Qualifying begins this week for the Presidential Preference Primary race that is scheduled to take place on April 4th.

The Louisiana Secretary of State's Office reports that nominees for Democrat, Republican, and Independent parties will have a chance to qualify.

The window to qualify is from January 8th through January 10th.

Voters will also get to choose their state and parish committee members in the spring.

In order to be able to vote in the April 4th Presidential Preference Primary, you must be registered to vote by March 4th in person or by mail.

The last day to register online is March 14th.