Early voting has begun in Louisiana for the November 8th election.
Early voting is open to all registered voters within their parish. There are no special qualifications to be eligible for early voting. If you will be out of town for the election, you are eligible. Are you scheduled to work on election day? No worries, you are eligible. If you are gonna be in town and not busy at all and have no reason that you can’t make to the polls on November 8, you are still eligible for early voting.
On the Ballot
There may be more on your ballot than you are expecting to see.
Along with the Presidential election, Louisiana has one U.S. Senate seat up for grabs, each Congressional District will be voting for a House seat and there are 6 Constitutional Amendments on every ballot statewide. In addition to the statewide initiatives, you may have Judges, mileages or other local officials on your ballot.
Take a few minutes before you head to the polls to study your sample ballot. Know who and what issues you will be voting on so you are not taken by surprise and trying to make a last minute decision once you are in the booth.
Sample ballots with all the voting measures are available to view at geauxvote.com
Early Voting Information
October 25th – November 1st (excluding Sunday)
8:30am – 6:00pm
Rapides Parish Courthouse – 701 Murray St., Alexandria
Kees Park Community Center – 2450 Hwy 28 E, Pineville
Get out and vote!!
Rear-ended by a car when you are stopped for a traffic light? Then that driver is most likely liable for damage to your vehicle and for any injuries you suffer. But what if your vehicle is damaged (or you are injured) because of a pothole in the road?
Poor road conditions, including potholes, can be the cause of serious car damage or even injuries for the driver. But, whether a person can sue for the resulting damage or injuries is a complicated question.
Held in the Downtown Leesville Historic District. Free state and regional musical entertainment, arts & crafts and food booths. An annual live music festival held in historic downtown Leesville. Enjoy live music on the streets as you browse the home-made wares of vendors from all over the state.
Vendors from all over Louisiana and surrounding states offer home-made items and food made from scratch. Bring your lawn chairs and join us on the courthouse lawn for two free days of family fun offering live music, vendors, demonstrating artists, children’s activities, and more.
The 21st annual Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival, which will be held April 15 and 16 on the downtown Natchitoches Riverbank, will offer a diverse lineup and will feature a “Saturday Night of Funk”.
Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal and Lieutenant Colonel Gerald Savoy were charged today with civil rights violations in the April 29, 2011 beatings of five pre-trail detainees at the Iberia Parish Jail.
Louisiana’s Primary Presidential Election
Saturday March 5th Louisiana will hold it’s Presidential Primary Election.
Polls are open from 7:00am through 8:00pm.
World War II-era aircraft will be on display Wednesday through Friday during the Wings of Freedom Tour at Alexandria International Airport.
Featured will be the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell and North American P-51 Mustang.
Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade February 6, 2016
Formed in 1995, the Krewe of Dionysus has over 300 members. This family friendly night time parade consists of a dozen or more super floats, lots of throws including beads, cups & specialty items and marching bands.