TITLE 18. LOUISIANA ELECTION CODE

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

18:1        Short title;  citation

A. Title 18 shall constitute and be known as the "Louisiana Election Code", and its Chapters, Parts, Subparts, and Sections may be cited officially as Chapters, Parts, and Sections of either the Louisiana Election Code or Title 18 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.  In the latter case, the Sections shall be cited in the manner provided in R.S. 1:1.

B. The Louisiana Election Code shall regulate the conduct of elections and political subdivisions shall be prohibited from adopting any law, resolution, or ordinance relative to elections and the conduct thereof, including campaign finance, except as otherwise specifically authorized in this code.

Acts 1976, No. 697, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1978.  Amended by Acts 1989, No. 56, § 1, eff. June 16, 1989.