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Voter turnout in Ocean Springs

District four residents are exercising their right to vote in Ocean Springs today. Throughout the day, several voters filed in and out of the Ryan Youth Center located on Pine Drive. Though not required, most of these…

Harrison County election preview

Harrison County voters are still lining up this evening to get their votes cast before polls close at 7 p.m. News 25’s Grant Chighizola is in Biloxi with a preview of races on the ballot in the…

Harrison County Republican Club hosting watch party

The Harrison County Republican Club is hosting their watch party tonight. It’s happening at 204 East Courthouse Road in Gulfport. The public is invited to attend and watch together as the local and national election results come in this evening.…

Mississippi expands curbside voting, sets absentee 'cure'

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi is expanding access to curbside voting for people with symptoms of COVID-19. It's also setting a new process to let voters correct, or “cure,” minor discrepancies with signatures on…

Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he won't participate in next week’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden if it's virtual. Debate organizers announced Thursday that the debate would be virtual because of Trump's…

Jackson County receives scannable ballots

The Jackson County Circuit Clerk’s Office received scannable ballots earlier today from the election commission after it was brought to light that they were not able to show the picture of the proposed new state flag on absentee ballots. Circuit…

Today is National Register to Vote Day

Today is National Register to Vote Day and time is ticking to make sure you’re registered with just six weeks to go before the November 3rd Presidential Election. The deadline to register to vote by mail and in person is…

Medical Marijuana on the 2020 ballot

Today, the Medical Marijuana Campaign of 2020 with Initiative 65 met in Gulfport for a briefing on the upcoming options for the November election. Initiative 65 proposes to amend the Mississippi Constitution to allow qualified patients with debilitating medical conditions,…

Judge: Absentee voting OK with pre-existing health issues

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge has ruled voters with health conditions that might make them vulnerable to COVID-19 must be allowed to vote by absentee ballot. However, the judge rejected an argument…

Mississippi Republican Party Holds 2020 State Convention

JACKSON—Delegates to the Mississippi Republican State Convention, held August 1, elected Party leadership for the next four years. County conventions and precinct caucuses were held July 11, 2020. “The reorganization of our Party through the Convention process is an important…

Trump floats election 'delay' amid claims of voting fraud

By Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is for the first time floating a “delay" to November's presidential election. And he's making unsubstantiated allegations that increased mail-in voting will result in fraud. The dates of federal elections are…

Voter registration deadline is October 5th

We are a little more than three months away from the 2020 general election as Americans head to the polls to cast their ballots on Tuesday, November 3rd and a lot is at stake, including deciding who the next president…