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 Sagonna 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.
  • Several polling place locations have changed or been added due to the 2014 Mandated School Board Reapportionment and also in an effort to reduce the numbers of voters at locations in high population growth areas in the parish. Everyone that is affected should have received a new voter registration card in the mail. Click here for a list of polling changes
  • Possible election dates scheduled for 2017: March 25, April 29, October 14 & November 18. Dates are subject to change by the Legislature.  Please call our office if you have a question about a particular election date.

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Qualifying for candidates for the special election for State Representative, 58th Rep. District, will be held July 12, 13 and 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Clerk's Office, 815 E. Worthey St., Gonzales or 300 Houmas St., Donaldsonville. The cost for qualifying is $450.00 for those registered as Democrat or Republican and $225.00 for all others payable in cash, cashier's check or money order to the Ascension Parish Clerk of Court. The primary election is scheduled for Saturday, Octo...
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