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Early voting underway for July 11 election

LAPLACE — Early voting for the Democrat and Republican Presidential Preference Primaries will continue through Saturday, July 4 in St. John the Baptist Parish. Polls are open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. during this time.
The Democrat and Republican Presidential Preference Primaries are open only to those who are registered Democrats or Republicans. Only those who are registered Democrats in State Representative District 56 will participate in the District 56 Democratic State Central Committee.
Saturday July 11 is Election Day, and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 7 is the last day to request Absentee by Mail Ballots. The Registrar of Voters must receive the absentee ballots by Friday, July 10.
The St. John Registrar of Voters is located in the Courthouse at 2393 Hwy.18 in Edgard on the West Bank and in the Government Complex at 1811 W. Airline Highway in LaPlace on the East Bank.
Anyone age 65 or older or with underlying health conditions such as cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes or other conditions with an increased risk for COVID-19 can go to www.geauxvote.com and fill out an application to receive a mail-in ballot for this election.