Early voting begins Saturday, March 23rd and continues through Saturday, March 30th from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, excluding Good Friday (March 29th) and Easter Sunday (March 31st)..
"I can't stress enough that every vote counts," said Secretary of State Tom Schedler. "If you anticipate being busy on Election Day or out of town, the early voting period is your chance to cast a ballot. Local municipalities are deciding important issues and electing local officials that will impact the lives of voters. I strongly encourage everyone to make your voice heard, and go vote."
Thirty-eight parishes are holding elections on April 6th. In northeast Louisiana those parishes include: Catahoula, Grant, Lasalle, Morehouse, and Ouachita.
Several items on the ballot include tax renewals for the Ouachita Parish Health Unit, the Mayoral race in the City of Bastrop and a tax proposal in the Town of Sterlington.
Residents will have to vote at their local parish Registrar of Voters' Office or at other designated locations.
For a complete listing of early voting locations, visit http://www.sos.la.gov/Home/Elections/EarlyVotingInPerson/EarlyVotingLocations/tabid/984/Default.aspx.
Voters can also utilize the Secretary of State's smartphone application, GeauxVote Mobile, to find out where to vote, what's on their ballot and their voting districts.