Qualifying for Nov. 8 elections set for this month

Published 10:43 am Friday, July 15, 2022

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Qualifying for the Nov. 8 open congressional primary election will be held from Wednesday, July 20, through Friday, July 22, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Local and municipal candidates qualify with the clerk of court in the parish in which they are registered to vote. All candidates for state and federal office will qualify at the Louisiana State Archives located at 3851 Essen Lane in Baton Rouge. Hours of operation for the secretary of state are 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily. Candidates are encouraged to check with their local clerk of court for specific parish hours.

Pursuant to Act 312 of the 2020 Regular Session and Act 35 of the 2022 Regular Session, qualifying candidates will be required to provide an email address and present a valid Louisiana driver’s license or Louisiana identification card. For more information on qualifying, visit the secretary of state’s website online at www.sos.la.gov.