Today is deadline to request absentee ballot

Today is deadline to request absentee ballot

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - If you're headed to the SWAC Championship game in Houston or going to be out of town on other business this weekend,  you don't have to miss voting in the runoff election Saturday.

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You can vote absentee.  The deadline to get an absentee ballot is today, Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m.

Meg Casper with the Secretary of State's office says you can apply for the absentee ballot online at

and receive it in the mail or apply in person at the your parish registrar's office and the ballot will be mailed or faxed to you. The ballot must be returned to the office by 4:30 p.m. Friday.

For more information, go to

or call (225) 922-2880.

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