MISSISSIPPI PRIMARY ELECTION: Here’s what you need to know

MISSISSIPPI PRIMARY ELECTION: Here’s what you need to know
Election Day is right around the corner and for many residents, casting their vote is a vital element to democracy. (Source: Associated Press)

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - For many U.S. residents, voting is a vital element to democracy.

So to make this patriotic time a bit less stressful, we’ve decided to tackle some general questions regarding Mississippi’s 2020 primary election.

For many U.S. residents, voting is a vital element to democracy.
For many U.S. residents, voting is a vital element to democracy. (Source: Sarah Liese)

Here’s what you need to know:

Who is running in the presidential primary election?

Which Mississippi candidates will I see on my ballot?

Where should you go and cast your vote?

What are the deadlines to vote?

  • Absentee: 12 p.m.
  • Election day: 7 p.m.
  • Mail ballots: must be received in the office by Monday at 5 p.m.

What do you need to vote?

  • Whether you are absentee voting in-person or on election day, you must bring your photo ID card with you.
  • For a list of acceptable photo identification cards, click here.

Good luck and happy voting!

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