Officials remind public about voter registration deadline ahead of gubernatorial election

Published: Sep. 23, 2023 at 11:36 AM CDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials are reminding members of the public that Saturday, September 23, is the deadline to register to vote online through

Saturday is also the deadline to make any changes to your voter registration.

The deadline applies for anyone looking to cast a ballot in the election on Saturday, October 14, in Louisiana.

Voters can expect state races, parish races, judicial offices, and constitutional amendments to be on the ballot. State races include the race for governor in Louisiana.

WAFB will host its gubernatorial debate on Tuesday, September 26, from the University of New Orleans campus. The debate will air on television stations across Louisiana.

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Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, the front-runner in the race for governor, announced that he will not appear in the debate on Tuesday, September 25.

To qualify for the debate, candidates had to score 5% or higher in a recent Gray-commissioned poll.

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