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
1300 Perdido Street, Room 1W24
New Orleans, LA 70112
Chef Menteur Voting Machine Warehouse Site
Lake Vista Community Center
The races in Orleans Parish are as follows:
Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
Judge Civil District Court
State House District 93