ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT

ELECTION: Saturday March 20, 2021

DEADLINES

Register To Vote

  • Deadline to Register to Vote In person or by Mail - Wed Feb 17, 2021

  • Deadline to Register to Vote Online @ GeauxVote.com - Sat Feb 27th

  • Criteria and details at GeauxVote.com

Mail In Ballots

  • Deadline to Request a Mail-In Ballot - Tues Mar 16, 2021

  • Deadline for mail in ballot to be received by Registrar - Fri Mar 19, 2021

Information for Candidates wishing to Qualify

 

OPTIONS FOR DISPLACED VOTERS

Vote By Mail

  • Request an absentee mail-in ballot by the prescribed deadlines.

  • Call the Registrar of Voters office at 337-721-4000 or visit GeauxVote.com to UPDATE YOUR ADDRESS so the ballot is delivered to your temporary residence.

  • Be sure to observe deadlines.

  • Instructional video on completing the absentee ballot: VIEW

Vote In Person

  • Early Voting

  • Election Day

EARLY VOTING

Early Voting Dates

  • Sat, Mar 6, 2021 through Sat, Mar 13, 2021

  • Closed Sunday

Early Voting Times

  • 8:30 am – 6:00 pm daily

Early Voting Location

  • Lake Charles – Registrar of Voter's Office

    • 2nd floor - Historic Calcasieu Courthouse, downtown Lake Charles 

    • 1000 Ryan Street, lake Charles, LA 70601

    • Parking: Police Jury public parking lots

    • Click here for DIRECTIONS

    • No early voting at Sulphur/Moss Bluff sites for this election

ABSENTEE MAIL IN BALLOT / DROP-OFF OPTIONS

Request Absentee Ballot by completing the Application & Returning:

  • Registered voters can request an absentee ballot two ways:

    • Contact or visit the Registrar's Office (337-721-4000)​

    • Get application online at GeauxVote.com

    • It is highly suggested that voters choosing this method do so as early as possible so that the ballot is received by the Registrar's Office prior to the deadline.

Mailing Absentee Ballots

  • Must be received in the Registrar's Office by Friday March 19 at 4:30pm to be counted.

  • Mailed Ballots can be TRACKED using the GeauxVote.com website.

 

Drop-Off Options

  • For voters who wish to hand deliver a mail-in ballot, please call the Office of the Registrar at 337-721-4000. The office is located on the 2nd floor of the Historic Calcasieu Courthouse.

  • Drop off times: Mon - Fri 8:00 am-4:30pm  (Closed SUN)

  • Deadline for mail in ballot to be received by Registrar - Friday Mar 19 at 4:30pm.

 

ELECTION DAY INFO - Saturday March 20

Election Day Voting Times - All Sites

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

Voting Locations

  • To view a list of updated locations, CLICK HERE.

  • If unsure of your previous precinct, you can SEARCH BY VOTER at the Secretary of State's Geaux Vote site.

  • Letters are mailed out to voters whose precincts have been moved.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE BALLOT

To see your specific ballot

  • Click geauxvote.com to view/print your ballot.

  • Ballots are normally available online 2-3 weeks prior to Election date

 

To research any Constitutional Amendments on the Ballot

ELECTION WORKERS ARE NEEDED

Interested in being an Election Commissioner?

  • We are asking anyone that may be interested in becoming a commissioner to call 337-437- 3558  ext.123 or 144.

  • Our Co-Directors of Elections Jean Ann East or Princella Ryan will collect your contact info so that updated school information can be directed to you.

  • Election Commissioners are paid individuals who work the elections, verify identity, and assist voters.

  • Training is provided. Must meet qualifications. CLICK HERE to read.

  • Dates of required training will be posted here when applicable.

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KNOWING YOUR ELECTION OFFICIALS

Registrar of Voters / Historic Calcasieu Courthouse 2nd floor (337-721-4000)

  • Register to vote in person (ID required)

  • Update address in person

  • Update party affiliation in person

  • Request Mail in Ballot in person

  • Receives Mail In Ballot / Drop off ballot option

LA Secretary of State (GeauxVote.com)

  • Register to vote online (ID Required)

  • Update address online

  • Update party affiliation online

  • Request Mail in Ballot online

  • Oversees and executes the elections statewide

  • Provides equipment (voting machines/ballot scanning machines)

Clerk of Court / Historic Calcasieu Courthouse 2nd floor (337-437-3550)

  • Trains and staffs elections with poll workers/commissioners

  • Oversees and executes the elections parish wide under the LA Secretary of State

  • Manages local logistics/locations of elections in partnership with Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and Registrar of Voters

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury

  • Provides and secures locations/facilities for elections

  • Provides security and supplemental manpower as needed

  • Provides signage, advertising, and equipment as needed

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