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Mississippi Voting Guide

Voting allows citizens to participate in and influence their federal, state, and local governments. Knowing what to expect when Election Day approaches in Mississippi will making casting your ballot much easier.

Am I eligible to vote in Mississippi?

To be eligible to vote in Mississippi, you must be:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • A resident of the state of Mississippi and the precinct in which you are registered to vote for at least 30 days before the election
  • At least 18 years of age on Election Day

You are not eligible to vote in Mississippi if you have been:


Where Do I Vote?

To find your local polling place, you can use the Mississippi Polling Place Locator or you can contact your local Circuit Clerk.

How to Register in Mississippi

There are several ways to register to vote in Mississippi. This includes registering:

In Person

Fill out a voter registration application at any state or federal government office that provides government services.


Examples of locations include the Municipal Clerk's Office, Circuit Clerk's Office, and Dept. of Public Safety.

By Mail

If you prefer to register by mail, you can do so by filling out a Mississippi voter registration application.

Send Application

Voter registration applications are available online and in government offices. Mail it to your local Circuit Clerk's office.

Mississippi Voting Resources

Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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