Early voting starts this weekend for Dec. 8 election

Early voting starts this weekend for Dec. 8 election
Source: Raycom

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The Interim Secretary of State is reminding Louisiana voters that early voting will start this weekend for hte open general/special primary election.

Kyle Ardoin said that early voting begins November 24, and ends on December 1.

Early voting will be from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

“The holidays are here, so many voters will need to take advantage of early voting due to additional commitments,” said Secretary Ardoin. “Voters don’t need an excuse to take advantage of early voting, and I hope they will remember the importance of their vote.”

According to Ardoin, there are 134 candidate runoffs in 47 parishes across the state. Of the remaining 17 parishes, eight only have secretary of state on the ballot and nine have secretary of state and a proposition on the ballot.

Ardoin reminds voters of the GeauxVote mobile app to find out where to vote and what is on the ballot.

Voters can also access this information in our Voter Portal by visiting https://voterportal.sos.la.gov.

Citizens who want to vote early may do so in person at the parish Registrar of Voters Office or at other designated locations. For a complete listing of early voting locations, visit https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/EarlyVoting.

In addition to a Louisiana driver’s license, a Louisiana Special ID or a generally recognized ID with picture and signature, voters may now use a digital license via LA Wallet, the new smartphone app by the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles. Poll commissioners have received training regarding the digital license as an acceptable form of picture ID.

Election Day for the open general/special primary is Saturday, Dec. 8 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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