As of 1 p.m. today, 27,518 Mississippians have requested absentee ballots for the upcoming August 27 Primary Runoff Election, and 24,347 absentee ballots have been received back to the Circuit Clerks’ Offices.
In the August 6 Primary Election, 46,636 absentee ballots were requested, with 42,858 absentee ballots returned. The number of votes cast in the August 6 Republican Primary Election totaled 383,080 and the number of votes cast in the August 6 Democratic Primary Election totaled 302,390, for a grand total of 685,470 votes cast. More than 1.8 million Mississippians are registered to vote in the upcoming election. Census data estimates the State’s eligible voting age population to be about 2.2 million.
Updated received @MSGOP absentee ballot count from SOS @DelbertHosemann‘s office for runoffs is 12,675. In the primary it was 19,064. If ratios hold, the MSGOP runoff statewide would have 250,000 voters.#mselex #msgov @tatereeves @BillWallerMS @LynnFitchforMS @Andy_for_AG pic.twitter.com/JGfCxXzDlH
— Yall Politics (@MSyallpolitics) August 26, 2019
Circuit Clerks’ Offices must be in receipt of absentee ballots returned by mail by 5 p.m. today. For military and overseas voters, absentee ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27.
Polls are open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Any voter in line at 7 p.m. is entitled to cast a ballot. Voters can find their polling place and a sample ballot by visiting the Secretary of State’s Polling Place Locator.
For more information about State election laws or Election Day information, visit Y’all Vote, www.yallvote.sos.ms.gov, or call the Elections Division Hotline at (601) 576-2550 or 1-800-829-6786.
You can view the votes for each party by county below:
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann Press Release