NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Happy Election Day, Louisiana! Here’s what to expect during the Louisiana Municipal General Election.

At 7 a.m., the polls will officially open. Voters across the area have the next 13 hours to report to their polling place and make their vote count.

The polls close at 8 p.m. Check back to for LIVE election results Saturday night!

When you go to the polls to cast your vote in an election, be sure to take one of the following:

  • a driver’s license
  • a Louisiana Special ID
  • LA Wallet digital driver’s license
  • a United States military identification card that contains the applicant’s name and a picture or some other generally recognized picture ID that contains your name and signature.

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

Polling locations, sample ballots, and much more are available through the Louisiana GeauxVote App, Voter Portal, and by visiting

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