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Important voting information for upcoming runoff

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman is hoping to see a large turnout for next week’s runoff election.

Posted: Nov 21, 2018 2:57 PM
Updated: Jul 1, 2019 10:19 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman is hoping to see a large turnout for Tuesday’s runoff election.

Voters can cast a ballot for candidates in the U.S. Senate, judicial and other races.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. However, any voter in line at 7 p.m. is entitled to cast a ballot.

Here is other important information for election day.

Absentee voting deadline – The in-person absentee voting deadline is 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 24. Circuit clerk’s offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Absentee ballots returned by mail must be received by the circuit clerks’ offices no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, November 26. The deadline for UOCAVA voters, including service members deployed outside their county of residence, to return their absentee ballot is 7 p.m. on election day.

Polling place location - Click this link for polling precincts in your area

Voter photo ID – Voters are required to show photo ID at the polls. A voter without an acceptable form of photo ID is entitled to cast an affidavit ballot. An affidavit ballot may be counted if the voter provides an acceptable form of photo ID to the circuit clerk’s office within five business days after the election.

MORE: Click here for more information on voting ID

During election night, you can find full results online at WTVA.com, on the WTVA 9 News mobile app (iOS & Android) and displayed on your TV during our nightly newscasts.

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