Accounting
Birth Certificate »
Civil »
Criminal
Death Certificate »
Elections
Family Court
Information Technology
Jury Management
Juvenile
Marriage »
Mortgage »
Passport »
Recording »
Records Management
Research »
Traffic
Fees
Fees
UCC Filings
Fees
Fees
Fees
Fees
Fees
Advance Cost Fees
Online Records
Online Records Fees
Addresses
Department Directory
Email Addresses
Facsimile Numbers
Office Hours & Holidays
Online Form
Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court - Louis J. Perret
Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court - Louis J. Perret
IMPORTANT DATES

Presidential Preference Primary Election
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Last day for voter registration for this election
Friday, February 5, 2016 Draw Commissioners 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, February 18, 2016 Seal early voting machines 9:30 a.m.






Saturday, February 20, 2016
Through
Saturday, February 27, 2016
EARLY VOTING
Registrar of Voters Office
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. each day except Sunday
Please call 291-7140 for information


Early Voting Begins

Early Voting Ends
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Watcher Deadline 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Seal Voting Machines 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016 Election Day
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Open Voting Machines 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Promulgate Returns 10:00 a.m.


2016 PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY ELECTION


PRIMARY
March 5, 2016
GENERAL
April 9, 2016
QUALIFYING PERIOD
December 2-4, 2015


OFFICE TITLES YEARS OF
TERM
BEGINNING OF
TERM
EXPIRATION OF
TERM
Democratic Presidential Nominee* - - -
Republican Presidential Nominee* - - -
Democratic State Central
Committee Member

4
Within 40 days
after election
Within 40 days
after election
Republican State Central
Committee Member
4 3/19/2016 4/18/2020
Democratic Parish Executive
Committee Member
4 Within 40 days
after election
Within 40 days
after election
Republican Parish Executive
Committee Member
4 Within 40 days
after election
Within 40 days
after election
*Candidates qualify with Secretary of State
All other candidates qualify with Clerk of Court

Deadline to call a proposition election for March 5, 2016 election: November 4, 2015
Deadline to call a proposition election for April 9, 2016 election: February 23, 2016

Please view Secretary of State's website for propositions and/or amendments on the ballot.

2016 CONGRESSIONAL/PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS


PRIMARY
November 8, 2016
GENERAL
December 10, 2016
QUALIFYING PERIOD
July 20-22, 2016


OFFICE TITLES YEARS OF
TERM
BEGINNING OF
TERM
EXPIRATION OF
TERM
Presidential Electors*
President/Vice President*
-
4
12/19/2016
1/20/2017
12/19/2016
1/20/2021
U.S. Senator*
6

1/3/2017

1/3/2023
U.S. Representative* 2 1/3/2017 1/3/2019
Associate Justice* (Supreme Court) 10 1/1/2017 12/31/2026
*Candidates qualify with Secretary of State
All other candidates qualify with Clerk of Court

Deadline to call a proposition election for November 8, 2016 election: June 22, 2016
Deadline to call a proposition election for Decmeber 10, 2016 election: October 25, 2016

Please view Secretary of State's website for propositions and/or amendments on the ballot.