Jackson County Circuit Clerk open Wednesday for absentee voting

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Although Jackson County Government offices will be closing at noon Wednesday in preparation of Tropical Storm Zeta, the Jackson County Circuit Clerk’s Office will remain open. Voters wishing to vote absentee will need to have a photo I.D. and a valid reason for voting absentee.

The Circuit Clerk’s office is located at 3104 Magnolia Street, Pascagoula and hours are M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. They will also be open on Saturday, October 31, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Circuit Clerk’s phone number is 228-769-3040, however, please note that the phone lines and physical lines have been very busy so it may be difficult to get through.

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Visit the Secretary of State’s www.yallvote.ms website for information about voting.  This website answers almost all questions and includes information about:

Election Calendar (includes important deadlines)

  • Absentee Voting (In-Person and Mail-In)
  • Determining if You are Eligible to Vote Absentee: Step-by-Step Guide to Absentee Voting (pdf).
  • Voter IDs
  • Military/Overseas Voting (including Federal Post Card Application)
  • County Contact Information
  • Verifying You are Registered to Vote
  • Search for Individual Polling Locations
  • Ballot Initiative Info (Initiative Measure #65 and Alternate Measure #65A)
  • COVID-19 Safety at the Polls Information
  • and much more

Some Important Upcoming Dates/Deadlines: 
October 31, 2020 – Deadline for In-Person Absentee Voting
October 31, 2020 – Circuit Clerk’s Office is Open 8a.m. – 5p.m. for In-Person Absentee Voting (it’s a Saturday)
November 3, 2020 – Election Day, Precinct’s will be open from 7a.m. – 7p.m. and Mail-In Absentee Ballots must be Postmarked on or Before this Date to be Valid
November 10, 2020 – Mail-in Absentee Ballots that were postmarked on or before Nov. 3 must be received by the Circuit Clerk