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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 scheduled for 2020:  July 11, August 15, 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.

ELECTION COMMISSIONERS NEEDED!!

ASCENSION PARISH NEEDS YOU!  If you are interested in becoming an election commissioner use the link below to take our training and complete the test. Qualifictions:  You must be a registered voter who does not require assistance in voting and have not been convicted of an election offense.  Please follow all instructions.  Your test results must be emailed to bhanna@ascensionclerk.com or mailed to our office at 815 E. Worthey St., Gonzales, LA 70737.  In order to work for the November 3rd election you must send us your test results no later than September 15, 2020.  If you have any questions call Jeremy at (225) 621-8400, ext. 304.

Link for online training:  https://bit.ly/C-Testing

In person classes are scheduled as follows:

Gonzales: Sept 8th at 6 p.m., Sept. 9th at 6 p.m. and Sept. 10th at 2 p.m.  All classes will be held at the Gonzales Civic Center.

 Donaldsonville:  Sept. 1st at 6 p.m. and Sept. 3rd at 2 p.m.  All classes will be held at the Courthouse in Donaldsonville.

 You must call Jeremy at (225) 62108400, ext. 304 to schedule an in person class.

Attendance is required at one class only.