Deadline to register to vote in primary elections set for July 10

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The voter registration deadline for Mississippi residents is right around the corner, with the last date to be eligible to vote in the August primaries set for Monday, July 10.

Those who are wishing to vote in the primary elections but are not currently registered in the state are encouraged to do the following:

  • Register in-person at the circuit or municipal clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m. on July 10
  • Mail registration applications postmarked no later than July 10

Mississippians who plan to submit in-person or mail-in absentee ballots can collect them through the county circuit clerk’s office.

To verify eligibility, residents 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, July 29, 2023, and August 5, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. until noon.

Periodic Campaign Finance Reports are also due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 10, in the appropriate office for 2023 candidates and political committees supporting or opposing 2023 candidates.

Mississippi law requires all candidates for elective office — excluding candidates for federal office — to file campaign finance disclosure reports.

Candidates may file campaign finance reports via:

  • Email: or
  • In person: 401 Mississippi Street, Jackson, MS 39201 or 1141 Bayview Avenue, Suite 120, Biloxi, MS 39530
  • Mail: P.O. Box 136, Jackson, MS 39205-0136 (Please note that mailed-in reports must actually be received by the required date and the postmarked date will not be considered.)
  • Fax: (601) 576-2545

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