For Immediate Release
Release Date: 08/14/2017
Voter Registration Week - either update or registration need before fall elections
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 14, 2017
To commemorate Voter Registration Week, Registrar of Voters Steve Raborn is reminding citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish to make sure they are registered to vote and to either register or update their registration as needed before the fall elections.
The Registrar of Voters Office will also be conducting a voter registration drive during Voter Registration Week, August 21st through 25th. Citizens who need to register to vote or update their registration may do so online at www.GeauxVote.com or in person at the Registrar of Voters office or at the voter drive conducted at branches of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library.
In order to provide East Baton Rouge Parish citizens an opportunity to register to vote near their home or workplace, the Registrar’s office will visit library branches during the week of August 21st through 25th from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM on the following dates:
August 21 Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library – 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.
August 21 Scotlandville Branch Library – 7373 Scenic Hwy.
August 22 Central Branch Library – 11260 Joor Rd.
August 22 Fairwood Branch Library – 12910 Old Hammond Hwy.
August 22 Zachary Branch Library – 1900 Church St.
August 23 Carver Branch Library – 720 Terrace St.
August 23 Delmont Gardens Branch Library – 3351 Lorraine St.
August 23 Main Library – 7711 Goodwood Blvd.
August 24 Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library – 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Rd.
August 24 Eden Park Branch Library – 5131 Greenwell Springs Rd.
August 24 Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library – 11300 Greenwell Springs Rd.
August 25 Jones Creek Regional Branch Library – 6222 Jones Creek Rd.
August 25 Baker Branch Library – 3501 Groom Rd.
Applicants registering to vote in person should bring valid identification that establishes identity, age, and residency. You must submit your current Louisiana driver’s license, if you have one, or your birth certificate or other documentation which reasonably and sufficiently establishes your identity, age, and residency. If you have no picture ID, you may bring a utility bill, payroll check, or government document that includes your name and address.
To cast a ballot in the upcoming October 14, 2017 election, the last day to register to vote in-person or by mail is September 13, 2017. September 23, 2017 is the last day to register to vote online through the www.GeauxVote.com website. Early Voting will be held September 30 through October 7, 2017.
Voters may check the status of their registration at www.GeauxVote.com or by calling the Registrar of Voters Office at 389-3940.