Next Election Day: March 26th |  Early Voting: March 12th - 19th (except on Sundays)

IMPORTANT DATES

The 2022  elections in Louisiana will feature a variety of statewide & local primaries and some federal races.

Click here for the full updated 2022 election calendar from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.

FEBRUARY 17

Deadline to register to vote in person or by mail for the March 20th election.

To register to vote in Louisiana, you must:

      • be a U.S. citizen;
      • be 17 years old (16 years old if registering in person at the Registrar of Voters Office or at the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles), but must be 18 years old to vote;
      • not be under an order of imprisonment for conviction of a felony or, if under such an order not have been incarcerated pursuant to the order within the last five years and not be under an order of imprisonment related to a felony conviction for election fraud or any other election offense pursuant to La. R.S. 18:1461.2;
      • not be under a judgment of full interdiction for mental incompetence or partial interdiction with suspension of voting rights;
      • reside in the state and parish in which you seek to register; and
      • must be registered at least 20 days prior to an election if registering through the GeauxVote Online Registration System with a Louisiana driver’s license or Louisiana special ID card, or 30 days prior to an election if registering in person or by mail to be eligible to vote in that particular election. If mailing in an application, the application or envelope must be postmarked 30 days prior to the first election in which you seek to vote.

MARCH 6-13

Early voting for the March 20th Primary Election.

Early voting is March 6-13 (excluding Sunday, March 7) from 8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. for the Nov 3 General Election. East Baton Rouge voters who wish to vote early may do so in person at the parish Registrar of Voters Office (at 222 St. Louis Street, STE #201, Baton Rouge, LA 70802) or at designated locations in the parish up to a week before the election. See the list below for early voting locations.

Find Your Early Voting Locations

City Hall
222 St.Louis Street, Suite #201
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802-5860
(225) 389-3940

Motor Vehicle Building
2250 Main Street
Baker, Louisiana 70714-2529
(225) 389-5206

Fire Station Building
11010 Coursey Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
(225) 389-7682

MARCH 16 at 4:30 P.M.

Deadline to request mail ballot for the March 20th election

MARCH 19 at 4:30 P.M.

Deadline for registrar to receive voted mail ballot for March 20th election

In Louisiana, voters are required to have a reason to be eligible to vote by mail (except military or overseas voters). The list of specific reasons that qualify you to vote by mail can be found here. You can submit an application requesting a mail ballot through the Secretary of State’s online system or you may print and mail an application directly to your registrar of voters.

 

IMPORTANT: Be mindful of standard mail delivery times & the return ballot deadline when applying for a mail ballot to ensure your voted ballot is received by the registrar of voters before the deadline and your vote is counted!

MARCH 20

Election Day

Municipal & Congressional Primary Election

Find your polling location here.

NOTE: Many polling places will be moved due to COVID-19 concerns, so please visit the Secretary of State’s voter portal & check with your polling location to confirm.

APRIL 24

General Election Day

General Election/Runoff Election

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