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The deadline to request an absentee-by-mail ballot is Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m. The deadline to return a voted absentee-by-mail ballot is Nov. 5 at 4:30 p.m. (except for military and overseas)
If you were either hospitalized or restricted to bed by your physician during early voting and on election day, you may apply through a General Application
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Hospitalized: If you expect to be hospitalized on election day and did not have knowledge of the hospitalization until after the time for early voting had expired; or you were hospitalized during the time for early voting and you expect to be hospitalized on election day; or you were either hospitalized or restricted to bed by your physician during early voting and on election day, you may apply through a General Application and once accepted by the registrar of voters, vote by mail.
Nursing Home: If you reside in a nursing home, veterans' home or a hospital for an extended stay for a physical disability and are unable to vote in person during early voting or at the polls on election day, you may apply through a General Application and enroll in the nursing home early voting program. You are required to provide a physician's letter that indicates that by reason of your disability, you are unable to appear in person to vote either during early voting or at the polling place on election day, and once accepted by the registrar of voters, the registrar or a deputy registrar will go to your home facility during a period of a week prior to the beginning of early voting through the last day of early voting. The registrar of voters will bring either a paper ballot or a portable voting machine and guide you through the process of casting your vote.
La. R.S. § 18:1308
A person hospitalized during early voting or on Election Day can vote by mail. Out-of-state emergency workers are allowed to vote by mail, fax, or other methods.