JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Anyone who wants to participate in the November 8th Election must be registered to vote by the end of the week.
Saturday, October 8 is the deadline for Mississippians to register to vote.
For those who want to vote in person, Circuit Clerk’s offices will be open on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. Mail-in registration applications must be postmarked by October 8.
The law requires for residents to be registered to vote at least 30 days before Election Day.
IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW FOR ELECTION DAY
- All Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Get information on Voter ID here.
- If you still need to register, here is a link to the application. You can use the same form to change your address or name. You can register to vote at your Circuit Clerk’s office, your Municipal Clerk’s office, when you get your driver’s license at the Department of Public Safety, or through the mail.
- To update your name and address registration information online, you must already be a registered voter of the state of Mississippi and have a current and valid Mississippi driver’s license or photo identification card issued by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. You can do that here.
- Election day is November 8. Find out your polling location here.
- Click here to see a list of important dates for the upcoming election.
- View the General Election sample ballot here.
- Need to contact your circuit clerk? View the list for the County Election Information
- Get other important voting information here or on Mississippi’s Online Voter Information Center.