JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
September 18, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH REGISTRAR OF VOTERS ANNOUNCES
EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS FOR FALL 2023 ELECTIONS
JEFFERSON, LA – The Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Office is introducing two new temporary early voting sites to add to the five other permanent early voting locations for the upcoming Fall 2023 Gubernatorial Primary and General Elections, set to take place on October 14, 2023 and on November 18, 2023.
“Early voting presents a vital opportunity for citizens to exercise their democratic right and play an integral role in shaping the future of our community,” said the Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Dennis A. DiMarco. “The Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Office is committed to facilitating an accessible, convenient, seamless and efficient voting experience for all eligible residents, and the inclusion of temporary locations underscores this commitment.”
Early voting for the Gubernatorial Primary Election will take place Saturday, September 30, 2023 to Saturday October 7, 2023 (excluding Sunday, October 1, 2023) from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. General Election early voting will take place November 3, 2023 to November 11, 2023 (excluding Sunday, November 5, 2023 and Friday, November 10, 2023 in honor of Veteran’s Day) from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Temporary early voting locations include the East Bank Regional Library (4747 West Napoleon Ave. in Metairie) and the Marrero Community Center (1861 Ames Blvd.). Voters registered in Jefferson Parish may also cast an early vote at any of the permanent early voting locations, including the Joseph S. Yenni Building (1221 Elmwood Park Blvd. in Harahan), Charles B. Odom Building (5001 West Bank Expressway in Marrero), the Kenner-Rivertown Registrar of Voters Office (408 Minor St. in Kenner), or the Jane O'Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library (2751 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey). Voting in Grand Isle will be available on Monday, October 2, 2023 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Grand Isle Multiplex (3101 LA-1, Grand Isle, LA 70358).
According to DiMarco, “The inclusion of both permanent and temporary early voting sites exemplifies our dedication to meeting the diverse needs of our community members. The temporary locations have been strategically chosen to serve areas experiencing high voter demand and limited accessibility to the permanent sites, with the intention of minimizing wait times for voters.”
Before residents prepare to cast a vote, the Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Office is also reminding all to keep the following vital election information in mind:
- Voter Eligibility: All registered voters in Jefferson Parish are eligible to partake in early voting. Ensure voter registration is up-to-date before visiting the polls.
- Identification: Present a valid form of identification, such as a driver's license, state identification, passport, or Military ID card, upon voting.
- Preparation: Review your ballot to become familiar with candidates, amendments, etc. To find polling places and view a sample ballot, visit www.GeauxVote.com or download the GeauxVote mobile app available on iOS and Android devices.
- Accessibility: All early voting locations are ADA accessible, and provisions will be made to accommodate individuals with disabilities for a barrier-free voting experience.
For more election information, voters can visit the Louisiana Secretary of State Voter Portal at www.GeauxVote.com or contact the Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Office at East Bank, (504) 736-6191 or West Bank, (504) 349-5690. For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on social media (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
About Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Office:
The Jefferson Parish Registrar of Voters Office is dedicated to fostering fair and transparent elections within our jurisdiction. Our commitment entails facilitating voter registration, offering accurate information, and executing mail ballot and early voting elections with utmost integrity.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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