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Voter info to remember on Election Day

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Mississippians will vote today to decide who will represent them statewide and in their local districts.

Polls will be open for the 2019 Primary Election from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2019.  Mississippians can cast a ballot for statewide, state district, legislative, county, and county district offices. Any voter in line at 7 p.m. is entitled to cast a ballot.

Other important information for Election Day includes:

  • UOCAVA voters, including servicemembers deployed outside their county of residence, must absentee vote by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, August 6, 2019.
  • Polling Place Location: A polling place locator is available on the Secretary of State’s website. 
  • Voter Photo ID: Voters are required to show photo identification at the polls.  A voter without an acceptable form of photo identification is entitled to cast an affidavit ballot.  An affidavit ballot may be counted if the voter provides an acceptable form of photo identification to the Circuit Clerk’s Office within five business days after the election.  For more information, visit
  • Campaigning: It is unlawful to campaign for any candidate within 150 feet of any entrance to a polling place, unless on 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.

*NOTE: This is a sample ballot displaying ALL races on the Republican and Democrat Ballots



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