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Mississippi

In Mississippi elections are overseen by the Mississippi Secretary of State.

CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS:

https://www.msegov.com/sos/voter_registration/AmIRegistered

FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE:

http://www.sos.ms.gov/PollingPlace/Pages/default.aspx

REGISTERING TO VOTE IN MISSISSIPPI:

PRIMARY RULES:

  • Open Primaries, meaning any registered voter can vote in any party’s primary.

WAYS TO VOTE:

  • In Person on Election Day

  • Absentee (Information on applying here. Mail-in deadline is 5:00pm day before the election. In person ballots must be dropped by noon on the Saturday before the election at a county election office.)

 KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • ID is required to vote for in-person voting.

    • Acceptable forms of ID include: driver's license, photo ID card issued by a branch, department, or entity of the State of Mississippi, United States passport, government employee ID card, firearms license, student photo ID issued by an accredited Mississippi university, college, or community/junior college, United States military ID, tribal photo ID, any other photo ID issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the United States government or any State government, and the Mississippi Voter Identification Card.

    • Voters casting an absentee ballot by mail do NOT have to show a photo ID. Also, overseas and uniformed military voting by absentee ballot by mail, email or fax do not have to show a photo ID.

    • For more information check out VoteRiders.org.

-Polling Hours: 7:00am – 7:00pm

-Mississippi Voter Hotline: (800) 829-6786