Qualifying for elections set for July 20-22

Qualifying has been set for the Tuesday, Nov. 8, Open Congressional Primary Election.

Offices on the ballot include:


U.S. Senator*

U. S. Representative* District 3

Court of Appeal Judge* Districts 3, 2, 2B

Public Service Commissioner* District 4

Other items on the ballot:

Eight Constitutional Amendments

By Parish:

Cameron Parish School Board Members (All Districts)

Constable Justice of the Peace Ward 6

Other items on the ballot:

Two parishwide propostitions

Qualifying Info

Qualifying dates and times in Cameron Parish are Wednesday through Friday, July 20-22 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Appointments must be made by calling 337-775-5316. The address is 119 Smith Circle, Room 21.

*Candidates qualify in Baton Rouge at the Secretary of State’s office

The following is important information for the Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 Open Congressional Primary Election:

The qualifying period for candidates is July 20-22. Local and municipal candidates qualify with the clerk of court in the parish in which they are registered to vote (contact your local clerk of court for office hours).

Federal and state candidates qualify in the executive offices of Secretary of State, Kyle Ardoin at 8585 Archives Ave. in Baton Rouge between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Qualifying fees must be paid in the form of cash; certified or cashier’s check on a state or national bank or credit union; U.S. postal money order; or money order issued by a state or national bank or credit union and must be accompanied by the qualifying form.

Voting Info

The deadline to register to vote in person, by mail or at the OMV Office is Oct. 11.

The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is Oct. 18.

Early voting is Oct. 25 through Nov. 1 (excluding Sunday, Oct. 30) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Nov. 4 by 4:30 p.m (other than military and overseas voters). You can request an absentee ballot online through our Voter Portal or in writing through your Registrar of Voters Office.

The deadline for a registrar of voters to receive a voted absentee ballot is Nov. 7 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

On election day, the polls are open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m.