BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana general election is Saturday, Dec. 10 and there are a few things voters need to know before heading to the polls such as the time, where to vote, when to vote, and what will be on the ballot. This election features three constitutional amendments, a race for a public commissioner’s seat, and a court of appeals judge seat. When the polls close, BRProud will follow the results in real-time. Read more to find the answers to the need-to-know questions and get a breakdown of what to expect when the curtain is shut behind you.
- The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
- Voters can find their polling location by visiting www.GeauxVote.com.
- Voters should bring an ID such as a driver’s license, a Louisiana Special ID card, or any general photo identification with a signature
The statewide election includes the runoff between Davante Lewis and incumbent Lambert Boissiere for the Public Service Commissioner District 3 seat. Read more about what the public service commissioner does and who the candidates are here.
There are also three amendments on this ballot that were not on the Nov. 8 election ballot. A breakdown of the amendments can be found here.
In East Baton Rouge Parish, there are nine runoffs, including the mayor of Zachary race between David McDavid and Francis Nezianya, and a school board seat race between incumbent Connie Bernard and Katie Kennison.
Bernard pulled out of the race in September but came back after the results of the Nov. 8 election were released.
East Baton Rouge residents will have seven parish-wide propositions to vote “Yes” or “No” on.
The Secretary of State says there are five parishes with no candidate races but have local propositions and West Felicina is one of them. Residents will have to vote “Yes” or “No” on the parish home rule charter.
Ascension Parish will vote on six road lighting propositions and a millage rate renewal for the Ascension Parish Council on Aging.
Results will go live on election night. Find them here.