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Election Information

  • Elections are held as scheduled by the Office of the Secretary of State. The Clerk of Court encourages residents of Ascension Parish to serve as Election Commissioners at the various voting precincts.Interested persons must attend one evening session to become certified as a Commissioner. Schools for new Commissioners are generally held twice a year. An Election Commissioner shall receive $200.00 for each election in which he/she serves.
  • A person interested in becoming a certified Commissioner must possess the following qualifications:

    1. Be a qualified voter of  Ascension Parish who is not entitled to assistance in voting.
    2. Not have been convicted of an election offense.
  • A person interested in becoming a Commissioner-in-Charge must posses the same qualifications as a Commissioner and also shall have successfully completed a general course of instruction for  Commissioner-in-Charge and shall have served as a  Commissioner in at least two elections during the last four years. Commissioner-in-Charge school is held once a year during the period beginning August 1st through the end of December. A Commissioner-in-Charge shall receive $250.00 for each election in which he serves.
  • If you are interested in becoming a Commissioner, contact Stacy Sagona by e-mail at ssagona@ascensionclerk.com  or by phone at 473-9866 or 621-8400 ext. 223 with your name, address and phone number.
  • If you need information about absentee voting or voter registration, contact the Ascension Parish Registrar of Voters at  225-621-5780
  • To locate your polling location go to https://voterportal.sos.la.gov or download the mobile app GeauxVote.
  • Election dates remaining for 2019: October 12 and November 16. 
  • Election dates scheduled for 2020:  April 4, May 9, November 3, and December 5. 
  • Dates are subject to change by the Legislature.  Please call our office if you have a question about a particular election.

DATES FOR NEW ELECTION COMMISSIONER SCHOOLS SCHEDULED

 

Bridget Hanna, Clerk of Court, announced this week that her office will be conducting schools to certify NEW Election Commissioners.  Those Election Commissioners presently certified do not have to attend this course of instruction.  The Gonzales sessions will be held at the Courthouse Annex, Bldg. 2, 828 So. Irma Blvd. on Monday, July 15, 2019 and Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.  The Donaldsonville session will be held at the Courthouse, 300 Houmas St., on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.  Attendance is required at one session only.  A certified Commissioner who serves on Election Day will receive $200.00.  Any qualified voter who is able to perform the essential duties as described in the informational pamphlet developed by the La. Secretary of State pursuant to 18:421(C) and who has not be convicted of an election offense may be selected as a Commissioner provided that he or she has been certified through successful attendance at commissioner school.