Today marks the last day for Mississippians wishing to cast a ballot in the 2023 general election to register to vote before the deadline.
Residents can register in person at the circuit or municipal clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 9, or through a mail-in registration application that is postmarked no later than Tuesday, October 10.
In-person and mail-in absentee ballots are also currently available for the general election through county circuit clerk’s offices.
To verify eligibility, Mississippians can utilize the Step-By-Step Absentee Guide from the Secretary of State’s Office or contact their local circuit clerk. If eligible, ballots will be provided upon request by their circuit clerk.
Those who cannot visit their circuit clerk’s office during the work week can cast an in-person absentee ballot from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on October 28 or November 4.
Watson added that Periodic Campaign Finance Reports are due by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 10, in the appropriate office for 2023 candidates and political committees supporting or opposing 2023 candidates.
Candidates may file campaign finance reports via:
- Email: CampaignFinance@sos.ms.gov or Shelby.Scoggins@sos.ms.gov
- In-person: 401 Mississippi Street, Jackson, MS 39201 or 1141 Bayview Avenue, Suite 120, Biloxi, MS 39530
- Mail: P.O. Box 136, Jackson, MS 39205-0136 (Please note that mailed-in reports must actually be received by the required date and the postmarked date will not be considered.)
- Fax: (601) 576-2545