Voter Laws and Registration Deadlines

You must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Reside in the state and parish in which you seek to register and vote
  • Be at least 17 years old, and be 18 years old prior to the next election to vote
  • Not currently be under an order of imprisonment for conviction of a felony
  • Not currently be under a judgment of full interdiction or limited interdiction where your right to vote has been suspended
  • PHOTO ID REQUIRED — DOJ approved in 1994, after initially denying approval until changes made
  • Early Voting in Person

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election

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