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Louisiana’s online voter registration portal was inactive Tuesday, coinciding with National Voter Registration Day. Users attempting to access the site were greeted with a message claiming it was down due to “scheduled maintenance.”



Shaquan Burton looks over a voter registration form with help from Natasha Cherry-Perez, senior associate director of community engagement with Uncommon Schools, on September 22 in the Crown Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. In Louisiana, the online portal to register to vote was down for maintenance yesterday.


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Shaquan Burton looks over a voter registration form with help from Natasha Cherry-Perez, senior associate director of community engagement with Uncommon Schools, on September 22 in the Crown Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. In Louisiana, the online portal to register to vote was down for maintenance yesterday.

Unregistered voters and those looking to request absentee ballots were unable to access the portal until Tuesday midnight. The portal, which can be accessed on https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/, is now active again.

The glitch on Louisiana’s voter registration website was noticed by WDSU news anchor Christina Watkins.

“I went online last night to check my status and that’s how we noticed it

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