More than 24,000 absentee ballots have been received by circuit clerk’s offices across the state ahead of the runoff election.
That’s about 20,000 less than the primary election where almost 43,000 ballots were cast.
More than 1.8 million Mississippians are registered to vote in the upcoming election.
In the Republican primary election, the number of votes cast totaled 383,000 which was 80,000 more than the Democratic primary election.
Polls opened this morning at 7 a.m. Any voter in line by 7 p.m. is entitled to cast a ballot.
If you haven’t voted yet, here are some things you need to know:
- You must bring a photo ID with you in order to cast your ballot
- Check your precinct before leaving the house, as some polling locations have changed.
You can find you polling location by visiting sos.ms.gov/pollingplace.