Early Voting Guide For November 8, 2022 Midterm Election
The law of the land is in the hands of voters in the ever-so-important United States Midterm Election on November 8, 2022. Hundreds of thousands of voters across the country have already voted either by mail or the early voting process in their state.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022, Louisiana voters will get the opportunity to select their candidates of choice. Early voting for the November 8 Midterm will start Tuesday, October 25 through Tuesday, November 1 (excluding Sunday, Oct. 30.) Voting hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Early Voting Locations:
Registrar of Voter's Office
2nd floor - Historic Calcasieu Courthouse, downtown Lake Charles
1000 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Sulphur Law Enforcement Bldg., 500 A Huntington St.
Moss Bluff Library
261 Parish Road, Lake Charles, LA 70611
Louisiana's front-runner candidates for the U.S. Senate race are:
Republican Sen. John Kennedy (running for re-election) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Democrat (former TOPGUN Navy Pilot) Luke Mixon
The Midterm Election will decide what political party will control the United States Congress. Republicans are fighting to hold on to a slim majority in the U.S. Senate. Kennedy who is endorsed by former President Donald Trump hopes he can hold on to his seat and is seeking a second term. While Democrats want to make him a one-term Senator and flip his seat by electing Luke Mixon, endorsed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.
Kennedy and Mixon are the two most likely candidates to win on November 8. However, they are not the only ones running for the U.S. Senate. There are 11 other candidates running against John Kennedy and they are as follows:
1.) Beryl A. Billiot - No Party
2.) Gary Chambers Jr. - Democrat
3.) Devin Lance Graham - Republican
4.) "Xan" John - Other
5.) W. Thomas La Fontaine Olson - No Party
6.) Bradley McMorris - Independent
7.) MV "Vinny" Mendoza - Democrat
8.) Salvador P. Rodriguez - Democrat
9.) Aaron C. Sigler - Libertarian
10.) Syrita Steib - Democrat
11.) Thomas Wenn - Other
See the quick facts sheet below via the Louisiana Secretary of State website for more details concerning the Midterms. Also for a breakdown on Constitutional Amendments, click HERE for the PAR Guide. For more election information click, HERE. What is on your ballot? Get the app! Download GeauxVote. Some Louisiana polling/precinct locations have changed. To see the list click HERE.