Elections

The Clerk of Court is the Chief Elections Officer for Lafourche Parish, the Custodian of Voting Machines and a member of the Board of Election Supervisors. The Clerk and her staff have many election responsibilities including qualifying local and municipal candidates, conducting commissioner certification and training and coordinating and administering all elections in Lafourche Parish and the tabulation of votes.

  • Candidate Information: The Clerk of Court qualifies candidates for local and municipal elections.  For information about qualifying as a candidate for election contact the Secretary of State.

Voting

To find out where to vote contact the Registrar of Voters at (985) 447-3256

Click here to see your what’s on your ballot.

Click here for Election Results.

Click here for 2017 Election Calendar


Election Commissioners

The Clerk of Court is responsible for recruiting, training and providing certified election commissioners for each election in Lafourche Parish. Election commissioners are a vital part in enabling our citizens to exercise their right to vote.

The basic qualifications to serve as an election commissioner is as follows:

  • Be a qualified voter who is not marked for assistance and who does not require the use of the audio ballot in voting;
  • Not be a candidate in the election;
  • Not have been convicted of an election offense

For more information on serving contact Tara Ledet in the elections department at 985-447-4841.

Serving on election day pays!

  • Commissioner-In-Charge can earn $250.00
  • Commissioners can earn $200

Watch the Commissioner Training Video from the Louisiana Secretary of State below: