Louisiana absentee ballot request deadline reminder for August 11

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The deadline to request an absentee ballot in Louisana is August 11 at 4:30 p.m.

The deadline to return a completed ballot for the municipal general election is 4:30 p.m. on August 14. 

If a voter misses the absentee ballot deadline they are still able to vote in person on election day.

According to the Louisiana State Secretary, “38 parishes have parishwide and/or limited jurisdiction proposition elections,” including these listed below:

Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bossier, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Claiborne, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson Davis, Lafourche, LaSalle, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Union, Vermilion, Washington, Webster, and West Baton Rouge. Six parishes have a run-off and parishwide/local proposition elections, including: Concordia, East Baton Rouge, Jefferson, Natchitoches, Ouachita, and St. Tammany. Three parishes have run-off elections only, including: East Feliciana, Evangeline, and Orleans.

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