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Early Voting in EBR, WBR & Livingston

Early voting has begun in Louisiana for the November 8th election.

Early voting is open to all registered voters within their parish. There are no special qualifications to be eligible for early voting. If you will be out of town for the election, you are eligible. Are you scheduled to work on election day? No worries, you are eligible. If you are gonna be in town and not busy at all and have no reason that you can’t make to the polls on November 8, you are still eligible for early voting.

There have been some voting location changes due to the flooding issues.

If you want to research polling location changes you can view them at voterportal.sos.la.gov

East Baton Rouge Parish:

City Hall – 222 St. Louis St. # 201, Baton Rouge
Motor Vehicle Bldg – 2250 Main St., Baker
State Archives Bldg – 3851 Essen Ln., Baton Rouge
Fire Station – 11010 Coursey Blvd., Baton Rouge

West Baton Rouge Parish:

Courthouse Annex – 883 7th St. #A, Port Allen

Livingston Parish:

Juban Crossing – 10130 Crossing Way #360, Denham Springs
Registrars Office – 29938 S. Magnolia St., Livingston

 On the Ballot

There may be more on your ballot than you are expecting to see.

Along with the Presidential election, Louisiana has one U.S. Senate seat up for grabs, each Congressional District will be voting for a House seat and there are 6 Constitutional Amendments on every ballot statewide. In addition to the statewide initiatives, you may have Judges, mileages or other local officials on your ballot.

Take a few minutes before you head to the polls to study your sample ballot. Know who and what issues you will be voting on so you are  not taken by surprise and trying to make a last minute decision once you are in the booth.

Sample ballots with all the voting measures are available to view at geauxvote.com

Early Voting Information

October 25th – November 1st (excluding Sunday)
8:30am – 6:00pm

Get out and vote!!

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Drowsy driving. How unsafe is driving while fatigued?

Fatigue and Drowsy Driving

Those monotonous drives from Baton Rouge to New Orleans on the I-10 do make a person fade out or “drift off”, occasionally, especially if it is a regular commute. Everyone experiences something like this on any road or highway, although they may not want to admit that they are “too tired to drive”.

We all know that drinking and driving is dangerous and illegal… but did you know that drowsy driving is just as dangerous as driving drunk? After all, there’s no test for drowsiness, like the blood alcohol-level test (the breathalyzer) for drunk drivers. And it’s harder for a cop to spot a drowsy driver than one distracted by a smart phone. Continue reading

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Louisiana Renaissance Festival – Hammond

Louisiana Renaissance Festival – Hammond, Louisiana

Go back in time and see Kings, Queens, and Knights in Shining Armor, food, drink, and merry making.

The Louisiana Renaissance Festival features 7 stages, 100 merchants, and a cast and crew of more than 300 performing Renaissance activities. Festival is open 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

Every Weekend of November and December 5 – 6, 2015
Mailing Address
P O Box 220 Robert, LA 70455

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New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival April 22-May 1

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

47th Annual Jazz Fest

The 47th two weekend, seven day music festival features an amazing list of musicians performing not just jazz, but rock, hip hop, funk, indie, blues, zydeco and gospel. Performances to include emerging local artists and musical legends like Paul Simon, Neil Young, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dog, Pearl Jam and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The full schedule of performances.

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Cirque du Soleil: OVO Apr 14- Apr 17, 2016

Cirque du Soleil

OVO, meaning “egg” in Portuguese, is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement.When a mysterious egg appears in their midst, the insects are awestruck and intensely curious about this iconic object that represents the enigma and cycles of their lives. It is love at first sight when a gawky, quirky insect arrives in this bustling community and a fabulous ladybug catches his eye – and the feeling is mutual.

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