Who can vote?
How does a voter register?
How have laws changed eligibility?
How are votes cast? Where? When?
Who counts and certifies election returns?
Are officials appointed or elected?
How and why are voters purged from the rolls?
What is the role of political parties?
How have citizens united to affect suffrage?
Is reapportionment progressive or punitive?
Is one voter's reform another's disenfranchisement?
Find the answers to these and other questions by exploring our holdings related to campaigns and elections in Louisiana, dating from statehood in 1812 to the early 2000s. View the Notes & Tips tab to get the most out of this LibGuide. LSU Libraries Special Collections maintains vast holdings on the topic of politics in general that are not listed here. Search the library catalog for more information on those materials.
Image: Russell B. Long in voting booth, n.d., Russell B. Long Papers