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Louisiana Polls 2012: Closing Time, Opening Time, And Where To Vote

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For those who live in Louisiana, here's what you need to know about voting on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

The closing time for Louisiana polls is 8 p.m. Central Time; Opening time for Louisiana polls is 6 a.m. local time.

Not sure where to vote? The Louisiana Secretary of State's website has a "Where to vote" page that will help you locate your polling place.

Louisiana will grant eight electoral votes to its victor in the presidential race. The state has voted for the Republican presidential candidate the past three elections, as well as six of the last eight.

Still have questions? Stop by the Louisiana Secretary of State website.

How is the race shaping up nationwide? See our election map here.

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33 out of 100 seats are up for election. 51 are needed for a majority.
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Current Senate 53 47
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* Includes two independent senators expected to caucus with the Democrats: Angus King (Maine) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.).
All 435 seats are up for election. 218 are needed for a majority.
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