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 Summer Meyers by e-mail at  Summer@ascensioncourthouse.org  or by phone at 473-9866 or 621-8400 ext. 334 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 2023: October 14th and November 18th.
  • Dates are subject to change by the Legislature.  Please call our office if you have a question about a particular election.


Bridget Hanna, Clerk of Court for Ascension Parish, announced this week the dates for qualifying as a candidate for the March 23, 2024 election.  Qualifying will be held on December 13, 14 and 15, 2023, from 8:30 a.m.until 4:30 p.m. at the Clerk's Office located at 607 E. Worthey St., Gonzales, or 300 Houmas St., Donaldsonville.

Qualifying will be held for the following offices:  Democratic State Central Committee Member; Republican State Central Committee Member; Democratic Parish Executive Committee Member; and Republican Parish Executive Committee Member.

The cost for qualifying for each office is $112.50.  Fees are payable in cash, cashier's check, or money order made payable to the Ascension Parish Clerk of Court.

The primary election is scheduled for March 23, 2024, and the general election is scheduled for April 27, 2024.  Any questions concerning this election should be directed to the Clerk's Office at (225) 473-9866 or (225) 621-8400, ext. 334.