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Election Day is Saturday in Louisiana

Posted at 7:18 AM, Dec 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-07 09:48:13-05

Tomorrow, Saturday, December 8, is Election Day in Louisiana.

Polls will be open from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm across the state for voting. To find out what is on your ballot or to learn more about voting requirements, visit the Louisiana Secretary of State website.

KATC’s Abby Breidenbach was LIVE this morning at the Lafayette Clerk of Court’s Office with details on what you can expect. To find out what’s on your ballot, parish by parish, click here.

Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court Louis Perret says that preparations are already underway for Saturday’s election. All voting machines have been programmed and sealed for delivery to polling places on Friday. Some 850 volunteers are expected to be out working on election day.

Everyone is encouraged to come out and exercise their right to vote this weekend. Several items will be voted on by Louisiana residents including the election for Secretary of State.

Any voters with questions can call their local clerk of court office or local registrar of voters office for assistance.

Political Analyst and UL Lafayette Professor Dr. Pearson Cross shared some details on one of the issues voters in Lafayette Parish can expect to see on their ballots, the decision to split Lafayette Parish and the City of Lafayette.

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