Voter Registration Drive offered Oct. 24 in advance of run-off

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 19, 2019

LAPLACE — There’s still time to register to vote before the Nov. 16 run-off election. Every Vote Counts is holding a Voter Registration Drive from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at 944 Cambridge Drive in LaPlace, the site of Nola’s Boutique & Gifts.

The event will feature free food and drinks.

For more information, call 504-231-6097, 504-292-1774 or 504-782-3167.

Online voter registration is also available through the Louisiana Secretary of State at

Run-off elections are held for races in which no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote.

Michael Wright and Marvin “Butch” Perrilloux Sr. will be on the ballot for Parish Council At-Large Division B. Both have served on the St. John the Baptist Parish Council for the past eight years and are term-limited in their district seats.

Division B covers most of LaPlace, representing approximately half of the St. John Parish population. For a precise division map, see

Tyra Duhe-Griffin and Frank Alexis will appear on the ballot for the Parish Council District 4 election. For a map of District 4, please see