Secretary of State issues Election Day reminders

Published 10:20 am Friday, April 29, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. — Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding everyone that Saturday, April 30, 2022 is Election Day for the Municipal General Election.

In preparation for the election, Secretary Ardoin encourages voters to remember:

  • The deadline to return absentee ballots to the parish registrar of voters office is Friday, April 29 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. on Election Day. Anyone in line at 8 p.m. will be allowed to vote.
  • Voters can find their polling location and sample ballot by downloading the GeauxVote Mobile app for smartphones or by visiting www.GeauxVote.com.
  • Voters may also utilize the virtual voter assistant, GeauxBot, to access pertinent election information. GeauxBot is accessible by visiting voterportal.sos.la.gov or by selecting Elections and Voting on sos.la.gov.
  • Voters can sign up for text alerts via GeauxVote Mobile.
  • Voters should bring an ID with them to vote (Louisiana driver’s license, Louisiana Special ID card, a generally recognized picture identification card with name and signature such as a passport or a digital license via LA Wallet). Voters without an ID will be required to fill out an affidavit but will be allowed to vote.
  • Election results can be viewed in real-time via GeauxVote Mobile or at www.sos.la.gov.

For more information, please contact our Elections Division at 800.883.2805 or elections@sos.la.gov.