Reminders before heading to the polls on May 4

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BATON ROUGE — Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding everyone that Saturday, May 4 is Election Day in 27 parishes.

In Bossier Parish, residents will be deciding whether to approve two property tax millages, one for a 22.94 mills for funding pay raises for teachers and classified employees, and 3.22 mills for a dedicated fund source for technology improvements

In preparation for Saturday’s Election Day activities, Secretary Ardoin is encouraging voters to remember:

  • Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Anyone in line at 8 p.m. will be allowed to vote.
  • Voters can find their polling location and sample ballot by downloading the GeauxVote Mobile app for smartphones or by visitingwww.GeauxVote.com.
  • Voters can also sign up for text alerts via GeauxVote Mobile.
  • Voters should bring an ID with them to vote (Louisiana driver’s license, Louisiana Special ID card, a generally recognized picture identification card with name and signature such as a passport or a digital license via LA Wallet). Voters without an ID will be required to fill out an affidavit, but will be allowed to vote.
  • Election results can be viewed in real-time via GeauxVote Mobile or the secretary of state’s website at www.sos.la.gov.

For more information, contact our Elections Division at 800.883.2805 or elections@sos.la.gov.