YOUR VOTE: Louisiana
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by Countable | 3.19.18
Make sure your vote counts! Here are the critical steps to Take Action in Louisiana:
1. Know the Dates
- Louisiana's primary election is on November 6, 2018
- The General election is on December 8, 2018
2. Register to Vote
- Not sure you're registered? This handy widget will tell you whether you're on the voter rolls
- Here are the requirements to register as a voter in Louisiana
- The registration cutoff for the primary election is October 9, 2018
- The registration cutoff for the general election is November 7, 2018
3. Find Your Polling Place
- School, firehouse or community center, this simple form will tell you where to go to cast your ballot
- Out of town, or serving abroad? Here's how to get an absentee ballot
4. What to Take to the Polls
- Louisiana requires photo identification in order to vote.
- Here is the list of accepted credentials
5. Candidates on Your Ballot?
- Democratic Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Democratic primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
- Republican Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Republican primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
6. Ballot Measures for Your Approval?
- Ballot Measure #1: Unanimous Jury Verdict for Felony Trials Amendment — Requires a unanimous jury verdict for felony trials
- Ballot Measure #2: Phase-In of Tax Increases from Property Reappraisal Amendment — Provides for a phase-in of certain property tax increases due to reappraisal
- Ballot Measure #3: Exchange of Public Equipment and Personnel Between Political Subdivisions Amendment — Allows political subdivisions to exchange public equipment and personnel
- Ballot Measure #4: No Dedication of Transportation Trust Fund Revenue to State Police Amendment — Provides for a phase-in of certain property tax increases due to reappraisal
- Ballot Measure #5: Felons Disqualified to Run for Office for Five Years Amendment — Prohibits felons from running for office for five years
- Ballot Measure #6: Special Assessment for Homes in Trusts Amendment — Allows special assessments for certain homes in trusts
7. Having Trouble? Get in Touch
- The Louisiana Elections Division can be reached via any of the telephone numbers on this page.
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