QUALIFYING / CANDIDATE INFO

APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED: Due to current Covid protocols, we are
requesting that candidates call and schedule an appointment
BEFORE coming in to qualify.

To contact one of our Co-Directors of Elections:

Jean Ann East jeast@calclerkofcourt.com          337-437-3558 Ext 123

Princella Ryan pryan@calclerkofcourt.com         337-437-3558 Ext 144

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Election

Qualifying Dates:

Wed July 20 through Fri July 22, 2022

 

Qualifying Times:

8:30 am – 4:30 pm daily

Appointments must be made by calling our election staff listed above.

 

2022 Qualifying Fee Schedule
 

 

2023 Spring Elections

(No regularly scheduled candidate elections at this time.)

Primary: Sat Mar 25, 2023

General: Sat April 29, 2023

Qualifying Dates:

Jan 25 through July 27, 2023

 

Qualifying Times:

8:30 am – 4:30 pm daily

Appointments must be made by calling our election staff listed above.

 

2023 Qualifying Fee Schedule

2023 Fall Elections

Primary: Sat Oct 14, 2023

General: Sat Nov 18, 2023

Qualifying Dates:

Aug 8 through 10, 2023

 

Qualifying Times:

8:30 am – 4:30 pm daily

Appointments must be made by calling our election staff listed above.

 

2023 Qualifying Fee Schedule

2024 Spring Elections

Presidential Preference Primary Election

Primary:  Mar 2, 2024

General: Apr 6, 2024

Qualifying Dates:

Dec 6 through 8, 2024

 

Qualifying Times:

8:30 am – 4:30 pm daily

Appointments must be made by calling our election staff listed above.

 

2024 Qualifying Fee Schedule

2024 Fall Elections

Open Primary/Congressional/Presidential Election

Primary:  Tues Nov 5, 2024

General: Dec 7, 2024

Qualifying Dates:

Jul 17 through 19, 2024

 

Qualifying Times:

8:30 am – 4:30 pm daily

Appointments must be made by calling our election staff listed above.

 

2024 Qualifying Fee Schedule

QUALIFICATIONS ARE UNIQUE TO EACH OFFICE
If you are interested in running for an elected office, contact our office for the qualifications a candidate must meet to hold the office you are seeking and the fees associated with the office that must be paid at the time of qualifying.

Qualifications for Specific Offices    (AS POSTED BY SEC OF STATE)

 

Fees to Run For Elected Office     (AS POSTED BY SEC OF STATE)

 

Local Election Fee Schedules:

2022 Elections

2023 Elections

2024 Elections

2025 Elections

 


PAYMENT INFO

  • We cannot accept personal or campaign checks.

  • Fees must be paid by cash, a bank certified check, or a USPS Money Order.

 


WAIVING QUALIFYING FEES
Nominating Petitions can be downloaded from the Secretary of State website. There are strict guidelines that must be followed when submitting a Nominating Petition, so be sure to read the Guidelines for Qualification/Nominating Petition.

If filing a Nominating Petition, the candidate must contact the Registrar of Voters Office (at  (337-721-4000) for information on deadlines to file Nominating Petitions.

ELECTION CALENDARS & QUALIFYING DATES

CLICK HERE​ for the link to the LA Secretary of State's Election Calendars, which include qualifying dates.

TIMES FOR QUALIFYING ON THE DATES LISTED
8:30am – 4:30pm at the Clerk of Court's office.

HOW DO I FIND OUT WHEN AN ELECTED OFFICIAL'S TERM EXPIRES?

CLICK HERE for the link  to the LA Secretary of State's Elected Official's database. Search by office or parish.