Election Rules

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 5, October 14 online

Primary Election Date: June 20

ID Requirements for Voting: Photo ID is required, if no ID is shown, then the voter must sign an affidavit affirming their identity.

Early Voting: Early voting for the 2020 General Election will take place October 20 – October 27

Absentee Voting: An excuse is required to request an absentee ballot. Voters can access the application online and submit it online, or mail it to their Registrar of Voters’ office at least 4 days before the election. View the list of excuses and the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Louisiana is one of 13 states that has no women in its Congressional delegation. Louisiana ranks 44th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Lousiana Congressional Delegation

Louisiana State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size