St. John The Baptist Parish News Release



Tuesday, November 25, 2014

St. John the Baptist Parish residents eligible to vote in the General Congressional Election set for December 6th are encouraged to vote early. Early voting is currently taking place through Saturday, November 29 excluding Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Registrar of Voters office located in the Percy Hebert Building, 1801 West Airline Hwy, LaPlace and at the Edgard Courthouse, 2393 Hwy 18, Edgard.

St. John voters who are not able to vote in person can request an absentee ballot from the St. John Registrar of Voters Office or from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s website by December 2, 2014. All ballots must be returned to the St. John the Baptist Parish Registrar of Voters’ office by Friday, December 5, 2014.

On election day, polling sites throughout the parish will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters are asked to bring a driver's license; a Louisiana Special ID; or some other picture ID that contains your name and signature. A list of polling locations in St. John the Baptist Parish can be found on the Louisiana Secretary of State’s website or by calling the St. John Parish Registrar of Voters Office.

For voter registration and election information or to check voter status, visit the Louisiana Secretary of State’s website.

St. John Baptist Parish Registrar of Voters Office
East Bank: Percy Hebert Building, 1801 W. Airline Hwy., LaPlace- 985-652-9797
West Bank: St. John Courthouse, 2393 Hwy. 18, Edgard – 985-497-3425

December 6th Election Important Dates:
Early Voting: November 22, 2014 – November 29, 2014 (excluding Thanksgiving Day & Friday, November 28), Registrar of Voters Office - 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Deadline to request mail-in ballot: December 2, 2014
Deadline to return mail-in ballot: December 5, 2014
Election Day: December 6, 2014