Data News Weekly Encourages Everyone to Get Out and Vote

By Edwin Buggage

The citizens of New Orleans will again be going to the polls on March 24, 2018, the primary for a special election with runoff elections if necessary on April 28th. Three seats are on the ballot: Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal, Civil District Court and State House District 93, that includes the French Quarter, parts of Treme’, the 7th Ward, Mid City, Central City and the Garden District.

Early voting begins March 10th-17th; we have listed below a sample of what’s on the ballot in the races in Orleans Parish.

As Data News Weekly continues on it’s over a half-century mission of being “The People’s Paper” we encourage you to get out and vote and have a hand in the shaping of New Orleans and let your voices be heard.

Early Important Dates for March 24th Election

Feb. 21, 2018: Last day to register to vote in person & by mail

March 3, 2018: Last day to register to vote (online) 

March 10-17, 2018: Early voting, 8:30am-6pm

Voters who need help finding their polling location can call (504) 658-8300 or use the Louisiana Voter Portal.


Important Dates for April 28th Election

March 28, 2018: Last day to register to vote in person & by mail

April 7, 2018: Last day to register to vote (online) 

April 14-21, 2018: Early voting, 8:30am-6pm


Early Voting Sites

City Hall

1300 Perdido Street, Room 1W24

New Orleans, LA 70112


Algiers Courthouse

225 Morgan Street, Room 105

New Orleans, LA 70114


Chef Menteur Voting Machine Warehouse Site

8870 Chef Menteur Highway

New Orleans, LA 70126


Lake Vista Community Center

6500 Spanish Fort Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70124


The races in Orleans Parish are as follows:

Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal

Dale Atkins

Robin Pittman


Judge Civil District Court

Ellen Hazeur

Taetrece Harrison

Richard Perque


State House District 93

Eldon Anderson

Kenny Bordes

Royce Duplessis

Danil Faust

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