The General election is Nov. 6, 2018. Run-off election is on Dec. 08, 2018.
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- In-Person: 30 days before Election Day.
- By Mail: Received 30 days before Election Day. If that day is a Sunday, then the deadline is 29 days before Election Day.
- Online: 30 days before Election Day.
Early Voting starts 14 days before Election Day and ends 7 days before Election Day.
President: There is NO candidate running for president in 2018.
Senator: There is NO candidate running for the senate in 2018.
On November 6th voters will elect six candidates to serve in the US House, one from each of the state’s six congressional districts. In Louisiana, all candidates, regardless of party affiliation, run in the general election. If a candidate receives at least 50 percent of the vote in the general election, he or she wins outright. If no candidate reaches that threshold, a runoff election, on Dec. 8th, is held between the top two vote-getters.
The Democratic candidates running US House of Representative from Louisiana for 2018 are:
District 1:Jim Francis or Tammy Savoie or Lee Ann Dugas; District 2:Cedric Richmond (I); District 3:Phillip Conner or Mildred “Mimi” Methvin or Verone Thomas; District 4:Ryan Trundle; District 5: No Democrat; District 6:Justin DeWitt or Andie Saizan.
State Executive Level
Louisiana will Not hold the elections for Govenor, Lt. governor, attorney general, or treasurer
The only executive positions open in 2018 are for secretary of State and Public service commission. The deadline to file is July 20th and the election is on Nov. 6th.
The democratic candidate for Sec. of State is: Renee Fontenot Free.
I do not know the democratic candidate that is running.
State senate – There is NO state senate seat up for election in 2018.
The next election will be held on October 12, 2019 (the primary election), and the general election runoff will be held on November 16, 2019. The candidate filing deadline for candidates is August 8, 2019. The Louisiana State Senate is one of seven state legislative chambers holding elections in 2019.
State House of Representatives – There is NO state house seat up for election in 2018.
The next Elections for the office of Louisiana of Representatives will take place in 2019. The primary election will be held on October 12, 2019, and the general election runoff will be held on November 16, 2019. The candidate filing deadline for candidates is August 8, 2019.
Counties Level: There are NO county elections in 2018.
School Board elections:
|2018 Louisiana School Board Elections|
|District||Primary Election||General Election||Runoff Election||Regular term length||Seats up for election||Total board seats||2015-16 enrollment|
|Caddo Parish Public Schools||N/A||11/6/2018||N/A||4||12||12||40,356|
|Calcasieu Parish Public Schools||N/A||11/6/2018||N/A||4||15||15||32,208|
|East Baton Rouge Parish School System||N/A||11/6/2018||N/A||4||9||9||41,617|
|Jefferson Parish Public Schools||N/A||11/6/2018||N/A||4||9||9||48,389|
|St. Tammany Parish Public Schools||N/A||11/6/2018||N/A||4||15||15||38,069|
Six statewide ballot measures will be on the ballot in Louisiana on Nov 6, 2018.
|LRCA||Unanimous Jury Verdict for Felony Trials Amendment||Trials||Requires a unanimous jury verdict for felony trials|
|LRCA||Phase-In of Tax Increases from Property Reappraisal Amendment||Taxes||Provides for a phase-in of certain property tax increases due to reappraisal|
|LRCA||Exchange of Public Equipment and Personnel Between Political Subdivisions Amendment||Local Gov’t||Allows political subdivisions to exchange public equipment and personnel|
|LRCA||No Dedication of Transportation Trust Fund Revenue to State Police Amendment||Taxes||Provides for a phase-in of certain property tax increases due to reappraisal|
|LRCA||Felons Disqualified to Run for Office for Five Years Amendment||Elections||Prohibits felons from running for office for five years|
|LRCA||Special Assessment for Homes in Trusts Amendment||Property||Allows special assessments for certain homes in trusts|
In addition to statewide ballot measures, each of the 64 parishes will vote a Fantasy Sports Contests Measure.