MONROE, La. (KNOE) — The 2022 midterm elections are right around the corner, and you might be wondering what exactly is on the ballot.
Various things that would be specialized in your area could be on your ballot. For example, if you live in Lincoln Parish, you cannot vote for a candidate running for office in Ouachita Parish.
Read the list below for step-by-step instructions on accessing a sample ballot designed just for you.
- Visit sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/Pages/default.aspx
- At the top right of the page you will see “quick links”. Hover over it to find the “voter portal”. Click on the voter portal
- Once you’re at this step, you’ll have the option to search by voter, search by parish, or view election results. To see the exact ballot you will see in the voting boothclick on “search by voter”.
- Once you are at this stage, you will need to enter your first name, last name, postal code and month/year of birth.
- You are now in your personal voting portal! Here you will be able to see your early voting location, Election Day voting location, sample ballot, election dates, and more.
The Secretary of State’s website states: “This is a sample ballot provided as a convenience to voters two weeks before an election to mark and print for in-person voting and may not contain of disqualified candidates. This is not an official ballot, and the Office of the Secretary of State does not store or track selections made on the ballot details screen.
Early voting in Louisiana began Oct. 25 and will end Nov. 1. Election day is November 8. To find out where to vote, visit your election portal.
Arkansas and Mississippi don’t have this same feature on their Secretary of State websites, but you can still find general information about the ballot.
For more information on Arkansas ballots, visit the Arkansas Secretary of State website.
For more information on Mississippi ballots, visit the Mississippi Secretary of State website.
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