Registrar of Voters Applicants

THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION ANNOUNCES VACANCY 

OF REGISTRAR OF VOTERS POSITION

            The Caddo Parish Commission will accept applications for the position of Registrar of Voters. Mr. Ernie Roberson retired as Registrar of Voters on July 15, 2019, therefore opening the position for any citizen wishing to fill that vacancy that qualifies under LA R.S. 18:52. 

Louisiana Revised Statue 18:52 can be accessed at: http://www.legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=81620

For Compensation and Manner of Payment Information, LA RS 18:55 can be accessed at: http://www.legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=81636

            Any citizen who wishes to be considered for the position of Registrar of Voters must prepare an application and resume and send to:

                        Attn: Todd A. Hopkins
                       Caddo Parish Commission
                       505 Travis Street, Suite 110 or ROVapplication@caddo.org
                       Shreveport, LA 71101  

           Applications are available online at www.caddo.org/ROV  or at Government Plaza, 505 Travis Street, Suite 840, Shreveport, LA 71101. 

 THE PRINTABLE APPLICATION MAY BE DOWNLOADED HERE: Application

Applications will ONLY be accepted in following manner: in person, postal mail or by email at the address above.

            Applications and resumes are due by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2019. 

            If you have any questions, please contact Todd Hopkins, Clerk of the Caddo Commission at 226-6596. 

REGISTRAR OF VOTERS SELECTION TIMELINE

The Caddo Parish Commission voted to approve the timeline and rules of procedure for selection to fill the Caddo Parish Registrar of Voters vacancy due to the retirement of Ernie Roberson at a special called meeting of the Commission on July 18.

In order to comply with Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:51, the Parish adopted the following timeline:

July 22, 2019: The Parish will issue a press release regarding the vacancy and method of submitting applications. The Parish website and Facebook page will also advertise vacancy and method for submitting applications.

July 25, 2019: First ad in official journal (Caddo Citizen/Shreveport Sun) and The Shreveport Times will be published.

August 1, 2019: Second ad in official journal (Caddo Citizen/Shreveport Sun) and The Shreveport Times will be published.

August 15, 2019: Application Deadline – applications must be submitted by mail, email, or hand delivered to Caddo Commission’s Clerk Office. 

August 16, 2019: The Parish Attorney’s Office will advise what candidates meet qualifications and notify the Commission Clerk’s office of those candidates.

August 19, 2019: Commission will meet to set interview dates, times and procedure for interview and final vote.