Early voting opens Nov. 20 for Dec. 5 election

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding voters that early voting begins Friday, Nov. 20, and continues through Saturday, Nov. 28.

Calcasieu voting locations relocated due to hurricane damage

  Romney: Trump’s election fraud claim wrong, ‘reckless’

NBC Livestream: Election coverage 2020

  Northern battlegrounds could hold key to Trump-Biden outcome

2020 Election Results: Constitutional amendments in La.

Louisiana approves Amendment 1 stating abortion not a right

Continued Coverage

Dwight elected Calcasieu District Attorney

DECISION 2020: Calcasieu early votes reported

All of SWLA’s parishes vote yes to sports wagering

SWLA overwhelmlingy votes for Pres. Trump

Congressmen Clay Higgins and Mike Johnson win third terms

2020 Election Results: Sen. Bill Cassidy wins reelection of U.S. Senate seat for La.

  Hurricanes don’t stop voters from turning out to the polls

Hurricanes Laura and Delta changed so much in Southwest Louisiana, including Election Day. But that didn’t stop voters from turning out to the polls.

  Voters line up for Election Day in Lake Charles

The line at Burton Coliseum wrapped around the building as polls opened this morning

A breakdown of the amendments on your November ballot

Now that registration is over with, we want to help you understand what you are voting for, or against, when you cast your votes.

Voted? Download your digital ‘I voted’ sticker

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is announcing a digital, downloadable sticker for the upcoming November 3 and December 5 elections.

ELECTION DAY: What you need to know as you head to the polls

Urban League of Louisiana offering free bus rides to polling locations

  Last minute tips ahead of election day

Voters in La. wait in line for hours as state sees record early voting turnout

  Sports betting on Nov. 3 ballot

Calcasieu Clerk of Court continues to urge residents to early vote

  Move to consolidate Calcasieu drainage taxes on November 3 ballot

Parish officials say the consolidation would result in a lower tax rate levied under the current system.

Calcasieu Clerk of Court: Early voting numbers double past elections

The first few days of early voting saw around double the number of voters than past elections, Calcasieu Clerk of Court Lynn Jones said.

Orleans Clerk of Court says early voters made history

Longtime Orleans Clerk of Court Arthur Morrell says he’s never seen anything like it.

  Thousands of SWLA residents vote on first day of early voting

Thousands of SWLA residents vote on first day of early voting

  La. Secretary of State highlights polling changes in Calcasieu, Cameron parish

As Southwest Louisiana continues to rebuild in the wake of Hurricanes Laura and Delta, changes in polling locations coupled with concerns over the Coronavirus could make this election season the most challenging yet.

Early voting begins Friday, Oct. 16

We have a list of early voting locations by parish

  Payments in lieu of taxes agreements on Nov. 3 ballot

The courts said local governments don't have authority to enter into "payment in lieu of taxes" deals with industry. Approval of Constitutional Amendment 5 would change that.

Gov. Edwards declares emergency for Nov. 3 election in La., says sec. of state’s plan does not protect public health

Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order Tuesday, Aug. 18 declaring an emergency currently exists for Louisiana’s Nov. 3 election because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sheriff’s Office taxes pass easily in Calcasieu, Jeff Davis

Results for the Aug. 15 election.

AUG. 15 ELECTION: Here’s what’s on the ballot

Calcasieu has three tax renewals on the ballot, including a parish-wide 7.58-mill, 10-year property tax renewal funding the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Beauregard Parish qualifying candidates for Nov. 3 ballot

The following candidates have qualified for the Beauregard Parish ballot for the November 3, 2020, election.

Dwight, Chesson in race for Calcasieu DA as qualifying ends

State Rep. Stephen Dwight and local attorney Christian Chesson are running for Calcasieu District Attorney.

Calcasieu Parish qualifying candidates for Nov. 3 ballot

The following candidates have qualified for the Calcasieu Parish ballot for the November 3, 2020, election.

Cameron Parish qualifying candidates for Nov. 3 election

Qualified candidates in Jeff Davis Parish for the Nov. 3 election.

Jeff Davis qualifying candidates for Nov. 3 ballot

Qualified candidates in Jeff Davis Parish for the Nov. 3 election.

Vernon Parish qualifying candidates for Nov. 3 election

Vernon Parish ballot for the Nov. 3, 2020, election.

Allen Parish qualifying candidates for Nov. 3 election

The following candidates have qualified for the Allen Parish ballot for the November 3, 2020, election.

Calcasieu Police Jury sales tax renewal passes

A 1.5% sales tax that the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury uses to pay for a wide range of services was renewed in Saturday’s election.

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY: Trump wins Republican nomination, Biden wins Democratic

Results from the July 11 Presidential Primary in Louisiana.

Early voting continues through July 4

Early voting for the July 11 election is continuing through July 4.

Clemons endorses Dwight in DA’s race

Stephen Dwight has received the endorsement of local attorney Todd Clemons in this fall’s Calcasieu District Attorney race.

NBC COVERAGE: Super Tuesday

NBC’s live coverage of Super Tuesday begins at 7 p.m.

APRIL 4 ELECTION: What’s on your ballot?

The election will set the stage for the presidential election on Nov. 3.

President Trump congratulates Gov. Edwards on reelection in private phone call

President Donald Trump called Governor John Bel Edwards to congratulate him on winning re-election Monday (Nov. 18) afternoon, an Edwards staffer confirmed to WAFB.

'How sweet it is:’ Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards elected to second term

Voters elected John Bel Edwards to a second term as Louisiana’s governor in a General Election held Saturday, Nov. 16, according to projections by WAFB Political Analyst Jim Engster.

  Herford wins race to be next Beauregard sheriff

Beauregard voters have elected Mark Herford to be their next sheriff.

  Houston River fire district tax renewal passes, Moss Bluff school distict tax fails

We have the results of the taxes from today's election in Calcasieu

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Election

We have a list of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury results here

ELECTION 2019: Election results

Results from the Nov. 16, 2019, election.

  ELECTION 2019: 8:30 p.m. Webcast

Join us for an 8:30 p.m. webcast tonight.

WAFB PROJECTION: Ardoin defeats Collins-Greenup in race for Secretary of State

Kyle Ardoin has been elected Secretary of State in Louisiana during a General Election held Saturday, Nov. 16. Ardoin defeated the lesser-known Democratic challenger Gwen Collins-Greenup for the second time.

ELECTION DAY: What you need to know

Saturday is election day in Southwest Louisiana. Multiple state and local races are on the ballot including the gubernatorial runoff.

President Trump speaks in Bossier City ahead of runoff election Saturday

Louisiana’s Republican and Democratic political parties hosted rallies for their prospective candidates in northwest Louisiana on Nov. 14, two days before the Nov. 16 runoff election for governor.

Lines form outside CenturyLink Center ahead of POTUS rally

A steady line of people is continuing to grow outside of the CenturyLink Center for today’s President Donald Trump rally.

  Wilford Carter Sr. and Kevin Guidry discuss priorities ahead of runoff election

Election day is just days away and one of the items on the ballot will be the runoff race for District 34′s state representative.

WATCH LIVE AT 7 P.M.: Pres. Trump holds rally in Monroe

Pres. Donald Trump is holding a rally in Monroe tonight ahead of Louisiana’s Nov. 16 gubernatorial election.

President Trump to hold rally Nov. 14 in Bossier City

Congressman Mike Johnson confirmed the plans Wednesday

What’s on Jeff Davis Parish’s ballot: Nov. 16 election

Louisiana’s runoff election will be held Nov. 16.

What’s on Vernon Parish’s ballot: Nov. 16 election

Louisiana’s runoff election will be held Nov. 16.

What’s on Beauregard’s ballot: Nov. 16 election

What’s on Beauregard’s ballot: Nov. 16 election

What’s on Cameron parish’s ballot: Nov.16 election

What's on the ballot for Cameron Parish?

What’s on Allen Parish’s ballot: Nov. 16 election

Listed is what will be on the ballot in Allen Parish.

Early voting begins Saturday

Early voting starts Saturday, November 2 and goes until Saturday, November 9 each day except Sunday.

Trump campaign announces rally in Monroe on Nov. 6

The president is expected to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone.

Final debate trades substance for vitriol

Wednesday night’s final gubernatorial debate offered entertaining fireworks, though often at substance’s expense.

Eddie Rispone declines statewide debate invite

Baton Rouge businessman, Eddie Rispone, has declined an invitation to appear in a debate to be televised across Louisiana on the state’s highest-rated television stations.

What’s on Calcasieu’s ballot: Nov. 16 election

Here's what's on the ballot in Calcasieu Parish.

Incumbent Butch Lafargue holds on to two-vote win for Jeff Davis police jury seat after recount

Incumbent Butch Lafargue has retained his District 11 seat on the Jeff Davis Police Jury following a recount Thursday morning.

  Lewis remains winner of police jury seat following recount

Lewis unseated Police Jury president Shelly Mayo by 31 votes Saturday - 1,339 votes to 1,308 votes.

  Gott, Herford remain headed for runoff after official recount in Beauregard Sheriff race

John Gott and Mark Herford remain headed for a runoff in the race for Beauregard sheriff following an official recount Thursday morning.

Jacobsen requests recount in Beauregard sheriff’s race

Jim Jacobsen has officially requested a recount in the race for Beauregard sheriff, Clerk of Court Brian Lestage confirms.

Mayo requests recount in Calcasieu police jury race decided by 31 votes

Calcasieu Police Juror Shelly Mayo has requested a recount of Saturday’s election.

2019 ELECTION RESULTS: Which amendments passed, failed in Louisiana’s primary election

Four amendments were placed on the ballot for a primary election held in Louisiana Saturday, Oct. 12. Read here to see which amendments passed and how they are expected to impact the state:

Oct. 12 Election: Local state senate, representative races

A number of district races were on the ballot today

2019 ELECTION RESULTS: Louisiana statewide offices

Election Day was Saturday, Oct. 12 for Louisiana primaries. People from around the state voted on statewide races, all of which were held by Republicans, besides John Bel. Edwards, the Deep South’s only Democratic Governor. View election results from those races here.

Election results- Oct. 12, 2019

These are complete but unofficial results from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.

Johnson wins Cameron Parish Sheriff’s race

Cameron Parish election results are coming in. A number of races were on the ballot today

Tony Mancuso elected to fifth term as Calcasieu Sheriff

Tony Mancuso has been elected to a fourth term as sheriff of Calcasieu Parish.