The deadlines to register to vote in the Nov. 8 Open Congressional Primary Election are fast approaching. The in-person or by mail registration deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 11, and the deadline for registering through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is Tuesday, Oct. 18. These deadlines are for citizens who have never registered to vote as well as voters who would like to make changes to their registration.

Citizens may check their registration or register to vote online at; at their parish’s Registrar of Voters Office; while obtaining services at the Office of Motor Vehicles, public assistance agencies and disability services offices; or by mail. Louisianians can also utilize the GeauxVote Mobile smartphone app to access registration, ballot and polling place information.

After registering, voters should download the GeauxVote Mobile smartphone app. The app provides registration information as well as voting districts, sample ballots, polling place information and election results.

Early voting for the Nov. 8 election will take place daily at 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Oct. 25 – Nov. 1 (except Sunday, Oct. 30).

For more information, residents can visit or call the Elections Hotline at 800.883.2805.

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