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NEWORLEANS - Election Day is two weeks away from Tuesday, and residents that want to avoid long lines on November 6 can begin voting early.

There are 2.9 million voters in Louisiana, according to Secretary of State Tom Schedler.

Orleans Parish accounts for 243,000 of the registered voters, including 150,000 Democrats and 28,000 Republicans.

The early voting turnout may be an indication of what is to come.

Early voting runs through October 30, excluding Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The ballot is complex and includes nine constitutional amendments, a number of races and issues, such as the renewal of the Crescent City Connection tolls.

Registrar Sandra Wilson warned residents of lines.


  • Orleans: New Orleans City Hall, Algiers Courthouse, 8870 Chef Menteur Highway
  • Jefferson: Yenni Building, Charles Odom Sr. Service Center in Marrero, 408 Minor St. in Kenner
  • St. Tammany: Justice Center in Covington, The Towers Building in Slidell, Parish Council Building in Mandeville
  • St Charles:Courthouse on the Westbank, Arterbury Building on the Eastbank

Those voting at New Orleans City Hall can park across the street in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome parking garage six. Residents will receive an early voting sticker that can be shown to the attendant on the way out.

Get more early voting location information.

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