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Vote for Change on Nov 3

 

Election Day Voting Times – All Sites

  • 6:00 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.

  • Due to damage and various safety factors, 70% of voting precincts will be at alternate locations.

Early Voting Locations

 

If you have correctly registered to vote early, here are 3 locations you can go vote early:

 
 
 

Lake Charles

 

October 16 – October 27
8AM – 7PM EXCLUDING Sundays

 
 
 

LAKE CHARLES CIVIC CENTER

900 N LAKESHORE DR.
LAKE CHARLES, LA

(337) 491-1256 

 
 
 
 

Sulphur

 
 

October 16 – October 27
8AM – 7PM EXCLUDING Sundays

 
 
 

WEST CALCASIEU BUSINESS CENTER

500 A N. HUNTINGTON ST. BLDG B SULPHUR, LA 70663

(337) 313-1121

DIRECTIONS

 
 
 
 
 
 

October 16 – October 27
8AM – 7PM EXCLUDING Sundays

 
 

MOSS BLUFF LIBRARY 

261 PARISH RD. 
MOSS BLUFF, LA 70611 

 (337) 721-7128
 
 
 

Absentee Voting Info

 

States are making it easier for citizens to vote absentee by mail this year due to the coronavirus. Every state’s absentee voting rules are different. 
Below you will find absentee voting information specific to Louisiana. 

Absentee Mail-In Ballot Application Instructions

 

You may request an absentee by mail ballot by logging in to the Louisiana Voter Portal and following these steps:

– Click the “Search By Voter” button. 
– Type in your First Name, Last Name and Zip Code or Birth Month and Year and then click the “Submit” button
– Click the “Request Absentee Ballot” link found under the Quick Links heading, complete requested information and submit. 

Note:
You must be logged in to the Voter Portal as the voter for whom the request is intended to electronically submit a request for an absentee ballot.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The deadline to Request a Mail-In Ballot is Friday, October 30th. Your mail-in ballot must be received by the Registrar by Monday, November 2nd.
It is suggested that you request your Mail-In Ballot by Mid-October or earlier.

You may also print an application to request an absentee by mail ballot which you can complete and deliver to your parish Registrar of Voters. Delivery may be by U.S. Postal Service, commercial carrier, hand delivery or fax. If hand delivered or faxed, the application can only be for you or your immediate family member. 

Select the application that applies to you: 

– General Application Form (see reasons to apply)
– Disabled Application Form (see reasons to apply)
– Military or Overseas Application Form
– Temporary COVID-19 Application (per court order in Harding v. Edwards (2020) for the Nov. 3 and Dec. 5 elections ONLY) 

 *To track the status of your absentee by mail ballot visit: https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/
 
 
 
 
 

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 an 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 Nov 2.


Mailing Absentee Ballots

  • Must be received in the Registrar’s Office by Monday Nov 2 to be counted
  • Voters are encouraged to mail in absentee ballots by mid October.
  • 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.
  • For curb side service: Call the Registrar’s Office, then meet staff at on the Pithon Street covered entrance of the Historic Courthouse.
  • Drop off times: Mon – Fri 8:00 am-4:30pm (Closed SAT/SUN)
 
 

Absentee Ballot Return (Mail and Fax)

Calcasieu Parish Registrar of Voters: Kim B Fontenot

Physical Location:
CALCASIEU REGISTRAR OF VOTERS
1000 RYAN ST RM #7
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70601-5250 

Mailing Address:
1000 RYAN ST STE 7
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70601-5250

Phone: (337)-721-4000
Fax: (337)-437-3389
Email: CALCASIEUROV@SOS.LA.GOV

 
 

Methods for Returning Your Voted Ballots

 

By Mail (includes commercial carrier)

By Fax: Upon request submitted to the registrar of voter 

By Hand Delivery: A voter or immediate family member of the voter may deliver the ballot to the registrar of voters
(a signed statement must be completed upon delivery by anyone other that the voter, certifying their relationship to the voter). 

Emergency Provisions: There are emergency provisions in place for Military, Overseas and hospitalized voters.
Please contact the registrar of voters for additional information.

Replacement Ballots

If you spoil your ballot, you may request a replacement ballot from your registrar of voters prior to submitting a voted ballot.