|Posted on 3/31/2017 2:46:00 AM.|
A measure has been filed for the legislative session that would give convicted felons, who are on parole and have been out of jail for at least five years, the right to vote. Baton Rouge Representative Patricia Smith says many of these individuals have been out of jail for over 20 years.
|legislative session, convicted felons, vote, Patricia Smith|
|Posted on 3/4/2016 2:39:00 AM.|
Tomorrow is the state’s Presidential Primary and the Secretary of State is urging Louisianans to get out and exercise your right to vote. Tom Schedler says the polls will open at 7 am and close at 8 pm. He says this election is a closed primary.
|Presidential Primary, Secretary of State, Tom Schedler, vote, Geaux Vote|
|Posted on 11/11/2015 3:48:00 AM.|
Secretary of State Tom Schedler says he’s seeing more participation during early voting in this election than for the primary. Schedler says typically the general election receives less votes than the primary, but numbers are looking good during this early voting period, even though there will be no voting today because of Veteran’s Day.
|Secretary of State, Tom Schedler, vote, runoff, early voting|
|Posted on 9/23/2015 2:12:00 AM.|
Today is the deadline to register to vote for the upcoming gubernatorial election. Secretary of State Tom Schedler is reminding Louisiana residents to get engaged in all of the important elections that will take place on October 24th.
|Secretary of State, Tom Schedler, vote, registration, geauxvote.com|
|Posted on 9/15/2015 3:26:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Secretary of State Tom Schedler feels voter apathy may partly explain why 46% of candidates who signed up for offices in the October 24th primary will run without opposition. He says in 2007, 35% of qualified candidates didn't have an opponent and in 2011 it was 39%.
|Tom Schedler, October 24th, primary, vote, candidates|
|Posted on 10/5/2014 10:13:00 AM.|
October 6th is the last day to register to vote for the upcoming November 4th election and Secretary of State Tom Schedler is urging Louisianians to make sure they can cast a ballot. Citizens will be choosing a new Senator for Louisiana and it could go a long way towards deciding which party has control of the United States Senate.
|vote, tom schedler, geauxvote.com, november 4|