Information you need to know when you go to Vote!
FOR VOTING PROBLEMS ON ELECTION DAY CALL
The Secretary of State's Office - Election Hotline - (800)829-6786; email
The U.S. Justice Department - (800)253-3931 or (202)307-2767
Disability Rights Mississippi - (800)772-4057
If you have a complaint about your voting experience, please complete a Help America Vote Act Complaint Form
Finding Your Polling Location
Q. Where do I vote? Refer to your voter registration card or ask your neighbor where they vote. Go to http://www.vote411.org
and enter your address to find your polling place. You may call your county Circuit Clerk. On ELECTION DAY call the League of Women Voters Hotline at 601-355-7495..
Making Voting A Breeze
l. Call ahead
: Contact your Circuit Clerk's office (contact information found on your "County Election Information
> to make sure you're registered to vote and find out where your polling place is.
2. Avoid the crowds: If you can, go to the polls during the off hours of 10:00am-11:30am and 1:30pm-3:30pm. Polls are less likely to be crowded then.
3. Take a friend to vote: Why go alone when you can take a friend or loved one to vote too?
Get information about the new voting machines and practice using them at Touch & Vote
. For further information, contact your Circuit Clerk's office or the Secretary of State's office
Campaigning at the Polls & Poll Watchers
- No campaign literature can be distributed or lobbying done within 150 feet of any entrance to the polling place.
- Poll watchers must be appointed by the candidate in writing. Candidates may be poll watchers.
- Poll watchers and other persons cannot do anything that hinders the progress of voters into the polling place.
- Poll watchers must be assigned a position from which they can view the election process and challenge unqualified voters.
- Any person creating a disturbance at the polling place shall be arrested. If assistance is required, the Manager/Bailiff should contact local law enforcement officers and request assistance.