Thinking About Running for Office?

Information on the Next Election

Primary: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

General: Saturday, December 10, 2022

What is on the Ballot:

  • U.S. Senator
  • U.S. Representative
  • Associate Justice (Supreme Court), 6th Supreme Court District of Louisiana
  • Court of Appeal Judge, 1st Circuit, 1st District, Divisions B and D
  • School Board Members (now only 9 seats)
  • Mayor, City of Thibodaux
  • Councilmen, City of Thibodaux
  • Mayor, Town of Lockport
  • District Judge – 17th Judicial District, Division A

Signing up for Candidacy

  • When: July 20, July 21, and July 22, 2022
  • Where: Lafourche Parish Clerk of Court Thibodaux Office, 303 West 3rd Street, Thibodaux LA 70301
  • Times: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


OfficeFee (no party)Fee (Democrat or Republican)
School Board$115.00$230.00
City of Thibodaux Mayor$75.00$150.00
City of Thibodaux Councilman$75.00$150.00
Town of Lockport Mayor$40.00$80.00
District Judge – 17th Judicial District, Division A$300.00$600.00

*Senator, Representative, Associate Justice & Court of Appeal Judges qualify with the Secretary of State’s Office.

*The qualifying fees shall be paid in cash or by certified or cashier’s check on a state or national bank or credit union, United States Postal money order, or money order issued by a state or national bank or credit union. (R.S. 18:464)