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Mississippi Voter Registration Information

Friday, December 9, 2011

Primary Election
March 13, 2012

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline

February 12, 2012

General Election

November 6, 2012

General Election Voter Registration Deadline

October 6, 2012

Voter Registration and Eligibility
Must register 30 days prior to each election. Your application must be postmarked at least 30 days before the election in which you want to vote.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Every United States citizen who possesses the following qualifications is entitled to register to vote in Mississippi:

  • An inhabitant of Mississippi, except persons judicially declared mentally incompetent;
  • At least 18 years old (or will be by the date of the next general election)
  • A resident of the state, county, and supervisor’s district for 30 days
  • Has never been convicted of any crime listed in Section 241 of the Mississippi Constitution (murder, rape, bribery, theft, arson, obtaining money or goods under false pretense, perjury, forgery, embezzlement, or bigamy)


OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM

In Person:

Voter registration is available at the office of the County Circuit Clerk or Municipal. Voter registration is also available when applying for or renewing your driver's license, or when applying for services at numerous state and federal government agencies.

By Mail:

For a mail-in application, call your county election office or pick one up at the courthouse, public library or other participating government office. Mail-in voter registration forms are also available from the Secretary of State's Office.

Obtain a voter registration application online here.

MISSISSIPPI ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Who Can Absentee Vote in Mississippi?
Some registered voters are eligible to vote absentee because of age, health or work demands, or their affiliation with the United States armed forces. For example, voters who will be outside their county of residence on Election Day are entitled to vote by absentee ballot. Please check with your Circuit or Municipal Clerk to determine if you are entitled to vote absentee and to learn the procedures for doing so. (contact information)

Absentee Deadlines:

Absentee voting deadlines come early to help assure your ballot is counted.  If you will know that you are going to vote absentee, contact your Circuit or Municipal Clerk at least two weeks before the election.

Additional Information for Overseas Voters

Source of information:
Elections Division
First Floor, Heber Ladner Building
401 Mississippi Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201-1004
Phone: 601-359-2550
Elections Hotline: 800-829-6786
Fax:601-359-5019

http://www.sos.ms.gov/

PROTECT YOUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS
BY EXERCISING YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE!
 

 

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