Louisiana’s fall elections have been rescheduled due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida

Shreveport, LA – According to the state officials, the Oct. 9 elections would be postponed to Nov. 13 and the Nov. 13 elections to Dec. 11.

Ladies and gentlemen, announcements about the emergency certification and election-related deadlines are coming.

On Wednesday, the Secretary of State’s Office confirmed that the election would be postponed.

Louisiana Secretary of State, Kyle Ardoin, said:

“This will allow our staff and local partners more time to properly prepare for a statewide election while ensuring the integrity of our election processes and that our voters’ traditional voting habits are as undisturbed as possible.”