Early voting for the Nov. 8 primary election, which includes the presidential race, along with several state and local races, will begin Tuesday, October 25 and run through Tuesday, November 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., except Sunday.
Voters can cast their ballots at the Lafourche Parish Registrar of Voters offices located at the Lafourche Government Complex, 307 W. 4th St. in Thibodaux, (985) 447-3256, and the South Lafourche Library, 16241 E. Main, Suite B23 in Galliano, (985) 632-5520.
Along with the presidential election, voters statewide will cast ballots in the race for the U.S. Senate seat now held by retiring Republican David Vitter.
Voters in some parts of Lafourche will help elect a U.S. representative for the 1st Congressional District, which Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, represents.
In south Lafourche, the District 4 constable seat is also on the ballot.
Up for election in Lockport and Golden Meadow are the offices of mayor and police chief, along with five spots each for Town Council members.
Voters statewide will also consider six proposed constitutional amendments, most dealing with tax changes and financial actions the Legislature approved earlier this year.
In races with three or more candidates, if no one receives more than half the vote Nov. 8, the top two will compete in a Dec. 10 runoff.
The polls will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 6 a.m. through 8 p.m.
Visit geauxvote.com for information.
Posted on Fri, October 21, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette