Voting Access

Louisiana’s GOP lawmakers now support COVID-19 accommodations for upcoming elections

Two state legislative committees on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed emergency election plan that would offer mail-in ballots and other coronavirus-related accommodations for voters...

Louisiana governor vetoes changes to the emergency election plan process

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed Wednesday legislation that would have changed the process for implementing an emergency election plan like the one used over...

Voter who sued Louisiana for ballot access says voting should always...

When Jennifer Harding started caretaking for her mother, father and grandmother in March, she and her family started isolating from the rest of the...

Election generators cause argument between New Orleans mayor and sec. of...

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin spent Sunday accusing one another of failing to make sure all the...

Polling places may be relocated due to Zeta

State and local officials are working to figure out how much damage Hurricane Zeta caused to polling locations across Southeast Louisiana and if any...

Bill is overhauled to streamline emergency election plans and expand early...

A bill that initially would have removed the governor’s power to veto emergency election plans underwent wholesale changes Tuesday with an amendment that would...

Early voting begins in Louisiana

The early voting period for the November election began at 8 a.m. Friday morning, and reports of long lines and people waiting several hours...

Republican ‘hyper partisan’ attempt to curtail governor’s power could decrease access...

When state Sen. Sharon Hewitt was taking questions from her Senate colleagues Oct. 1 about a bill she’d drafted to weaken the governor’s role...

Louisiana attorney general blocked millions in grant money awarded to parish...

Correction: A previous version of this story quoted Rep. Barry Ivey, R-Central, but Rep. Ivey was not at Wednesday's House and Governmental Affairs Committee....

Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act opened floodgates for new...

It hadn’t even been a day since the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled one of the pillars of voting rights in America, and North Carolina...

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