Check your registration
Register to vote
Be a U.S. citizen
Be 18 years old on Election Day
Be a resident in Louisiana and the parish where you are registering
Not be under a court order suspending your voting rights
If convicted of a felony, not have been incarcerated for the past five years or convicted of election-related offenses
Vote by mail
Find your polling place
Yes. You will be asked to show ID when you vote.
Approved forms of ID:
Louisiana Special ID
LA Wallet digital driver’s license
U.S. military identification card that contains your name and picture
Some other generally recognized picture ID that contains your name and signature
If you do not have an ID or did not bring it when you go to vote in person, you may vote after signing an affidavit. But note that if you registered to vote by mail and did not provide either a state-issued ID number or the last four digits of your Social Security Number, you may still be required to show proof of identification. This includes photo ID, a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document.
Overseas and military voting
Voting as a student
Voting as a person with disabilities
Your Federal Voting Rights
As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:
Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:
1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or
2. Bring someone to help you vote
You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.
Ensure your right to accessible elections!
For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org