St. John hosting voter registration drives this week

Published 9:46 am Monday, May 12, 2014

This week St. John the Baptist Parish celebrates Voters Education Week, and representatives from St. John’s Registrar of Voters Office are conducting voter registration drives. Representatives will visit locations throughout the Parish to increase voter registration in St. John the Baptist Parish.

Voter Registration Drives will take place at the following locations:


10 a.m. – West St. John High School

1 p.m. – South Central Louisiana Technical College, River Parishes Campus


9:30 a.m. – South Central Louisiana Veterans Home


10 a.m. – St. John Council on Aging, LaPlace

11 a.m. – St. Charles Catholic High School


10 a.m. – St. John Council on Aging, Edgard

There are several options available for casting votes during an election. In addition to early voting and voting on Election Day, seniors, individuals with mobility impairments, and students and residents who will be out-of-town for the election, are reminded of the option to vote by mail.

Residents can obtain ballots by mail by calling the Registrar of Voters Office and making the request. Ballots should be returned to the office of the Registrar of Voters two to three days before the deadline to ensure receipt of your vote.