Early voting for 5th Congressional District starts Friday, March 6th

Early voting for the Louisiana Congressional 5th District seat that was vacated a result of the death of Luke Letlow, who won the seat in the November 2020 elections, will begin on Friday, March 6th and run until March 13th. In Jackson Parish early votes can be cast at the Jackson Parish Courthouse each day from 8:30am – 6:00 pm, excluding Sunday. 

To be eligible to vote you must have one of the following:
1. Driver’s license or Louisiana wallet digital driver’s license
2. Louisiana Special ID
3. US military identification care that contains applicants name and picture
4. Some other generally recognized picture ID that contains name and signature

Voters who have no picture ID may complete and sign a Voter Identification Affidavit in order to vote; however this is subject to be challenged by law. 

Candidates who have qualified to run:

Sandra “Candy” Christophe – Democrat
Chad Conerly – Republican
“Jim” Davis – No Party
Allen Guillory –  Republican
Robert Lansden – Republican
Julia Letlow – Republican
Jaycee Magnuson – Republican
Horace Melton – Republican
M.V. “Vinny” Mendoza – Independent
Richard H. Pannell – Republican
Sancha Smith – Republican
Errol Victor Sr. – Republican

Regular election day is March 20, 2021 with a runoff election, if necessary, to take place on April, 24, 2021.




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