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Where and when do you vote? Everything you need to know to vote in the 2020 election in Mississippi.
This year, there are three initiatives that will be on the ballot: medical marijuana, the state flag design and a Jim Crow era provision.
MAGA hats? BLM shirts? What Mississippians can and can’t wear to the polls and other helpful voting tips for Election Day
Mississippi has specific rules on what you can wear to vote. Mississippi Today compiled them and other tips for voters before Election Day.
As of Sunday, a record of more than 231,000 Mississippians had voted absentee, which is a 128% increase over 2016’s absentee count.
Nearly 10,000 poll workers across the state are gearing up to serve voters Tuesday amidst an unusual election held during a pandemic.
Mississippi Today’s political reporters break down the 2020 U.S. Senate race between Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy.
Eleventh-hour fundraising records show Senate candidate Mike Espy has outraised Sen. Cindy Hyde Smith more than 2-to-1 among large donors.
Sen. Hyde-Smith’s perceived ineffectiveness in Washington comes into focus in final days of Senate race
Democratic challenger Mike Espy is spending big to ensure Mississippi voters know GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is rated the least effective senator in the nation.
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Click the links in the drop-downs below to read coverage of each candidate.
We asked the candidates in contested races for U.S. House of Representatives to share their views on several issues such as infrastructure, police funding, public education and more. Click here to view their responses side-by-side.
What are the candidates saying on social media? View the Twitter feeds of the 2020 candidates for U.S. Senate.
What are the candidates saying on social media? View the Twitter feeds of the 2020 candidates for U.S. House of Representatives.
MISSISSIPPI SUPREME COURT
Court of Appeals Justice Latrice Westbrooks denies the allegation, and said state and county records showing she voted twice are incorrect.
The Mississippi Supreme Court district of about 1 million people is nearly evenly divided by race, partisanship and urban/rural population.
We asked the Mississippi Supreme Court candidates in contested races why they are running, what they hope to accomplish and if they believe criminal justice reform is needed. Click here to view their responses side-by-side.
- Kenny Griffis*
- Latrice Westbrooks
- Leslie D. King (unopposed)
- Michael Randolph (unopposed)
- Josiah Dennis Coleman*
- Percy L. Lynchard
- President: Phil Collins
- Vice President: Bill Parker
- President: Brock Pierce
- Vice President: Karla Ballard
- President: Kanye West
- Vice President: Michelle Tidball
President: Howie Hawkins
Vice President: Angela Nicole Walker
President: Jo Jorgensen
Vice President: Jeremy “Spike” Cohen
President: Brian Carroll
Vice President: Amar Patel
President: Don Blankenship
Vice President: William Mohr
President Donald Trump endorsed Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in a tweet Wednesday afternoon where he said she “delivers for Mississippi.”
In addition to president and the Senate race, all four Mississippi congressional seats will also be up for election this year
Trump campaign tells Mississippi marijuana advocates to ‘cease-and-desist’ after Initiative 65 mailer
President Trump’s re-election campaign sent a cease-and-desist letter to a pro-medical marijuana group in Mississippi, saying their mailers falsely claim Trump supports a ballot initiative in the Magnolia State.
Along with the races above, voters will also have their say in three different ballot measures: medical marijuana, a new state flag design and removing a Jim Crow-era provision from the state constitution.
Medical marijuana will be on the 2020 ballot, but it’ll be confusing. Mississippi voters will choose between two proposals on November 3.
The state flag commission voted 8-1 to adopt the “New Magnolia” flag over the “Great River” flag, the other finalist.
The 1890 Constitution makes Mississippi the only state where a candidate for statewide office can win a majority of the popular vote and not be elected.
Mississippi is poised to legalize medical marijuana this November. But exactly how it will look is the subject of increasing debate.
View our interactive timeline of how lawmakers voted to remove the Mississippi state flag, the last in the nation featuring the Confederate battle emblem.
Federal judge prods state leaders to address provisions in the Constitution that require the House to decide statewide elections in some instances. Lt. Gov. Hosemann and House Speaker Gunn have indicated they support considering the issue this session