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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu


Updated: November 12, 2014

Important news regarding the December 6th Election:

Early Voting Dates:  Early voting will be November 22nd-29th, excluding Sunday the 23rd, Thursday (Thanksgiving Day) the 27th, and Friday the 28th.  Hours of operation will be from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Early Voting Locations:  Early voting locations include: City Hall, Algiers Court House, Chef Menteur Warehouse, and Spanish Fort Community Center (addresses can be found on our Early Voting tab found on the left side on this page.

Opportunity to register to vote for this election has now passed.  Please register now in preparation for upcoming elections.

Request Mail Ballot:  Deadline to request absentee mail by ballot is December 2nd.  Please be reminded to submit your request as soon as possible to ensure you meet the deadline.  All absentee ballots are due by December 5th, 4:30 p.m. (excluding military and overseas).  To submit a request you may print a application to vote by mail, complete, and send to 1300 Perdido 1W23, New Orleans, LA 70112.  To submit a request electronically, you will need a Louisiana ID/driver’s license.  Visit Louisiana Voter Portal.  Directions:  Identify yourself by voter, select election information in the top tool bar, select online absentee request in left menu, and follow prompts to complete request.  You should receive a confirmation when complete.  If you experience problems, please call 504.658.8300. 

Sample Ballot:  To view a sample ballot, you must visit Review Your Sample Ballot page supported by Secretary of State.  Select the election date, December 6, 2014, and select your ward and precinct.  Your ward and precinct can be found on your voter id card or you can call us at 504.658.8300. 

IMPORTANT--Voters who have moved to New Orleans and were registered to vote in a different state, should cancel their voter registration in that state to avoid being registered to vote in more than one state


*New and permanent early voting site is located at the Lake Vista Community Center, 6500 Spanish Fort Blvd, 2nd floor meeting room.  This site replaces the temporary Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) site


Photo taken 10/15/14: Our team member, Mrs. Linda Tunson, assisting a resident at at one of the nursing homes that actively participates in our Absentee Program. 



Photo taken 10/15/14: Registrar of Voters partnering with the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta to prepare our newest registered voters of Eleanor McMain High School for early voting this election. 

Orleans Registrar of Voters Office

The Registrar of Voters' Office safeguards each citizen's basic right to vote and is a non-partisan, parochial office responsible for:

  • Voter registration and the update of voter registration documents onto the statewide community network
  • The administration and enforcement of the laws, and the rules and regulations of the Secretary of State relating to the registration of such voters
  • Responsible for Early Voting and Early Voting Sites
  • Absentee by Mail Voting, including 65+ Program
  • Voting at Nursing Homes
  • Voting for Military and Citizens Overseas
  • The administering of special programs for persons with disabilities
  • Community outreach efforts to promote voter education and participation
  • Serving as the "nexus" for election information
  • Providing execellent, customer friendly, public service to the citizens of New Orleans. 


Inactive Voters in Orleans Parish

If your name appeared on the inactive voter list, your registration address was not verified by our office.  If your residential address or address where you receive mail has changed from the address used when you registered to vote or on your voter registration record, please update your residential address online at .  You may also change it by mail or in person at our office in City Hall, Room 1W24. 




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