Election Information

Elections are held as scheduled by the Louisiana Secretary of State. As the parish’s Chief Election Officer and Custodian of voting machines, the Clerk of Court plays a vital role in the election process. The Clerk oversees all elections, election equipment, and election personnel and is responsible for the delivery and pickup of all voting machines to and from each precinct. Assumption Parish has 30 precincts currently.

UPCOMING ELECTION INFORMATION

  • Presidential Preference Primary & Municipal Primary Election: March 23, 2024    
  • Municipal General Election: April 27, 2024  
  • Qualifying Period: December 13-15, 2023

The following is important information for the Saturday, March 23, 2024, Presidential Preference Primary Election: 

  • The qualifying period for candidates is December 13-15, 2023. Local and municipal candidates qualify with the Clerk of Court in the parish in which they are registered to vote. Federal and state candidates qualify at the Louisiana State Archives located at 3851 Essen Lane 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.
  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is February 21.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is March 2.
  • Early voting is March 9 through March 16 (excluding Sunday, March 10) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee ballot is March 19 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters). You can request an absentee ballot online through the 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 March 22 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).
  • On election day, the polls are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

The following is important information for the Saturday, April 27, 2024, Municipal General Election:

  • The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is March 27.
  • The deadline to register to vote through the GeauxVote Online Registration System is April 6.
  • Early voting is April 13 through April 20 (excluding Sunday, April 14) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • The deadline to request an absentee ballot is April 23 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 April 26 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).
  • On election day, the polls are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION COMMISSIONER CLASSES

Election Commissioner Training will be held on TBD, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse located at 4809 HWY 1, Napoleonville, LA. Attendance at only one class is mandatory. New Commissioners must complete the training in person. Returning Commissioners and Commissioners in Charge may complete the training online by accessing the link below. A copy of the certificate of completion must be submitted to the Clerk of Court’s office by email or fax. The deadline for completion is TBD.

Election Commission Training and Examination

Commissioner in Charge of Training and Examination

Informational Pamphlet

PPE- Guidelines for Commissioners

Please email or fax the certificate of completion to:

ehebert@assumptionclerk.com  OR ssierra@assumptionclerk.com

FAX: (985) 369-2032

If you attend a prior training class to become a commissioner, the pay for a commissioner is $200.00, and for a commissioner in charge is $250.00.

A new commissioner school is held at least once a year, and the commissioner-in-charge school is held once a year usually in December. At the end of a four-year term of the Clerk of Court, everyone must be re-certified. To become a Commissioner in Charge, you must have served as a commissioner in at least two (2) prior elections during the past four years. The Commissioner in Charge is responsible for all the duties and for all commissioners in his/her precinct including delivering the votes to the Clerk of Court on election night.

WE WANT YOU! If you wish to become a commissioner, click here to contact us with your name, address, and phone number, or call (985) 369-6653 to speak to our Election Department.