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Elections

Phone: (225) 295-4765


As Chief Election Officer of the Parish, Parish Custodian of Voting Machines and as a member of the Board of Election Supervisors, the Clerk of Court maintains a highly skilled department to assist with the many phases of election related duties. The staff is responsible for coordinating & administering all scheduled elections; assuring compliance with the Election Code (Title 18 of the Revised Statutes); conducting General Commissioner schools, Pre-Election schools and Commissioner-in-Charge schools. The staff maintains a close working relationship with many other agencies that play important roles in the elections system, including the Register of Voters, Council Administrator's office, Mayors of Baker, Central City, and Zachary, and delegates from respective governing authorities, Secretary of State, Board of Election Supervisors and the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. The department works closely with the Public Information Office to assist the news media and maintains contact with and a database of the more than 2300 Election Commissioners of East Baton Rouge Parish. As an election nears, the staff is responsible for qualifying local and municipal candidates as well as tabulating and certifying election returns when the election is complete.

Please click the Secretary of State Seal to access geauxvote.com and candidate information.

If you are interested in becoming a commissioner, send an e-mail to the Elections Dept, or call 225-295-4765.

Notices
The Elections Department is actively seeking new commissioners to work precincts around the parish. Classes will be held in late July. Download the general informational brochure here and call (225) 295-4765 for more information about the upcoming classes.
 
Precinct Update Information for East Baton Rouge Parish Here

 

The East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court’s Office is now offering the availability of Birth and Death Certificates at our Downtown location in City Hall only from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Certificates are available on a walk-in basis only.  No appointment is necessary.  Click here for more information.

 

Effective March 1, 2019, credit card payments will be accepted in our Suit Accounting Department for suit filing. 
The percentage rate cost for credit card payments will be 3.5%. 
Please contact the Administrative Accounting Department at (225) 389-5121 if you need further information about your account.