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Mississippi

Abbreviation: 
MS

Mississippi ID Needed for Voting

Photo ID is required in order to vote. You must show one of the following forms of ID - expired photo IDs are acceptable as long as they are not more than 10 years old:

Mississippi Absentee Voting

You are eligible to vote absentee if you are a duly qualified and registered voter who will be absent from your county of residence on Election Day or are:

Mississippi Registration Deadline

In person registration at the county clerk's office must be done at least 30 days prior to the election in which you want to vote. In most cases, circuit clerks and municipal clerks are available to register voters between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Mail in registration applications must be postmarked 30 days prior to the election.

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Mississippi Polling Place Locator

You can find your polling place by utilizing your state resource.

If you have further questions on your polling place location, please contact your county clerk.

Mississippi Early Voting

Early voting does not exist in Mississippi. However, you may vote absentee ballot in person at your local circuit clerk's office (office hours vary, check with your local clerk's office).

Mississippi Eligibility Reqirement

To be eligible to vote in Mississippi you must be:

  • A resident of Mississippi for 30 days before the election
  • At least 18 years old, or will be 18 by the next General Election
  • Not declared mentally incompetent by a court
  • Not convicted of a disenfranchising crime

Mississippi Overseas and Military Voters

You are a Military or Overseas voter if you are in uniformed services, living overseas OR a spouse or dependant of a uniformed services voter. To get registered and vote, you can utilize Overseas Vote Foundation.

If you have additional questions about elections and voting overseas you can use our state specific elections official directory or contact the Overseas Vote Foundation.

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