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100 Day Voter Registration Blitz

Gulfport community leaders are not wasting any time preparing residents to let their voices be heard at the election polls. With a 100 Day Voter Registration Blitz campaign, local leaders and…

Primary election results by city

Here are the election results in municipal election primaries held Tuesday, according to our media partner, The Sun Herald. Winners are listed in bold type. Where there is a runoff, both candidates are in bold. If the election is to…

Seniors receive free rides for absentee voting in

Community leaders in the City of Gulfport are making sure everyone has a chance to cast their votes this election season. District 119 Representative Sonya Williams Barnes along with other elected officials loaded up the vans and…

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…

Voters head to the polls in Diamondhead for mayoral election

Signs held high along with high spirits in Diamondhead today as residents head to the polls in a special election for a new mayor. After the unexpected loss of Mayor Tommy Schafer earlier this year, the city has been without…

Local organizations hosting ‘Get out the Vote’ Blitz

The Extend a Hand, Help a Friend Foundation and Mississippi Rising Coalition are coming together to make sure everyone in South Mississippi understands how crucial the upcoming election will be. Therefore, the two organizations are hosting a ‘Get out the…

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…

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…

100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

Yesterday marked the 100th year women have been able to vote in the United States. The 19th Amendment of the United States Constitution was passed by Congress on June 4th, 1919 but it was not ratified until August 18th, 1920.…

Familiar faces greet South Mississippi voters at local precincts

While the results of today’s primaries are still uncertain, some things remain the same such as familiar faces at some of South Mississippi’s most popular precincts. News 25’s Toni Miles takes us behind the scenes at the precinct located at…

Congressman Palazzo votes on the Coast

Congressman Steven Palazzo cast his ballot today on the Coast. Palazzo was joined by his son Barrett Palazzo, who is a first time voter, and his parents Muriel and Frank Palazzo at the Sand Beach precinct. Palazzo released a statement…