How & Where to Vote
Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to Vote
Register to vote in Mississippi, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Have more questions about voting?
Read our voting FAQ
Important Dates - Presidential Primary
Voting Information for Mississippi
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
Don’t miss your next election!
Don’t miss your next election! Mississippi’s primary election will be held on March 10th, 2020.Find Your Representatives What Do Your Representatives Stand For?
Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Early Voting Dates: Vary by county
You can vote in person at your clerk’s office before the election using an absentee ballot. Start dates vary by county; all early voting ends on March 9th at 5pm. Excuse required.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here). Mississippi does not have a deadline to apply for a ballot, however, we recommend you apply as early as possible. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by March 9th. Excuse required.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Mississippi
Do Voters Need ID?
- Yes, voters need an ID
- State or federal photo ID is required
- First time voters need ID
- Student IDs accepted
Find out more about your rights in Mississippi.
- You may pre-register for All Elections
- You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election