Mississippi 6/5 Primary: Voter Resources


Mississippi has its statewide primary election on Tuesday, June 5. Share/bookmark these voter resources and review the quick facts going into election day. There are also a few key races noted–the links will take you to specific candidate information for that race.

Mississippi Voter Resources
Registration deadline: May 7
Confirm your voter registration: https://iwillvote.com/
Info for overseas/military voters here
Early voting? No
Absentee voting info here
Find your polling place here
Check ID requirements here

Mississippi Politics Quick Facts
– 1 Senator is up for re-election in 2018
– All 4 House Representatives are up for re-election
– Voted +17 for Trump in 2016
– Current partisan breakdown of the state legislature:
Governor (R)
State Senate 32 (R) – 20 (D)
State House 72 (R) – 48 (D)  plus two vacant seats

Key Races

Roger Wicker (R) is the incumbent and he is running for re-election. There are 6 Democrats running in the primary.  (The special election to replace Sen. Thad Cochran will not take place until November.)

Justice David Ishee’s term is expiring and he must stand for a nonpartisan election to remain on the bench.

To find out the names of the candidates running for local judgeships and school board positions, go to 411Vote to get a sample ballot.

A Final Note
For a more complete list of state races in the primary, visit Ballotpedia: Mississippi Elections 2018To learn about events featuring candidates running for office, connect with your local chapter of the Mississippi Democrats.

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