Absentee ballots now available for November election

In-person and mail-in absentee ballots are now available through your county circuit clerk’s office for the November general and special election to be held on Nov. 8.

To verify eligibility, Mississippians can utilize the Step-By-Step Absentee Guide from the Secretary of State’s Office or contact their local circuit clerk. If eligible, ballots will be provided upon request by your circuit clerk.

For those who cannot visit their circuit clerk’s office during the work week, Saturday in-person absentee voting dates are Saturday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m.-12 noon

To familiarize yourself with the upcoming election, all congressional and state district races can be viewed on the Secretary of State’s website. For a sample ballot specific to you, contact your local circuit clerk.

In order to vote in the November election, Mississippians must be registered to vote by Oct. 10.

The Secretary of State’s Office serves as the primary, trusted source for election information. Visit our Y’all Vote website (yallvote.ms) for a variety of helpful resources including Frequently Asked Questions for absentee voting and contact information for county election officials

For voter registration or elections questions, contact ElectionsAnswers@sos.ms.gov or call the Elections Hotline at 1-800-829-6786. 

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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