Registrar lists details on senatorial election

Acadia Parish Registrar of Voters Billie J. Meyer has released information to parish voters regarding the upcoming special election to fill the Senate District 26 seat vacated by the recent resignation of Nick Gautreaux.

A meeting of the Acadia Parish Board of Election Supervisors will be held in the Registrar of Voters Ofice, 568 W. Court Circle in Crowley at 10.00 am on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, to draw the Commissioners for the February 19, 2011 Special Election for Senatorial District 26.

This meeting shall be open to the public.

Registration deadline

The last day for persons to register to vote in the February 19, 2011 Special Election for Senatorial District 26 will be Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at 4:30 p.m.

Regular office hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 p.m.. Monday through Friday, in the Registrar of Voters Office, 568 NW Court Circle in Crowley.

Proper identification required for registering to vote is one of the following documents: Current Louisiana Driver’s License, Current Louisiana Identification Card, Birth Certificate and/or Baptismal Certificate.

For any additional information, please call the Registrar’s Office at 788-8841.

Early voting set

Early voting for the Feb. 19, 2011, Special Election for Senatorial District 26, will be Saturday, Feb. 5, and Monday, Feb.7 Through Saturday, Feb.12, 2011. Office hours will be 8:30 am to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Just a reminder to the voters, proper identification is required during early voting. Please bring the following with you when you come in: Current Louisiana Driver’s License or Current Louisiana Identification Card and your voter identification card.

Voters who require assistance during early voting or when they go to their voting precinct on Election day are required to bring a Physician’s certificate or excuse stating the reason they need assistance. This document is to be given to the Registrar or to the Commissioner in charge to be delivered to the Registrar.

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