Developed by the ACLU of Louisiana and Louisiana Trans Advocates
According to the Williams Institute, 58% of Louisiana’s transgender population may face barriers to voting in the 2020 presidential election. Below are a few common issues faced by transgender people at the polls, along with resources to help you vote comfortably and confidently in Louisiana.
Deadlines for the Dec. 5 runoff election:
- Registration Deadline: Nov. 14 is the deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System (www.GeauxVote.com)
- Early Voting: Early voting is Nov. 20-28 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (excluding Sunday, Nov. 22, Thursday, Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving) and Friday, Nov. 27 (Acadian Day).
- Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot: The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot is 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 1. Mail ballots must be received by your registrar of voters by Dec. 4 at 4:30 p.m.
- Election Day: Election Day is Dec. 5, 2020. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Problems voting? Call the Election Protection Hotline: