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Vote Early Day - State by State Voter Information

No-Excuse Mail Voting
In-Person Early Voting

Voter Information

Primary Election Day: August 8, 2023
Primary Ballots Mailed: June 23, 2023
General Election Day: November 7, 2023
General Election Ballots Mailed: September 22, 2023
Additional Voting Information: Mississippi Elections Information Website


This state requires an excuse to vote by mail. Check out the information below to determine if you are eligible to vote by mail.

Absentee Voting Criteria

You may vote by absentee ballot in Mississippi if:

  • You will be away from your county on Election Day for any reason.
  • You are a student, teacher, or administrator at a school whose studies or employment there necessitates your absence from your county on Election Day; or you are the spouse or dependent thereof.
  • You have a temporary or permanent physical disability that renders you unable to vote in person without substantial hardship.
  • You are the parent, spouse, or dependent of a person with a temporary or permanent physical disability who is hospitalized outside of their county of residence or more than fifty (50) miles away, and you (the parent, spouse or dependent) will be with that person on Election Day.
  • You are sixty-five (65) years of age or older.
  • You will be unable to vote in person because you are required to be at work on Election Day during the times at which the polls will be open.
  • You are a member, spouse, or dependent of the congressional delegation.
  • You are a disabled war veteran (or spouse or dependant of such a person) in a hospital.
  • You are a member (or spouse or dependent of such a person) of the Merchant Marine or American Red Cross.

If you have encountered a problem with voting, please call this national nonpartisan hotline: 866-OUR-VOTE.