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Louisiana will elect a U.S. Senator in 2016.

Presidential Election and Congressional Primary registration deadline – October 11, 2016

Presidential Election and Congressional Primary date – November 8, 2016

Congressional General Election voter registration deadline – November 9, 2016

Congressional General Election date – December 10, 2016

[NOTE:  For information on Municipal Election dates and deadlines, please go to the state election website listed below.  Dates will vary between Orleans Parish and other Parishes.]

Election information phone number – 800-883-2805

State election website –

Early voting –

In person –     

Any voter may vote early in person, no excuse needed.  Early in-person voting dates are as follows –

Presidential Election and Congressional Primary – October 25 to November 1, 2016 (except Sunday)

Congressional General Election – November 26 to December 3, 2016 (except Sunday)

By mail –   

A voter may vote early by mail if he has a valid excuse.  The most common valid excuses include: being 65 or over; being in the military or  the spouse or dependent of someone in the military; expecting to be away from the voter’s parish of registration during the early voting period and election day; expecting to be hospitalized or restricted to bed by a physician during the early voting period and election day; or being disabled.

Application requests for absentee/vote-by-mail ballots must be made by the following dates –

Presidential Election and Congressional Primary – November 4, 2016

Congressional General Election – December 6, 2016                                  

Voted absentee ballots must be received by the Registrar no later than the day before the election.


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