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Voter Services Archive

VOTE411: Your LWV Voter Guide for the Louisiana 2023 Statewide Elections

Click here to access the LWV Voter Guide with all the information you need to REGISTER to vote, CHECK your registration status, RESTORE voting rights for those with past felony convictions, and RE-REGISTER if you are on the Inactive Voter List, as well as where and how to vote by mail, vote early, and vote on election days October 14 and November 18. Everything you need to GO VOTE. And don’t miss the CANDIDATE RESPONSES to our LWV VOTE411 Candidate Questionnaire.

Monday, October 9, 2023, from 6:00-7:30 at Dillard University: Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on “Health, Equity, and Louisiana Communities.” Sponsored by the Louisiana Center for Health Equity, the

Gubernatorial Forum
League of Women Voters of Louisiana, the League of Women Voters of New Orleans, and the Rotary Club of New Orleans. Doors open at 5:30. Live broadcast online at:

Debate moderated by Wendell Pierce and Myra Richardson. Confirmed candidates include: Sharon Hewitt, Hunter Lundy, John Schroder, Stephen Waguespack, and Shawn Wilson.

See a backgrounder on tonight’s questions here.

LWVLA Position on Constitutional Amendment 1

“Most important, the rejection of assistance from “nongovernmental sources” diminishes the work that the LWV and other nonprofit, nonpartisan civil society organizations do to promote voting rights and fair elections. We are not merely a “private group” like a sorority or a Mardi Gras krewe. We have a public mission of voter education. The ability for citizens to organize into groups to achieve public missions is a hallmark of democracy — which we hope Louisiana continues to be.” Read the full position here.