50% of 18-29 year olds voted in the U.S. in 2020*

*Source CIRCLE- Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

The Mississippi voter registration deadline is October 9, 2023. Voters can apply in-person or by mailing a completed application.

Check Registration Status

Check your Mississippi voter registration status here.



In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old on Election Day, and a resident of Mississippi for 30 days.

  • You cannot be declared mentally incompetent by a court. You cannot be convicted of a disenfranchising crime, click here for more information.
  • College students can choose to vote in Mississippi or their home state, but may only be registered in one state.


The deadline to register to vote in Mississippi for the General Election is October 9, 2023.


Voter Registration Process

There are two methods of voter registration in Mississippi: mail in a printable application or in-person.

  • Mailed-in voter registration applications must be received and post-marked by October 10, 2024. Further voter registration information for Mississippi can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 18, 2023.

Questions? Contact us here.

Mississippi offers in-person and absentee voting in the 2024 General Election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

Please check with your voter registrar or Municipal Clerk to determine if you are entitled to vote absentee, as there are strict requirements that may vary. Click here for the printable absentee application to request an absentee ballot.

  • There is no deadline to request an absentee ballot, as you can pick them up at your County Circuit Clerk’s Office, but it is recommended to give enough time for one to be mailed to you.
  • Voted ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and received up to 5 business days after the election (November 14, 2023) in order to be counted. Contact your local elections office for more information.
  • Further absentee voting information for Mississippi is listed here.

Early Voting

Mississippi does not offer early voting.


Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.


Election Day Practices

On Election Day, polls are open 7am-7pm.

  • Photo ID is required for voting (insert link when available). If you do not have any other acceptable forms of ID, you can obtain a Mississippi Voter ID Card at no cost. See more information here.
  • Further Mississippi voting information is listed here and county specific information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 18, 2023.

Questions? Contact us here.