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Louisiana election code

RS 18Title 18.louisiana election code
RS 18:1Title 18louisiana election code
RS 18:2Definitions
RS 18:3Petitions submitted to registrars of voters
RS 18:16Repealed by acts 2001, no. 451, 1, eff. jan. 12, 2004.
RS 18:17Blank
RS 18:18Secretary of state; powers and duties
RS 18:18.1Political activities prohibited
RS 18:18.2Certain political activities prohibited; secretary of state
RS 18:19Contracts for storage of voting machines; public bid; negotiation
RS 18:20Contracts for a signature digitization/verification system
RS 18:21Blank
RS 18:22Blank
RS 18:23State board of election supervisors
RS 18:24Powers and duties; authority to intervene in actions
RS 18:25Annual reports
RS 18:26Repealed by acts 1988, no. 831, 2.
RS 18:27Political activities prohibited
RS 18:31State voter registration computer system; parish computer system
RS 18:41Louisiana elections integrity; administration of part
RS 18:42Rule making power
RS 18:43Investigations and hearings; certain elections
RS 18:44Contesting election; referral for prosecution
RS 18:45Limitations on powers and duties of board
RS 18:46Annual reports
RS 18:47Staff; assistance to board
RS 18:49.1Elections compliance unit; powers and duties
RS 18:51Registrar for each parish; appointment; tenure; books and records; commission; bond and oath
RS 18:52Qualification of registrars
RS 18:53Tenure; removal from office; may not be own immediate successor
RS 18:54Qualification; date; duplicate oath; bond; approval of bond
RS 18:55Compensation of registrar of voters; amount and manner of payment; reduction during tenure prohibited; prohibited increase
RS 18:56Salary supplement
RS 18:57Reduction of compensation while holding office or employment prohibited
RS 18:58Powers and duties of registrars
RS 18:59Deputies, confidential assistants, and other permanent office employees; temporary employees; appointment and compensation; prohibited increase in compensation
RS 18:59.1Payment of state portion of salaries and expenses of registrars; secretary of state
RS 18:59.2Number of employee positions established; increase; decrease
RS 18:59.3Registrar of voters and unclassified employees; increased salary mandated; additional increase authorized
RS 18:59.4The louisiana voter registration administrators' certification program; requirements; compensation
RS 18:60Removal of deputies and employees
RS 18:61Deputy acting for registrar; administration of oaths
RS 18:61.1Repealed by acts 1994, 3rd ex. sess., no. 10, 2, eff. jan. 1, 1995.
RS 18:61.2Repealed by acts 1994, 3rd ex. sess., no. 10, 2, eff. jan. 1, 1995.
RS 18:62Political activities prohibited
RS 18:63Ineligibility to hold elective or appointive public office
RS 18:64Attorney general as legal adviser to registrar
RS 18:101Registration to vote; qualifications; more than one residence; presidential elections
RS 18:101.1Verification of registration information
RS 18:102Ineligible persons
RS 18:102.1Persons with intellectual or cognitive disabilities
RS 18:103Personal appearance of applicant required; exceptions
RS 18:104Application for registration; form
RS 18:105Establishment of identity; proof of naturalization of foreign-born applicant
RS 18:106Physical disability; inability to write english; language minority groups; execution of documents; assistance
RS 18:106.1Change of registration for disabled voters and documentation establishing disability
RS 18:107Party affiliation not required for registration; change in party affiliation
RS 18:108Prior registration; surrender of certificate or notice of registration before new registration; change of place of registration
RS 18:109Notice of registration and change in registration
RS 18:110Removal from precinct; removal from parish
RS 18:111Change of name
RS 18:112Endorsement of changes
RS 18:113Denial of registration; remedies of applicant
RS 18:114Registration at driver's license facilities
RS 18:115Registration by mail
RS 18:115.1Electronic registration
RS 18:116Voter registration agencies
RS 18:117Training for accepting voter registration applications
RS 18:118Voter registration application form availability; firearm retailers
RS 18:131Place of registration; office and mobile registration unit defined
RS 18:132Offices furnished registrar; supplies; expenses
RS 18:133Branch offices; mobile registration units; mandatory registration drives
RS 18:133.1Temporary branch office; deputy registrar; appointment; compensation
RS 18:134Office hours
RS 18:135Close of registration
RS 18:135.1Close of voter registration; plan by secretary of state; gubernatorial and legislative approval
RS 18:151Custody of records
RS 18:152Required records
RS 18:152.1Destruction of records of the registrar of voters
RS 18:153Tax rolls
RS 18:154Records open to inspection; copying; exceptions
RS 18:155Refusal or neglect to grant right of inspection; remedies
RS 18:156Alteration, defacing, destruction, or removal of records
RS 18:157Delivery of precinct registers to election authorities
RS 18:158Retention of absentee ballots and records; retention of registration records for federal elections
RS 18:171Report of convictions of felony
RS 18:171.1Conviction of felony in federal court; notification
RS 18:172Judgment of interdiction for mental incompetence
RS 18:173Deaths
RS 18:174Changes of name; remarriage
RS 18:175Voting list from department of state
RS 18:176Suspension and cancellation of registration and challenge of unlawful registration on the basis of reports
RS 18:177Reinstatement of registration after suspension
RS 18:177.1Satisfaction of order of imprisonment; provision of information relative to registaration and reinstatement
RS 18:178Notification on jury venire
RS 18:191Permanent registration
RS 18:192Annual canvass; costs
RS 18:193Challenge and cancellation of registration; notice; procedures
RS 18:194Repealed by acts 1994, 3rd ex. sess., no. 10, 2, eff. jan. 1, 1995.
RS 18:195Challenge of registrants in the united states service or temporarily residing outside united states
RS 18:196Inactive list of voters; procedure for voting
RS 18:196.1Repealed by acts 1979, no. 229, 5, eff. july 13, 1979
RS 18:197Registration; cancellation
RS 18:198Change of residence or change in address; inquiry by registrar; change of records
RS 18:199New registration necessary after cancellation
RS 18:200Definition of affidavit
RS 18:201Change of address caused by action of a parish or municipal governing authority; use of information furnished by u.s. postal service
RS 18:221Mandatory duties of registrar; ministerial character; compelling performance by mandamus or other process; appeal
RS 18:401Purpose and nature of primary and general elections
RS 18:401.1Election emergency; purpose; elections emergency contingency plan
RS 18:401.2Relocation of polling places; state of emergency
RS 18:401.3Emergency plan by secretary of state; gubernatorial and legislative approval
RS 18:401.4Terminated july 16, 2006. see acts 2006, 1st ex. sess., no. 3, 1, eff. feb. 23, 2006.
RS 18:402Dates of primary and general elections
RS 18:403Election records and papers; preservation; public record
RS 18:404Repealed by acts 1987, no. 831, 2, eff. jan. 1, 1988.
RS 18:411Applicability of part
RS 18:412Commissioners; courses of instruction
RS 18:413Opening and closing of qualifying period
RS 18:414Disposition of notices of candidacy; qualifying fees; nomination petitions
RS 18:415Campaign finance disclosure act reporting forms
RS 18:416Refund of qualifying fees
RS 18:417Proposition elections; procedures
RS 18:418.1Applicability of part
RS 18:418.2Election dates
RS 18:421Secretary of state; first assistant and other employees of the secretary of state
RS 18:422Clerks of court; deputy clerks and other employees of the clerk
RS 18:423Parish boards of election supervisors
RS 18:424Commissioners-in-charge
RS 18:425Commissioners
RS 18:425.1Consolidation of polling places; reduction of voting machines and election officials
RS 18:425.2Terminated on january 1, 2007. see acts 2004, no. 693, 1, eff. jan. 1, 2005 and acts 2004, no. 746, 1, eff. jan. 1, 2005.
RS 18:426Alternate commissioners; qualifications, powers, and duties; oath and compensation
RS 18:426.1Election commissioners; compensation
RS 18:427Watchers
RS 18:428Law enforcement assistance to commissioners
RS 18:431Commissioners; courses of instruction; certificates; reports; list of certified persons furnished by parish board of election supervisors
RS 18:431.1Examinations for courses of instruction
RS 18:432Repealed by acts 1988, no. 907, 2, eff. jan. 1, 1989.
RS 18:433Commissioners-in-charge; course of instruction, selection; commission; disqualification; replacement
RS 18:434Commissioners and alternate commissioners; selection; commission; disqualification; replacement
RS 18:435Watchers; appointment and commission
RS 18:436Election officials at certain special elections
RS 18:441Recognition
RS 18:442Organization
RS 18:443State central committee
RS 18:443.1State central committee; composition and apportionment
RS 18:443.2State central committee of a recognized political party with thirty percent or less voter registration; election; composition and apportionment
RS 18:444Parish executive committees
RS 18:445Parish executive committees; formation in parishes where no committee has been elected
RS 18:445.1Political party committees; election
RS 18:446Candidates for membership on political party committees; method of qualifying for a primary election
RS 18:447Parish executive committees; fundraising
RS 18:451Qualifications of candidates
RS 18:451.1Local ordinances affecting the qualifications of candidates
RS 18:451.2Qualifications of candidates for sheriff, tax assessor, and clerk of court
RS 18:451.3Displaced persons seeking to qualify; domicile, residence
RS 18:452Classification of candidates
RS 18:453Dual candidacy
RS 18:461Manner of qualifying
RS 18:461.1Ethics education requirement; certification for ethics education
RS 18:462Officials with whom candidates qualify
RS 18:463Notice of candidacy; campaign finance disclosure; political advertising; penalties
RS 18:464Qualifying fees; additional fees imposed by political party committees; financial statements
RS 18:465Nominating petitions
RS 18:466Time for qualifying in a primary election
RS 18:467Opening of qualifying period
RS 18:467.1Opening of qualifying period in event of change of date for primary election
RS 18:468Close of the qualifying period
RS 18:469Reopening of qualifying period; effect
RS 18:470Disposition of notices of candidacy; qualifying fees; nomination petitions
RS 18:470.1List of candidates
RS 18:471Acts performed with or by clerk of court
RS 18:481Candidates who qualify for a general election
RS 18:482Number of candidates who may qualify for a general election
RS 18:483Effect of tie vote in a primary election
RS 18:491Standing to object to candidacy
RS 18:492Grounds for an objection to candidacy
RS 18:493Time for objecting to candidacy
RS 18:494Effect of sustaining an objection to candidacy
RS 18:495Initiation of action by district attorney; attorney general; court costs and attorney fees
RS 18:501Procedure for withdrawal
RS 18:502Effect of withdrawal
RS 18:503Notice of withdrawal and disqualification
RS 18:511Election of candidates in a primary election
RS 18:512Election of candidates in a general election
RS 18:513Certification of candidates elected
RS 18:514Parish with municipality population of three hundred thousand or more; municipal and parochial officers; date of taking office
RS 18:521Qualifications of voters
RS 18:522Number of candidates for whom a voter may vote
RS 18:531Places for voting in primary and general elections
RS 18:531.1Exception to opening polls; alternative voting locations
RS 18:532Establishment of precincts
RS 18:532.1Changing boundaries
RS 18:533Establishment and location of polling places; responsibility for acts or omissions
RS 18:534Change of polling places
RS 18:535Notice of location of precincts and polling places
RS 18:536Notice of change of location of polling place
RS 18:537Enforcement, venue; penalty
RS 18:541Opening and closing of the polls
RS 18:542Termination of voting
RS 18:551Ballots
RS 18:552Election materials
RS 18:553Inspection and preparation of voting machines at polling places; precinct registers and supplemental list
RS 18:553.1Inspection and preparation of paging ballot electronic voting machines at polling places
RS 18:561Poll lists
RS 18:562Prerequisites to voting
RS 18:563Procedure for voting
RS 18:564Assistance in voting on election day
RS 18:565Challenge of voters
RS 18:566Provisional voting for federal office; polling place and in-person absentee
RS 18:566.1Provisional voting for federal office; order for extension of poll hours during an election for federal office
RS 18:566.2Tabulation and counting of provisional ballots for federal office
RS 18:567Administrative complaint procedure; scope
RS 18:567.1Definitions
RS 18:567.2Filing a complaint
RS 18:567.3Processing of complaint
RS 18:567.4Computation of time
RS 18:567.5Exemption
RS 18:567.6Judicial review
RS 18:571Counting and tabulating the votes
RS 18:572Transmission of election returns; voting machine keys; machine certificates
RS 18:573Evidence of election results
RS 18:574Compilation and promulgation of returns
RS 18:575Official results of a primary or general election
RS 18:576Election night returns
RS 18:581Definitions
RS 18:582Applicability
RS 18:583Procedure for anticipated vacancies
RS 18:584Repealed by acts 1980, no. 792, 3, eff. jan. 1, 1981; acts 1981, no. 76, 2, eff. june 26, 1981
RS 18:585Procedure for vacancies
RS 18:591Vacancy in office of elective members of state boards and commissions
RS 18:601Vacancy in state legislative office; legislative service
RS 18:602Vacancies in certain local and municipal offices; exceptions
RS 18:603Persons designated to assume duties of vacant offices; salary and emoluments; power to appoint
RS 18:604Marshal of city or municipal court; temporary absence; vacancy
RS 18:621Vacancy in office of judge
RS 18:651Applicability
RS 18:652Retirements and resignations
RS 18:653Transmission of notices of retirements and resignations
RS 18:654Effect of filing of resignations
RS 18:671Judgment declaring office vacant
RS 18:672Filing of complaint
RS 18:673Official's opinion
RS 18:674Procedure
RS 18:675Subpart not exclusive
RS 18:1251National elections
RS 18:1252Qualifications
RS 18:1253Nominating by political parties; certificates of nomination
RS 18:1254Slates of independent candidates; nominating petitions and qualifying by payment of qualifying fees
RS 18:1255Filing nominating petitions
RS 18:1256Withdrawal of candidate
RS 18:1257Objections to certificates of nomination, nominating petitions, and notices of candidacy for those qualifying by payment of fee
RS 18:1258Vacancy in nomination; procedure; death of candidate
RS 18:1259Arrangement of ballot; designation of party candidates
RS 18:1260Votes for presidential electors
RS 18:1261Determination of election results; tie vote; issuance of certificate
RS 18:1262Credentials of electors
RS 18:1263Meeting of electors
RS 18:1264Vacancies; procedure
RS 18:1265Compensation
RS 18:1271Applicable laws
RS 18:1272United states senators; representatives in congress; time of electing
RS 18:1273Opening and closing of qualifications for candidates for united states senators and representatives in congress
RS 18:1274Declaration of candidacy by congressional candidates
RS 18:1275United states senator and representative in congress; qualifications
RS 18:1275.1Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.2Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.3Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.4Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.5Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.6Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.7Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.8Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.9Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.10Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.11Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.12Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.13Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.14Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.15Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.16Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.17Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.18Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.19Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.20Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.21Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.22Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.23Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1275.24Repealed by acts 2010, no. 570, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1276Repealed by acts 2011, 1st ex. sess., no. 2, 4, eff. noon on jan. 3, 2013.
RS 18:1276.1Congressional districts
RS 18:1276.2Repealed by acts 1992, no. 42, 4, eff. june 1, 1992.
RS 18:1276.3Repealed by acts 1994, 2nd ex. sess., no. 1, 2, eff. april 25, 1994.
RS 18:1277Certification of votes cast for united states senator and representative in congress
RS 18:1278Vacancies; united states senator
RS 18:1279Vacancies; representatives in congress
RS 18:1280Contests
RS 18:1280.21Presidential preference primary election
RS 18:1280.22Candidates; procedure for qualifying
RS 18:1280.23Conduct of election
RS 18:1280.24Arrangement of ballot
RS 18:1280.25Voting according to party affiliation
RS 18:1280.26Repealed by acts 1983, no. 681, 2, eff. july 21, 1983.
RS 18:1280.27Delegates to political party conventions; selection; oaths; voting; allocation among presidential nominees
RS 18:1281Statement of purpose
RS 18:1282Political subdivision defined
RS 18:1283Elections
RS 18:1284Resolution calling election; proposition
RS 18:1285Notice of election
RS 18:1286Polling places; election officers
RS 18:1286.1Authority to consolidate polling places; reduce number of election officials
RS 18:1287Election officers; substitutes
RS 18:1288Election officers; oaths
RS 18:1289Penalty for violations
RS 18:1290Qualification of voters
RS 18:1291Voting
RS 18:1292Canvass of returns
RS 18:1293Proces verbal
RS 18:1294Contests
RS 18:1295Special election to increase interest rate
RS 18:1296Repealed by acts 1984, no. 672, 3.
RS 18:1299Applicability
RS 18:1299.1Question or proposition to be voted on; length
RS 18:1300Procedures; notice of election; expenses
RS 18:1300.1Recall authorized
RS 18:1300.2Petition for recall election; campaign finance disclosure
RS 18:1300.3Certification of registrar of voters; addition or withdrawal of signatures; form of names
RS 18:1300.4Signature to recall petition
RS 18:1300.5Chairman and vice chairman designated in petition; petition designated as a public record
RS 18:1300.6Repealed by acts 2010, no. 797, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2011.
RS 18:1300.7Governor to order election; proclamation; publication
RS 18:1300.8Voting area
RS 18:1300.9Recall elections, conduct in accordance with election code
RS 18:1300.10Commissioners of election
RS 18:1300.11Preparation of ballots; marking of ballots
RS 18:1300.12Results of election
RS 18:1300.13Declaration of vacancy
RS 18:1300.14Failure of recall
RS 18:1300.15Recall proceedings involving governor or secretary of state
RS 18:1300.16Penalty
RS 18:1300.17Right to contest preserved
RS 18:1300.21Discontinuance of certain gaming activities, except as continued by local election
RS 18:1300.22Calling of gaming elections as required by the constitution
RS 18:1300.23Riverboat gaming election; procedure; bossier parish
RS 18:1300.31Petition for neighborhood crime prevention and security district and parcel fee
RS 18:1300.32Certification of registrar of voters; addition or withdrawal of signatures; form of names
RS 18:1300.33Appropriate local governing authority to order election
RS 18:1301Applicability
RS 18:1302Definitions
RS 18:1303Persons entitled to vote in compliance with this chapter
RS 18:1304Repealed by acts 2005, no. 220, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2006.
RS 18:1305Voting at polls prohibited
RS 18:1306Preparation and distribution of absentee by mail and early voting ballots
RS 18:1307Application by mail
RS 18:1307.1Application by person serving on sequestered jury
RS 18:1307.2Procedure for absentee voting by member of sequestered jury
RS 18:1308Absentee voting by mail
RS 18:1308.1Absentee voting by person serving on sequestered jury
RS 18:1308.2Voting absentee by mail for candidates for presidential nominee, presidential candidates, and congressional candidates
RS 18:1308.3Special provision for temporarily displaced persons
RS 18:1309Early voting; verification
RS 18:1309.1Preparation of machines for early voting; examination by candidate or his representative; sealing machines
RS 18:1309.2Program for the conduct of early voting at additional locations
RS 18:1309.3Assistance in voting during early voting
RS 18:1310Execution of certificate; marking of ballot; casting vote; assistance
RS 18:1311List of absentee by mail and early voters; posting; delivery of alphabetized list to precincts; supplements; absentee by mail voter report
RS 18:1312Retention of ballots at registrar's office
RS 18:1313Tabulation and counting of absentee by mail and early voting ballots
RS 18:1314Parish board commissioners
RS 18:1315Challenge of absentee by mail or early voting ballot
RS 18:1316Rejection of ballot having distinguishing marks
RS 18:1317Repealed by acts 2012, no. 138, 3, eff. may 14, 2012.
RS 18:1318Applicability of election laws
RS 18:1319Use of federal write-in absentee ballot; presidential preference primary, presidential, and congressional elections
RS 18:1321Repealed by acts 2009, no. 436, 2, eff. january 1, 2010.
RS 18:1325Repealed by acts 1994, 3rd ex. sess., no. 10, 2, eff. jan. 1, 1995.
RS 18:1331Repealed by acts 2009, no. 436, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2010.
RS 18:1332Repealed by acts 2009, no. 436, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2010.
RS 18:1333Voting by persons confined to a nursing home
RS 18:1334Electioneering in connection with voting in nursing homes; enforcement; penalty
RS 18:1335Repealed by acts 2009, no. 436, 2, eff. jan. 1, 2010.
RS 18:1351Definitions
RS 18:1352Use of voting machines throughout state; exception for failure of voting equipment, absentee by mail and early voting
RS 18:1353Secretary of state; powers and duties; voting machines; voter registration
RS 18:1354Parish custodian of voting machines; powers and duties; appointment of deputy custodians
RS 18:1355Construction and equipment of machines; requirements
RS 18:1356Repealed by acts 1987, no. 831, 2, eff. jan. 1, 1988.
RS 18:1361Approval of machines and equipment; certificate; expenses of examination
RS 18:1362Method of acquiring voting machines; parts and supplies; and of contracting for the maintenance of voting machines
RS 18:1363Number of machines; allocation to precincts; exception; reserve machines
RS 18:1364Placement and sufficiency of voting machines and counting equipment for absentee by mail and early voting
RS 18:1365Procedures; direct record electronic voting machines
RS 18:1371Delivery and return of machines and supplies; contract; time of delivery
RS 18:1372Repealed by acts 2009, no. 369, 4, eff. jan. 1, 2010.
RS 18:1373Notice of preparation of machines for election; preparation of machines for election; testing and adjusting; examination by candidate or his representative; securing and sealing machines
RS 18:1374Equipment of polling places; location of machines
RS 18:1375Duplicate keys
RS 18:1376Release of voting machines; return to warehouse; retention of totals; clearing machines and election result cartridges
RS 18:1381Repealed by acts 1983, no. 681, 2, eff. july 21, 1983.
RS 18:1382Apportionment of expenses
RS 18:1391Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1392Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1393Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1394Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1395Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1396Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1397Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1398Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1399Repealed by acts 2002, 1st ex. sess., no. 130, 3, eff. april 23, 2002.
RS 18:1400.1Election costs paid by secretary of state; governing authorities; reimbursement
RS 18:1400.2Election costs paid by secretary of state; governing authorities; reimbursement
RS 18:1400.3Election expenses incurred by clerks of court and registrars of voters; payment by secretary of state; payment by governing authorities
RS 18:1400.4Elections costs for parish boards of election supervisors; payment of compensation; reimbursement; expenses
RS 18:1400.5Costs and expenses of a presidential preference primary election
RS 18:1400.6Costs and expenses of primary and general elections
RS 18:1400.7Election expenses
RS 18:1400.8Expenses incurred by registrars of voters conducting early voting; payment by secretary of state
RS 18:1400.21Help louisiana vote fund
RS 18:1401Objections to candidacy, contests of elections, contests of certification of recall petition; parties authorized to institute actions
RS 18:1402Proper parties
RS 18:1403Jurisdiction
RS 18:1404Venue
RS 18:1405Time for commencement of action
RS 18:1406Petition; answer; notification
RS 18:1407Appointment of agent for service of process
RS 18:1408Service of process; sending notice and copies; documents to be filed
RS 18:1409Trial; decision; appeal
RS 18:1410Judgments in objection to candidacy, election contest, or contest of certification of recall petition; transmittal of certified copy to secretary of state
RS 18:1411Depositions
RS 18:1412Pleadings alleging fraud in conduct of election; delivery to attorney general and district attorney
RS 18:1413Computation of time
RS 18:1414Code of civil procedure
RS 18:1415Discovery prior to filing a suit contesting an election
RS 18:1431Fraudulent or illegal votes; uncounted votes; determination of election result
RS 18:1432Remedies
RS 18:1433Revote in precincts where voting machine malfunctions if result cannot be otherwise ascertained
RS 18:1433.1Revote in elections where precinct contained multiple election districts if result cannot be otherwise ascertained
RS 18:1434Waiver of objections to voter qualifications when voter is not challenged at the election
RS 18:1435Votes reported due to tabulation error; determination of result
RS 18:1451Recount of absentee by mail and early voting ballots authorized
RS 18:1452Costs of recount
RS 18:1453Recount procedure
RS 18:1461Bribery of voters; penalties
RS 18:1461.1Coercion; prohibited practices; penalties
RS 18:1461.2Election offenses affecting registration and election fraud or forgery; penalties
RS 18:1461.3Election offenses affecting election officials or watchers; penalties
RS 18:1461.4Election offenses involving threats or intimidation of voters; penalties
RS 18:1461.5Election offenses involving bribery, threats or intimidation of election officials or candidates; penalties
RS 18:1461.6Election offenses involving tampering with election equipment; penalties
RS 18:1461.7Miscellaneous election offenses; penalties
RS 18:1461.8Election offense; candidate; forfeiture of office
RS 18:1462Acts prohibited during early voting or on election day; electioneering; intimidation; exceptions; enforcement; penalties
RS 18:1463Political material; ethics; prohibitions
RS 18:1463.1Telephone campaign communications; disclosure
RS 18:1464Excessive charge for political advertisements prohibited; penalty
RS 18:1465Prohibited use of public funds
RS 18:1466Definitions
RS 18:1467Conviction in fraudulent vote cases; prohibition from employment in elections
RS 18:1468Contributions in return for endorsement; prohibition
RS 18:1469Bribery of a candidate; crime defined; penalty
RS 18:1470Political advertising; prohibition
RS 18:1471Temporary restraining order; notice; hearing
RS 18:1472Election offenses informational packet for candidates
RS 18:1481Election campaign finance
RS 18:1482Statement of purpose
RS 18:1483Definitions
RS 18:1484Disclosure reports; persons required to file
RS 18:1485Filing; receipt by supervisory committee; special penalties
RS 18:1486Proposition elections; required reports; recall elections
RS 18:1487Reports, name and address
RS 18:1491.1Registration of political committees
RS 18:1491.2Statement of dissolution
RS 18:1491.3Principal campaign committees; subsidiary committees; consolidation of reports
RS 18:1491.4Campaign treasurers; campaign depositories; expenditures; petty cash fund
RS 18:1491.5Maintenance of records; valuation of in-kind contributions and expenditures
RS 18:1491.6Reports required; reporting times and periods
RS 18:1491.7Reports; contents
RS 18:1491.8Small campaigns; affidavit in lieu of reports
RS 18:1491.9Repealed by acts 2001, no. 297, 2.
RS 18:1495.1Report through committee
RS 18:1495.2Campaign treasurers; campaign depositories; expenditures; petty cash fund
RS 18:1495.3Maintenance of records; valuation of in-kind contributions and expenditures
RS 18:1495.4Reports required; reporting times and periods; extension
RS 18:1495.5Reports; contents
RS 18:1495.6Small campaigns; affidavit in lieu of reports
RS 18:1495.7Financial disclosure statements
RS 18:1501.1Reports by persons not candidates or committees
RS 18:1501.2Repealed by acts 2008, no. 821, 2, eff. july 8, 2008.
RS 18:1505.1Failure to submit report; failure to file report timely or properly
RS 18:1505.2Contributions; expenditures; certain prohibitions and limitations
RS 18:1505.3Subterfuge to avoid compliance with chapter
RS 18:1505.4Civil penalties; failure to file; timely and accurate filing; forfeiture
RS 18:1505.5Civil penalties; violations of chapter
RS 18:1505.6Criminal penalties
RS 18:1511.1Supervisory committee on campaign finance disclosure/board of ethics; functions; compensation; immunity
RS 18:1511.2Supervisory committee; rule-making authority; advisory opinions
RS 18:1511.3Filing of reports; forms; notice
RS 18:1511.4Supervisory committee; investigations
RS 18:1511.4.1Enforcement; failure to file; failure to timely file
RS 18:1511.5Procedure for enforcement; civil
RS 18:1511.6Procedures for enforcement; criminal
RS 18:1511.7Venue
RS 18:1511.8Secrecy of proceedings
RS 18:1511.9Immunity from prosecution; prohibition
RS 18:1511.10False complaints
RS 18:1511.11Precedence of actions; limitation of actions
RS 18:1511.12Legislative intent
RS 18:1531Transportation of voters
RS 18:1532Disclosure of expenditures for election day
RS 18:1551Exception
RS 18:1552Persons authorized to file reports
RS 18:1553Reports; contents; due dates
RS 18:1554Contribution limitations
RS 18:1555Penalties
RS 18:1651Registrars of voters
RS 18:1901Census data for reapportionment
RS 18:1902State liaison
RS 18:1903Precincts; boundary changes
RS 18:1904Cooperation of state agencies and officials
RS 18:1905Cooperation of local governments and officials
RS 18:1906Tabulation for reapportionment; legislature
RS 18:1907Repealed by acts 2001, no. 1137, 1.
RS 18:1921Applicability
RS 18:1922Time for reapportionment; submission under voting rights act
RS 18:1923Failure to comply; misfeasance; sanctions
RS 18:1941Voting rights act submission by political subdivisions; copy to secretary of state
RS 18:1942Preclearance of state reapportionment plan pursuant to voting rights act; copy to secretary of state
RS 18:1951Maps of reapportioned districts; department of transportation and development