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Change of Address Inside the Parish

If you have changed residence inside Lafourche Parish, you should notify our office by completing and submitting a new Louisiana Voter Registration Application to our office either by mail or in person or you can make changes to your registration online.

Thibodaux Office: 307 W. 4th Street, Thibodaux, LA  70301 – Physical & Mailing

Galliano Office: 16241 E. Main St., Suite B-23, Galliano, LA 70354 – Physical

 

Change of Address Outside the Parish

If you have changed residence outside of Lafourche Parish, you are no longer eligible to remain registered here. You must register in your new parish by mailing a completed Louisiana Voter Registration Application to your local Registrar of Voters office* in new parish of residence or you can register online.

 *Please note that the list of offices for registrars is also included on the form.

 

Change of Party

Louisiana has five (5) recognized political parties:

  • Democratic;
  • Green;
  • Libertarian;
  • Reform; and
  • Republican.

The Green, Libertarian, and Reform parties have fulfilled all the requirements in R.S. 18:441 and are now recognized political parties.

Your party affiliation can be changed by simply sending our office a written note requesting your party change (including signature), or by completing another voter registration application. You may make changes online. All changes made 30 days prior to an election are effective for that election, otherwise the change cannot become effective until the next election.

See R.S. 18:101(B) and R.S. 18:135(C) for more information on changing party status on your registration.

 

Change of Name

A change of name can be made by producing, in the presence of the registrar of voters, an affidavit stating the name under which the person desires to be registered. A person who changes their name by virtue of a judgment of court shall file with the registrar of voters a certified copy of the judgment or affidavit.

In order to remain a legal registrant, a person who changes his name by virtue of a judgment of court shall produce in the presence of or, if required, file with the registrar or any person authorized to accept voter registration applications a certified copy of the judgment or his affidavit setting forth the pertinent facts containing the change of name.

A married woman, at her option, may be registered in her maiden name, her present husband's name, or in a hyphenated combination thereof.  If divorced, widowed, or remarried, she may be registered in her maiden name, in the surname of her deceased or former or present husband, or in a hyphenated combination thereof.  A change of name allowed by this Subsection shall be made by producing in the presence of the registrar or other person authorized to accept voter registration applications her affidavit stating the name under which she desires to be registered as allowed by this Section.

If a registered voter, subsequent to his registration, is no longer capable of signing his name without using a mark, he shall file an affidavit, meeting the requirements of R.S. 18:200, with the registrar of voters attesting to that fact and stating the reason for such a change in signature.