Early voting for Nov. 8 elections begins Tuesday
Early voting for the Nov. 8 elections will be from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. from this Tuesday to next Tuesday (Oct. 25-Nov. 1), with no voting on Sunday, in the Registrar of Voters Office on the second floor of the Avoyelles Courthouse in Marksville, Registrar Gloria Moreau said.
The deadline for voters to request an absentee mail-in ballot is Nov. 4. The last day for the registrar to receive those ballots is Nov. 7.
On the Nov. 8 ballot for Avoyelles Parish voters will be elections for U.S. President, U.S. senator, U.S. representative for the 5th District, associate justice of the La. Supreme Court (District 3), judge for the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal (District 1, Div. B) and Public Service Commission (District 4). There are also six proposed constitutional amendments.
Local offices to be decided on the ballot include Hessmer police chief; mayor and District 4 alderman in Simmesport; and mayor, District 1 alderman, District 4 alderman and police chief in Cottonport.
For more information, call the Registrar of Voters Office at 253-7129.