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Voter Registration
Ways to register: in person, online and by mail. Registration Deadline for 11/3/20 election:   October 1, 2020                                                        

Voting
Mississippi offers in person and absentee voting. 

In Person
Polls are open from 7 am to 7 pm on November 3, 2020, as required by state law. 

Absentee Voting
Voters unable to vote in person on Election Day may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Most absentee voters must appear before the Circuit Clerk or Municipal Clerk and absentee vote in person. A few categories of absentee voters may request a mailed ballot. Voters, who are required to be at work on Election or will be out of town, must absentee vote in person.

Absentee voters, who are 65 or older, have a permanent or temporary physical disability, or are temporarily residing outside their county of residence may absentee vote by mail. Please check with your Circuit or Municipal Clerk to determine if you are entitled to vote by an absentee ballot and to learn the procedures for doing so.

In the year 2020, voters under a physician-imposed quarantine due to COVID-19 or caring for a dependent under a physician-imposed quarantine may request an absentee ballot under the temporary or permanent physical disability excuse, and absentee vote by mail.

If you know you will vote by an absentee ballot, you may visit or contact your Circuit or Municipal Clerk’s Office at any time within 45 days of the election. Voters included within the Uniform and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), such as members of the military and overseas citizens, may register to vote and request an absentee ballot by Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). UOCAVA voters may register to vote using the FPCA up until ten days before the date of an election and may receive and return an absentee ballot by mail, email, or fax. Absentee ballots are now final votes. If you cast an absentee ballot, you may no longer vote in person on Election Day. If you know you will vote by an absentee ballot, you may visit or contact your Circuit or Municipal Clerk’s Office at any time within 45 days of the election. For more information, call the Secretary of State’s Election Hotline at 1 (800) 829-6786 or visit our website at www.yallvote.ms.

Absentee voting, where and when permitted, requires a witness signature. 

Voter identification requirements   

Voter ID is required for all voters with very limited exceptions. Acceptable forms of voter ID are:

  • A driver’s license; • A government issued photo ID card; • A United States passport; • A government employee photo identification card; • A firearms license; • A student photo ID issued by an accredited Mississippi university, college, or community/junior college; • A United States military photo ID; • A tribal photo ID; • Any other photo ID issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the United States government or any State government; or • A Mississippi Voter Identification Card


If you do not present an acceptable form of photo ID or are unable to do so because of a religious objection, you are entitled to cast an affidavit ballot. A voter casting an affidavit ballot because he/she did not present an acceptable form of photo ID based upon a religious objection may not have his/her ballot rejected for this reason if he/she completes an Affidavit of Religious Objection in the Circuit or Municipal Clerk’s Office within five business days after Election Day. A voter casting an affidavit ballot because he/ she did not present an acceptable form of photo ID may not have his/her ballot rejected for this reason if he/she presents an acceptable form of photo ID in the Circuit or Municipal Clerk’s Office within five business days after Election Day. Call 1 (844) MSVoter (1 (844) 678-6837) for Voter ID information or assistance in obtaining a Mississippi Voter Identification Card.
 

Early Voting
There is no early voting in Mississippi. Only deployed military may download a Vote by mail Absentee ballot.

Phonebanks by Precinct
Tunica - Robinsonville
https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/C291A4H-900734

Tunica - New Sub Park
https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/0491A4K-752080

Tunica - Tunica Auditorium
https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/3591A4M-754671

Tunica - White Oak Recreation Center
https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/1A91A4F-209459

Jackson - Precinct 26
https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/2F91A4B-232019

Jackson - Precinct 83
https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/B2A1A4H-141892

Jackson - Precinct 85
https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/35A1A4N-532858

 
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