The November election is approaching.  Are you registered to vote?  The deadline is October 6th and early voting begins October 21st.

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This is a very important election and will determine whether the President will have more people working with him or against him in Washington. Trust me, your life depends on how that ends up.  What side are you on?  VOTE!!!!!  Here's all the details. The most important thing you can do as an American is vote. However being an educated voter, makes you a powerful voter.  So, the first thing to know is what changes have occurred this year.  Several actually.  Unfortunately, in some states these changes were designed to make it harder to vote.

Some of the biggest changes in Louisiana is for teenage voters, 16 to 17 years of age.  Louisiana also has a few restrictive voting laws pending.  If your a student voter, click here for more details about how to vote and what you need to do.  For more details on voter Identification laws, click here.

Voters will elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Louisiana in Novembers election. Incumbent Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is running for re-election to a fourth term against Bill Cassidy and Rob Maness.  Plus, there will be 14 amendments in November's election and it's very important to understand what your voting for or against.

If your not registered to vote, here's more info on how you can to sign-up.  There are several deadlines to be aware of for the upcoming November election.  To view the election schedule for All Parishes (Except Orleans Parish), click here.

Be aware that there is a time limit on how long you can be in a voting booth.  It's always good to read over all the amendments and print out your sample ballet before you go to the polls.  Contact the Calcasieu Parish Voter Of Registrars office for more info regarding absentee voting, new voter identification cards, polling locations and times and more.

Here is a list of the Democratic and Republican candidates running for a seat in the 2014 United States House of Representatives electionThe rest is up to you.  Who do you in Washington representing you and your state? Who has your best interests in mind? Who do want in control of this country?  Vote and let your voice be heard.

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