Louisiana

Louisiana

Audit Laws

Audit Laws

State Summary

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Voting Systems Used

As of 2020, Louisiana uses paperless pushbutton DRE voting machines statewide on election day and paperless touchscreen DREs statewide for early voting. For the most up to date information please visit Verified Voting’s Verifier.

For an explanation on the types of voting equipment used, click here.

Audit Comprehensiveness

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Transparency

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Audit Counting Method

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Type Of Audit Units

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Contests & Issues Audited

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Addressing Discrepancies

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

For recount laws see, Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota website.

Timeline

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Binding On Official Outcomes

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Oversight & Conduct

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Ballot Protection

Voting machines are locked at conclusion of voting until the third (3rd) day after the election, when the parish’s clerk of court, supervised by parish Board of Elections, opens machines and verifies election night results. For more information see, LA Rev.Stat. §18:573, §571.

Additional Targeted Samples

Louisiana does not require post-election audits.

Resources

Louisiana does not have post-election audit laws.

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