How to Vote in Louisiana

Find out everything you need to know about how to vote in Louisiana.

Upcoming Elections and Deadlines in Louisiana

Louisiana General Runoff
(State/Federal)

Louisiana General Runoff

Dec 10, 2022

Early Voting: November 26, 2022 - December 03, 2022 6 pm CT

Voter Registration Deadline


Online: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Mail: Postmarked by Wednesday, November 09, 2022
In person: Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Same-Day Voter Registration

Election Day: Not Available
Early Voting Period: Not Available

Absentee Ballot Deadlines


Deadline to Request Absentee Ballot:
Online: Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022 4:30 pm CT
By mail: Received by Tuesday, December 06, 2022 4:30 pm CT
In person: Tuesday, December 06, 2022 4:30 pm CT
Deadline to Return Completed Absentee Ballot:
By Mail: Received by Friday, Dec 09, 2022 4:30 pm CT
In person: Friday, Dec 09, 2022 4:30 pm CT


Vote Early In-Person

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Where can I go to vote early?
What do I need to bring to vote early?
Additional Resources

Drop Off Your Ballot

Does my state allow absentee/mail ballot drop-off?
Who is eligible to vote absentee/by mail?
When are the deadlines to request and drop off a ballot?
Where can I drop it off?
How to track your ballot
You can look up your absentee ballot status by using our online tool.
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Mail Your Ballot

Who can request a mail or absentee ballot?
What are the deadlines to request and mail a ballot?
How to track your ballot
You can look up your absentee ballot status by using our online tool.
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Vote In-Person on Election Day

Where do I vote?
Can I register to vote on Election Day?
What do I need to bring to vote?
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Additional Louisiana Resources

Who can register to vote in Louisiana
Pre-registration
ID Requirements
Your State Election Official
Voting for People with Disabilities