Category: Elections

Oct. 12 election: Here’s everything you need to know about races, candidates –

Staff Report • SEP 19, 2019

The Oct. 12 primaries across Louisiana are chock-full of major issues and races.

Below are some of the races and links to The Advocate’s election preview coverage. Visit for the full list of candidates and propositions.

The letter next to each candidate’s name stands for their party. R for Republican, D for Democrat, I for Independent, L for Libertarian or N for no party.

CLICK HERE to get a personalized ballot and voting location information.

CLICK HERE to register to vote (The deadline for this election is September 21).

MORE VOTING INFORMATION from the Secretary of State’s office.

CLICK HERE for an overview of what’s on the ballot.

To see the full article, click here.

2019 Primary Election

October 12, 2019

Primary Election

The following is important information for the October 12. Open Primary Election:

  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is Sept. 11
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is September 21.
  • Early voting is Sept. 28-Oct. 5 (except Sunday, Sept. 29)  from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot is  Oct. 8  by 4:30 p.m. Voters can request an absentee by mail ballot online through our Voter Portal or in writing through your Registrar of Voters Office (other than military and overseas voters).
  • The deadline for a registrar of voters to receive a voted mail ballot is Oct. 11 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).
  • Click here to see information for run-off


Familiar combatants vying for north shore’s District 90 House of Representatives post –

SEP 18, 2019

Voters in eastern St. Tammany Parish’s 90th House District may have a sense of deja vu when they go to the polls on Oct. 12.

In December 2018, they elected Mary DuBuisson over John Raymond to fill the unexpired term of Greg Cromer, who left his House seat to become Slidell mayor.

DuBuisson and Raymond will face off again in next month’s election to determine who will represent the district for the next four years. The two Republicans are joined on the ballot by political newcomer Heide Alejandro-Smith, a Libertarian.

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