DECISION 2019: What to know before you vote

DECISION 2019: What to know before you vote

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Tuesday is Primary Election Day 2019 for Mississippi. Here is everything you need to know before you head to the polls at 7:00 a.m.

Before you vote, it is always a good idea to double check that you are registered. You can do that in a few easy steps online. To check if you are registered to vote, CLICK HERE.

Absentee ballots sent by mail must be received by the County Clerk’s office no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday.

Polls will open Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. and close by 7:00 p.m.

To view specific voting information by county, CLICK HERE.

For candidate information, CLICK HERE.


The Secretary of State’s website has provided a simple way to check on the closest polling location for you. If you need to find out your polling location, CLICK HERE.


According to the Secretary of State’s website, all Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the Circuit Clerk’s office are also required to show a photo ID.

Any one of the following ID’s can be used on election day.

  • A driver's license
  • A photo ID card issued by a branch, department, or entity of the State of Mississippi
  • A United States passport
  • A government employee ID card
  • A firearms license
  • A student photo ID issued by an accredited Mississippi university, college, or community/junior college
  • A United States military ID
  • A tribal photo ID
  • Any other photo ID issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the United States government or any State government
  • A Mississippi Voter Identification Card

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