How to Get to Polling Places with RTA Election Day is Saturday, November 18, 2017 in New Orleans. Additionally, early voting is going on now in Orleans Parish. No matter where you live in New Orleans, the bus, streetcar, or ferry can get you to your local voting precinct to cast your ballot. Below are some helpful tips on finding out the best way to use transit to go vote. 1. Find your local voting precinct by visiting Geaux Vote, the State of Louisiana's voting portal. If you are not registered to vote, visit the online registration page for information on how to get registered. 2. Once you find your precinct in Orleans Parish, head over to the NORTA website to use the Trip Planner. 3. Fill in your location in the Leaving From section and the location of the voting precinct in the Arriving At section. Choose a time and voilà! You're on your way. Remember that polling places open at 7 am and close at 8 pm on November 18. 4. You can also see visit Maps & Schedules to see all the times buses and streetcars are running. Don't forget your state-issued ID! You'll need it to vote. 5. If you need anymore information about voting in Orleans Parish, visit the Registrar page.