Early voting for 2016 presidential primaries begins Saturday in Louisiana

Early voting for 2016 presidential primaries begins Saturday in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Early voting, the first chance for voters to chime in on the 2016 presidential election, begins Saturday, February 19.

The polls open at 8:30 a.m. and will run through Saturday, February 27. Note that polling places will be closed on Sunday.

A number of races are considered closed, meaning democrats can only vote in the democratic primaries, and republicans can only vote in republican primaries. Be sure to research what will be at the polls before you vote to know what races qualify as closed.

For more information about dates and times, visit the Secretary of State's website HERE.

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