MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Dates and deadlines for upcoming fall elections

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding all Louisianans of the fast-approaching dates and deadlines for the Nov. 13 election. Fall elections were rescheduled due to the impact of Hurricane Ida.

In preparation for the fall elections, Secretary Ardoin encourages voters to remember the following dates and deadlines:

 Nov. 13Dec. 11
In-Person/By Mail Registration Deadline: Oct.  13Nov. 10
Geaux Vote Online Registration Deadline: Oct. 23Nov. 20
Deadline to Request absentee ballot from Registrar:(excluding military and overseas voters) Nov. 9Dec. 7
Deadline for Registrar to receive absentee ballot:(excluding military and overseas voters) Nov. 12Dec. 10
Early Voting dates:Oct. 30 – Nov. 6(excluding Oct. 31)Nov. 27 – Dec. 4(excluding Nov. 28)

Additionally, several polling locations have changed due to damage from Hurricane Ida. Voters in areas affected by Hurricane Ida are encouraged to check their polling location by logging into the online voter portal at, on the award-winning GeauxVote Mobile app, or by calling the Elections Division Hotline at 800.883.2805.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our polling commissioners will be supplied with personal protective equipment and will regularly sanitize designated areas and voting machines between each voter. Hand sanitizer will be provided to voters and masks are recommended, although not required.

For more information, please contact our Elections Division at 800.883.2805 or

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