Register to vote for upcoming March 25 election


Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. for the Municipal Primary Election Saturday, March 25. The last day to register to vote in person or by mail is Wednesday, Feb. 22 by 4:30 p.m. The last day to register to vote online is Saturday, March 4 by 11:59 p.m.

Parishwide Taxing District Election:
Library-Renewal-8 Mills for 10 years
Health Unit-Renewal-3 Mills for 10 years
Public Buildings Maintenance-Renewal-3 Mills for 10 years

Taxing District Election:
Road District 40-Renewal-5 Mills for 10 years

Early voting for all interested voters will be conducted in the Registrar of Voters office Saturday, March 11 and Monday-Saturday, March 13-18 from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Absentee voting by mail is intended for voters who will be out of the parish on Election Day and the week of Early Voting, or if the person is over 65 or has mobility impaired ID card (must provide a copy). Fax requests to 318-357-2212 or mail to: Registrar of Voters, P.O. Box 677, Natchitoches, LA 71458.

The last day to make a written request for an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday, March 21. A written request form can be downloaded at under “Elections.” Click on the “Vote” link; click on “application to vote by mail.” Your written request must include: voter’s name, Natchitoches Parish address, date of birth, social security number or driver’s license number, reason the ballot is being requested, the election date (March 25, 2017), address to mail ballot and voter’s signature.

Ballots must be returned to the Registrar’s Office by 4:30 p.m. the day before the election. Military and Overseas: Ballots must be returned to the Registrar’s Office before noon on election day. Call 318-357-2211 for additional information.