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EMPOWERING VOTERS. DEFENDING DEMOCRACY.

We challenge all efforts and tactics that threaten our democracy and limit the ability of voters to exercise their right to vote.

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LWVNO membership dues are due June 30, 2020

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2020 ELECTION INFORMATION

2020 Election Important Dates (July, August, November, & December)

July 11, 2020 Presidental Primary Quick Facts

Louisiana 2020 Emergency Election Plan

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Voting Early and Voting by Mail for the July & August 2020 Elections 

The League of Women Voters of Louisiana urges you to protect your health as well as that of other voters and poll workers by:

*If qualified, requesting a ballot and VOTING BY MAIL,

*If not qualified, voting during the EARLY VOTING period to reduce congestion at the polls. 

 

VOTING BY MAIL

 

 

 

If you are 65 or over, you can request a ballot by printing a copy of the GENERAL APPLICATION FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT, filling it out, then mailing or delivering it to your parish registrar of voters. 

 

If you are under 65, the Louisiana Secretary of State has just published a COVID-19 EMERGENCY ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION.  It states the conditions under which you can apply for a ballot to vote by mail.  If you qualify, you can request a ballot by printing a copy of the application, filling it out, then mailing or delivering to your parish registrar of voters.

 

For the July 11 Presidential Preference and Municipal Primary, you must submit your application by July 7 and return your ballot by July 10.

 

For the August 25 Municipal General Election you must submit your application by August 8 and return your ballot by August 11. 

 

VOTING EARLY

The Louisiana Secretary of States lists early voting locations on its website.

For the July 11 Presidential Preference and Municipal Primary, early voting dates are June 20 - July 4 (excluding Sundays) from 8:30 am - 6:00 pm.

For the August 25 Municipal General Election, early voting dates are July 25 - August 8 (excluding Sundays) from 8:30 am - 6:00 pm.

 

Do you know about Engaging New Voices and New Voters (ENVV)the non-partisian voting coalition led by the National Council of Jewish Women and LWVNO? Click here to learn more about ENVV's voter registration and education efforts or join the mailing list at envvnola@gmail.com

 

Read LWV Louisiana President Hilda Walker Thomas' letter in The Advocate supporting safe & orderly elections during the current health crisis.

 

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READ LETTER TO THE EDITOR BY LWVNO PRESIDENT ROSALIND COOK EXPLAINING THE ERA AND WHAT IT WILL MEAN TO CITIZENS.

  Two League of Women Voters members have been highlighted as among the leaders who have made a difference in the 300 years of New Orleans History.  Read about Felicia Kahn and Elizebeth Werlein.  The League of Women Voters develops leaders.