Registrar of Voters

Welcome to the Rapides Parish Registrar of Voters.

The purpose of this internet site is to provide Rapides Parish citizens and voters with voter registration/election information. On this website, you will find information about voter registration, the number of registered voters in the parish, recent election results, current precincts and links that will direct you to the Louisiana Secretary of State website. These links will enable you to register to vote online and give you further information as to early/absentee voting, military voting, what is on the ballot and other important voting information.

Registrar

Linda Stewart

Registrar of Voters

701 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: 318-473-6770
Fax: 318-473-6601

Email: rapidesrov@sos.la.gov  

Office Staff:


  • Linda Stewart

    Registrar of Voters

  • Sandy Bonnette

    Chief Deputy

  • Juanita Powell

    Confidential Assistant

  • Denise Kelso

    Administrative Coordinator 3

  • Sherri Melder

    Administrative Coordinator 2

  • Iris Scott

    Administrative Coordinator

2020 Elections

Date of Election February 29 April 4 November 3 December 5
Type of Election Presidential Preference Primary
Municipal Primary
Municipal General Open Primary
Presidential
Congressional
Open General
Congressional
Deadline: Specials 11/6/2019 n/a 6/17/2020 n/a
Deadline: Propositions 11/6/2019 2/10/2020 6/17/2020 10/12/2020
Qualifying Dates 12/4/2019 - 12/6/2019 n/a 7/15/2020 - 7/17/2020 n/a
In Person/By Mail Registration Deadline 1/29/2020 3/4/2020 10/5/2020 11/4/2020
Geaux Vote Online Registration Deadline 2/8/2020 3/14/2020 10/13/2020 11/14/2020

Deadline to Request a
Mail Ballot from Registrar
(other than Military and Overseas)

**2/26/2020 3/31/2020 10/30/2020 12/1/2020
Deadline for Registrar to Receive
Voted Mail Ballot
(other than Military and Overseas)
2/28/2020 4/3/2020 11/2/2020 12/4/2020
Early Voting Begins 2/15/2020 3/21/2020 10/20/2020 *11/20/2020
Early Voting Ends 2/22/2020 3/28/2020 10/27/2020 11/28/2020

IMPORTANT NOTES

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 11/3/20 QUALIFYING DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • Recognized political party candidates are certified to SOS by state central committee prior to 4:30 p.m. on 8/18/2020. lfnot timely certified by state central committee, then national chairman of Democratic/Republican Party certifies presidential candidates to SOS prior to 4:30 p.m. on 8/21/2020.
  • Other presidential candidates - Qualifying period begins 7/21/2020, ends 4:30 p.m. 8/21/2020.

**Deadline to Request a Mail Ballot from Registrar advanced one day due to the state observed holiday for Mardi Gras. (R.S. 18: I 307(8)(2))
*Early voting advanced one day due to the state observed holiday for Thanksgiving and Acadian Day. (Act 83, 2016 R.S.)

DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY THE LEGISLATURE

For other election information go to www.sos.la.gov