Voter registration info for April primary

With voter registration deadlines fast approaching, Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding Louisianians that only registered Democrats and Republicans will be eligible to vote in the Apr. 4 Presidential Preference Primary, while voters in 24 parishes, regardless of party, may have a local election on their ballot.

The in-person or by mail registration deadline is Wednesday, Mar. 4, and the online registration deadline is Saturday, Mar. 14.

The PPP will be held Apr. 4, and allows electors of the Democratic and Republican parties to vote on their respective party’s nominee for President of the United States. The Democratic Party and the Republican Party will also have their parish executive committee elections, while Democratic Party members will vote for their state central committee members.

Additionally, 24 parishes will have local races on the ballot, and are open to eligible voters, regardless of party. Those parishes include Bienville, Caddo, Calcasieu, Concordia, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Rapides, Richland, Sabine, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington and West Feliciana.

Voters in all parishes are urged to check their sample ballot via on the free Geaux Vote App.