal General election is Saturday, July 25.

Additionally, the Secretary of State's Office says that early voting will begin Saturday, July 25 and continue through Saturday, August 8 from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm daily.

The exception will be Sunday, July 26 and Sunday, August 2.

The early voting period has been extended by six days, according to the Secretary of State's Office.

38 parishes have parishwide and/or limited jurisdiction proposition elections, including: Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bossier, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Claiborne, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson Davis, Lafourche, LaSalle, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Union, Vermilion, Washington, Webster, and West Baton Rouge.

Six parishes have a run-off and parishwide/local proposition elections, including: Concordia, East Baton Rouge, Jefferson, Natchitoches, Ouachita, and St. Tammany.

Three parishes have run-off elections only, including: East Feliciana, Evangeline, and Orleans.

Sample ballots are available by visiting voterportal.sos.la.gov.

Voters can utilize the state's free smartphone app, GeauxVote Mobile, to locate their early voting site, election day voting site or view their sample ballot.

Those wishing to early vote may do so in person at their parish registrar of voters office or at other designated locations. For a complete listing of early voting locations, click here.

The Secretary of State's Office says that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, polling commissioners will be supplied with personal protective equipment and will regularly sanitize designated areas and wipe down voting machines.

Hand sanitizer will be provided to voters and masks are recommended, although not required.

In addition to a Louisiana driver’s license, a Louisiana Special ID or a generally recognized ID with picture and signature, voters may now use a digital license via LA Wallet, according to the secretary of state's office.

Election Day for the Municipal General is Saturday, August 15 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, contact the Elections Division by calling 225-922-0900 or emailing elections@sos.la.gov.

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