Updated Fall 2021 Election Information

Fall 2021 Election Details:

Nov. 13, 2021 – Open Primary/Orleans Municipal Parochial Primary/State Representative, District 16 and 102 Special Primary/State Senate, District 27 Special Primary Election (Rescheduled due to Hurricane Ida)

The following is important information for the Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 Open Primary/Orleans Municipal Parochial Primary/State Representative, District 16 and 102 Special Primary/State Senate, District 27 Special Primary Election:

  • The qualifying period for candidates was July 14-16, 2021. Local and municipal candidates qualify with the clerk of court in the parish in which they are registered to vote (contact your local clerk of court for office hours). State candidates qualify in the executive offices of Secretary of State, Kyle Ardoin at 8585 Archives Ave. in Baton Rouge between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Qualifying fees must be paid in the form of cash; certified or cashier’s check on a state or national bank or credit union; U.S. postal money order; or money order issued by a state or national bank or credit union and must be accompanied by the qualifying form.
  • The qualifying period for candidates who wish to qualify for State Representative, District 16 and State Senate, District 27 was July 28-30. Candidates qualify with the clerk of court in the parish in which they are registered to vote (contact your local clerk of court for office hours).
  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is Oct. 13.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is Oct. 23.
  • Early voting is Oct. 30 through Nov. 6 (excluding Sunday, Oct. 31) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Nov. 9 by 4:30 p.m. You can request an absentee ballot online through our Voter Portal or in writing through your Registrar of Voters Office (other than military and overseas voters).
  • The deadline for a registrar of voters to receive a voted absentee ballot is Nov. 12 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

Dec. 11, 2021 – Open General/Orleans Municipal Parochial General Election (Rescheduled due to Hurricane Ida)

The following is important information for the Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 Open General/Orleans Municipal Parochial Special General Election:

  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is Nov. 10.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is Nov. 20.
  • Early voting is Nov. 27 through Dec. 4 (excluding Sunday, Nov. 28) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Dec. 7 by 4:30 p.m. You can request an absentee ballot online through our Voter Portal or in writing through your Registrar of Voters Office (other than military and overseas voters).
  • The deadline for a registrar of voters to receive a voted absentee ballot is Dec. 10 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).