State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Louisiana Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process: Partisan Election
Responsibilities:
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
The parishes, the registrar of voters, and the Attorney General handle state recounts

Current Official(s): Jay Dardenne
Public Office Experience: State Senate, 1991-2006;
Reelection/Reappointment Date: 2007
Contact Information:
Hon. Jay Dardenne
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
(225) 922-2880
Fax: (225) 922-2003
admin@sos.louisiana.gov

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