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The Clerk of Court is the chief elections officer for St. Tammany Parish.  The Clerk of Court chairs the Board of Election Supervisors, and is responsible for the following for all elections held in St. Tammany Parish:

  • Qualifying local candidates
  • Recruiting, training, and certifying qualified commissioners and commissioners-in-charge to manage election precincts
  • Supervising election day procedures to ensure compliance with the Secretary of State
  • Certifying election day results

Other Helpful Links:

Voter Registration Information – St. Tammany Parish Registrar of Voters

Election, Candidate, Qualifying, Ballot, Date, and Results Information – Louisiana Secretary of State

Become an Election Worker!

Parish-wide elections can require the work and commitment of up to 800 commissioners.  If you are interested in becoming a Certified Election Poll Worker/ Commissioner, please review the Requirements & Additional Details Here and contact our Elections department to be added to our Contact list.

Election Commissioner Training Documents:

1 Major Revisions to the 2020 SOS Informational Pamphlet
2 Preparation and Set Up
3 LA Wallet App
4 Geaux Vote App
5 Assistance to voters
6 Closing the Machines
7 Lockouts
8 End of Night Paperwork
Provisional Ballot Slideshow Presentation 2020

2020 Presidential Webinar Documents: 

What’s on the Ballot?
PPE Information
Provisional Ballot
Lockout Procedures
End-of-Night Procedures
2020 Presidential Election Specific Presentation

Department Information

(985) 809-8700

Justice Center Parking Garage
601 N. Jefferson Avenue, Covington, LA


Classes for Election Poll Workers/ Commissioners:

For information and to register for upcoming

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waiting list for an assignment