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The political decisions made today will affect Gen Z and Millennials more heavily than any other generation eligible to vote in this election - and the demographic strength of voters born between 1980 and 2002 rivals that of the Baby Boom generation. Realizing the potential of this demographic strength requires college students to register and vote!

College students may register to vote based on their school address or their home address.

Louisiana

Ways to Vote

  • Early Voting!

Early voting is a period before Election Day where anyone who is registered to vote can vote if they are unable to vote on Election Day. Early voting is Oct. 16-27 (excluding Sunday, Oct. 18 and Sunday, Oct. 25) from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. As long as you are in line by 7:00 p.m., you can vote! 

  • Absentee ballot

Absentee ballots (Vote by Mail) can be requested in Louisiana per the Secretary of State's website:

General and Disabled Applications: Applicants must request a ballot by 4:30 p.m. CST on Friday, October 30, the 4th day before election day. You may request an absentee by mail ballot by logging in to the Louisiana Voter Portal or completing a print and mail application.

Ballot Return Deadline: Voted ballots must be received by your parish registrar of voters by 4:30 p.m. CST on the day before election day

"If you are a student, instructor or professor located and living outside of your parish of registration, or the spouse/dependent thereof, you may apply through a General Application and once accepted by the registrar of voters, vote by mail."

Military, Overseas or Hospitalized Applications: Military personnel and/or their dependents; U.S. citizens residing outside the U.S.; or voters that are hospitalized must request their ballot by 4:30 p.m. CST on the day before election day. 

Ballot Return Deadline: Voted ballots by military personnel and/or their dependents, U.S. citizens residing outside the U.S., or voters that are hospitalized must be received by your parish registrar of voters by 8 p.m. CST on election day.

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Military, Overseas or Hospitalized Voters: Voted ballots by military personnel and/or their dependents, U.S. citizens residing outside the U.S., or voters that are hospitalized must be received by your parish registrar of voters by 8 p.m. CST on election day.

 

Other Resources

 

Texas

How to Vote

Early voting runs through October 30. Learn more

 

Arkansas

 

How to Vote

Early voting in Arkansas runs through November 2. Learn more.

 

Other States

How to vote

Live outside of Texas or Louisiana? Learn how to vote in your home state.

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