How do I vote by mail in the state of Louisiana?

In order to receive an absentee ballot, you must apply for an absentee ballot through your local Registrar of Voters office, no more than sixty (60) days prior to the election. Additionally, you must request an absentee ballot no later than 4:30 p.m., four (4) days prior to the election. You can submit your completed ballot by mail to Registrar of Voters office, and, if you waive your right to a secret ballot, you can also request, receive, and submit an absentee ballot via fax. If you are a member of the military or residing outside of the United States, your absentee ballot must be received no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. For all other absentee ballot voters, your ballot must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Election Day.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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