The Registrar of Voters Office is not part of the Bossier Parish Clerk of Court, but work hand in hand in preparing for elections.
The Registrar of Voters is appointed by the parish governing authority and is responsible for the registration of voters in the parish and for the administration and enforcement of the laws and the rules and regulations of the commissioner of elections relating to the registration of voters. The registrar conducts absentee voting, administering some oaths, certifies signatures on nominating petitions, and petitions circulated for calling elections as authorized by law. (La.R.S. 18:58) The Registrar of Voters for Bossier Parish is Janet S. Burks.
Other responsibilities of the Registrar of Voters Office include assisting the governing authority in reapportionment and the census bureau. They also canvass voter roles annually, suspend felons, remove deceased from voter roll listings, and keep all original applications of registered voters. They also assist the board of election supervisors in drawings commissioners and commissioners-in-charge for all elections.
You can reach the Registrar of Voters office by calling (318) 965-2301.