by Daniel Miller
Registering to Vote in Mississippi:
Last day to register to vote: 5pm on Monday, October 8th (or postmarked by Tuesday, October 9th)
How to Register:
- FILL OUT THIS VOTER REGISTRATION FORM, print it out, sign it, and mail or deliver it. Must be received by the deadline.
- Not sure if you’re registered? Check here.
Voting in Mississippi:
Voting on Election Day:
Where & When:
- Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th
- Find your polling place here.
- Polling places are open from 7am to 7pm on Election Day. If you are in line by 7pm, you are allowed to vote.
- You should MAKE A PLAN for WHAT TIME you’re going to vote and HOW you’re going to GET THERE.
What You Need to Bring:
You will need to show one of these photo IDs to vote:
- Driver’s license
- U.S. passport
- A student photo ID issued by an accredited Mississippi university, college, or community/junior college
- U.S. military ID
- Tribal photo ID
- Photo ID issued by some government body of Mississippi or the US government
- Mississippi Voter Identification Card.
Expired photo IDs may be used at the polls if the ID is a state or federal ID not more than 10 years old.
Other Important Info:
- If you expect to be unable to get to your polling place on Election Day for a variety of reasons, you can request a mail ballot from your local Circuit or Municipal Clerk. Find out more here.
- You should not bring any campaign materials into the polling place, including buttons & t-shirts.
- You can register and vote where you live, even if you’re an out-of-state student or were previously registered somewhere else (so long as you don’t vote in two places at once.
- Some people with a felony may be able to register & vote, depending on what crime their conviction was for. Find out more here. (PDF)