Because of the concerns over the spread of the Coronavirus, Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin has announced that he will be halting the April election.

The election for the Presidential Primary and other issues on the ballot will be suspended at this time.

The April 4th election will now be delayed until June 20th, and the May General election will be held in July.

There is a provision in state law that allows Louisiana's Secretary of State to sign a certification to delay the election until June out of "an abundance of caution".