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Election Day 2022 is here. What to know before heading to the polls

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Mississippi’s General and Special Election Day is finally here. Tuesday’s ballot includes congressional, state judicial, and school board races, as well as a handful of special elections.

To make navigating the voting process as easy as possible, Secretary of State Michael Watson has provided the following Election Day reminders:

  • In-Person Voting: Polls for the November 8 Elections open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Any voter in line is legally entitled to cast a ballot.
  • Polling Place Location: Please contact your County Circuit Clerk’s Office or local Election Commissioners to verify your polling place. Click here for a polling place locator. 
  • Voter Photo ID: Voters are required to show photo identification at the polls. A voter without an acceptable form of identification is entitled to cast an affidavit ballot. Click here for a list of acceptable photo IDs. 
  • Campaigning: It is unlawful to campaign for any candidate within 150 feet of any entrance to a polling place, unless on a private property.
  • Loitering: The polling places should be clear for 30 feet from every entrance of all people except elections officials, voters waiting to vote, or authorized poll watchers.
  • Camera Phones: Voters are prohibited from taking pictures of their marked ballot.

For questions regarding election day, call 1-800-829-6786 or email And to keep up with the latest election results here in Mississippi, tune in to one of the 48 stations across the state that carries SuperTalk Mississippi News.

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