State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Mississippi Electoral Situation
Absentee ballots require an excuse: yes

Early voting: no

Felons: Persons convicted of murder, rape, bribery, theft, arson, obtaining money or goods under false pretense, perjury, forgery, embezzlement or bigamy in a Mississippi State Court lose their right to vote. Persons seeking to regain the right to vote can attempt to do so in three different ways: they can apply for a Pardon from the Governor; they can apply for an Executive Order Restoring Civil Rights from the Governor; or they can seek to have the Mississippi State Legislature pass a Bill of Suffrage on their behalf, which must pass with a two-thirds majority.

ID Laws: First-time voters who register by mail and do not provide ID verification with registration application need an ID that could include a photo ID driver’s license, a paycheck, a utility bill, or other government document that includes a name and address.

Mandatory poll worker/election official training: yes

Paper trail: no

Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: no

Registration deadline: Register 28 days before the election.

Uniform voting system: no