Helpful Voting Links — Mississippi
Do not miss your next election! Congressional midterm elections will be held nationwide on November 6, 2018. Local and state elections will also be on many ballots.
- Register to Vote
- Check your registration status
- State Election Website
- State Election Dates
- Find your Polling Place
- See Your Ballot
- Absentee Ballot Instructions
- Request an Absentee Ballot
- Felon Voting Laws
- Call the Election Office: (800) 829-6786
- County Election Offices
- County Government Information
Primary/Caucus Info — Mississippi
What's on the ballot?
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — Mississippi
Voter ID Requirements — Mississippi
What forms of ID are acceptable?
- Mississippi driver’s license
- Identification card, including, but not limited to, an employee identification card containing a photograph of the elector, issued by a branch, department, agency or entity of the State of Mississippi
- United States passport
- Employee identification card containing a photograph of the elector issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the United States government
- Mississippi license containing a photograph of the elector to carry a pistol or revolver
- Tribal identification card containing a photograph of the elector
- United States military identification card containing a photograph of the elector
- Student identification card, containing a photograph of the elector, issued by an accredited college, university or community or junior college in the State of Mississippi
- Mississippi Voter Identification Card Photo identification issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the United States government or any state government including, but not limited to, a driver’s license issued by a state other than Mississippi
Early & Absentee Voting — MississippiRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: Oct. 29th to Nov. 5th
You can vote in person at your clerk's office from Oct. 29th to Nov. 5th at noon. before the election, using an absentee ballot. Excuse required.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than September 29th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by the day before the election. Excuse required.
Mississippi has recent election law reform to eliminate in-person absentee voting and establish pre-election voting without an excuse. By-mail absentee voters would be reserved for voters with disabilities and their caregivers only. Information will be updated as available. (June 2016)