Early voting for May 3 election begins Saturday - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Early voting for May 3 election begins Saturday

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BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Early voting week to begin April 19.

All Louisianians eligible to vote in the May 3 general election can cast their vote early starting April 19 through April 26. Early voting will be held 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, except on Sunday.

"This is the perfect opportunity for voters to check and see what's on the ballot and determine whether they wish to vote early," said Secretary of State Tom Schedler. "There are lots of municipal run-off elections as well as important local propositions on the ballot for voters' consideration and action."

Thirty-five parishes are holding elections on May 3. Those parishes include: Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Bienville, Caddo, Calcasieu, Cameron, Catahoula, Desoto, East Baton Rouge, Grant, Iberia, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafourche, Lasalle, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Richland, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin,  St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Feliciana, and Winn.

Citizens may vote early at their parish Registrar of Voters Office or at other designated locations. For a complete listing of early voting locations, visit:

http://www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/Pages/EarlyVotingLocations.aspx.

Voters can also use the Secretary of State's smartphone app, GeauxVote Mobile, to find out where to vote, what's on their ballot and their voting districts. For more information about the Secretary of State's Elections Division, visit www.GeauxVote.com or call (225) 922-2880. 225.922.2880

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