State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Louisiana Electoral Situation
Absentee ballots require an excuse: yes

Early voting: yes

Felons: The State of Louisiana prohibits felons currently in prison, on probation and parole from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.

ID Laws: All voters need: a picture identification card to vote at the polling place. This can include a Louisiana driver's license; a Louisiana Special ID card; or other generally recognized picture identification card.

Mandatory poll worker/election official training: no

Paper trail: no

Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: yes

Registration deadline: Registration ends 30 days before the election.

Uniform voting system: no