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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Upcoming Events


Important Dates for the upcoming election, November 4, 2014

August 20-22, 2014:  Qualifying dates

October 6, 2014: Last day to register to vote for this election.  Voter registration(s) must be delivered to the Registrar of Voters office by 4:30 p.m.  Registrations that are mailed must be post marked by this date.

October 21-28, 2014: Early voting period (excludes Sunday).  Voters can report to one of the Registrar of Voter sites.  The three available locations are: City Hall, Room 1W24 (main office) at 1300 Perdido St., Algiers Courthouse, Room 105 (branch office) at 225 Morgan St., and Chef Menteur Voting Machine Warehouse at 8870 Chef Menteur Hwy.  Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  A new permanent site will be available for early voting, details will be coming soon. 

October 31, 2014: Deadline for citizens to request a mail ballot  from our office(except for those in the military and overseas).  Registrar of Voters would require the citizen to return the mail ballot request form to our office via fax, mail, or in person. 

November 3, 2014: Deadline for Registrar to receive voted mail ballot (except for those in the military and/or overseas).  Mail ballots must be delivered by 4:30 p.m. 

November 4, 2014: ELECTION DAY for Open General/Congressional.  Citizens will need to report to their assigned polling locations.  Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.  If you need assistance locating your polling location, use the Louisiana Voter Portal or call our office at (504) 658-8300.  Absentee ballot count will be held at Council Chambers. 

The Louisiana Secretary of State provides Sample Ballots for each election.

Upcoming Outreach Events:

To be announced.

Special thanks to all the universities who participated in National Voter Registration Day. 


Orleans Parish Election Calendar
Date of Election March 15 May 3 November 4 December 6
Type of Election Municipal/ Parochial General Propositions Only Open Primary/
Open General/ Congressional
Deadlines: Special n/a n/a 7/23/2014 n/a
Deadlines: Props 1/28/2014 3/18/2014 7/23/2014 10/21/2014
Qualifying Dates n/a n/a 8/20/14-8/22/14 n/a
Last day to Register to Vote 2/12/2014 4/2/2014 10/6/2014 11/5/2014
Deadline to Request Mail Ballot (other than Military and Overseas) 3/11/2014 4/29/2014 10/31/2014 12/2/2014
Deadline for Registrar to Receive Voted Mail Ballot (other than Military and Overseas) 3/14/2014 5/2/2014 11/3/2014 12/5/2014
Early Voting Begins 3/1/2014 4/19/2014 10/21/2014 11/22/2014
Early Voting Ends 3/8/2014 4/26/2014 10/28/2014 11/29/2014


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Last updated: 10/2/2014 10:17:06 AM

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