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Number of Voter IDs issued tops 1000

JACKSON, MS (WDAM) -

This is a news release from the Secretary of State's office

Jackson, Miss.—The number of Mississippi Voter ID cards issued has reached 1,011.

 

"Our research shows only 0.8% of Mississippians lack acceptable photo ID.  Our Agency and the Circuit Clerks have been diligently working to reach these voters to ensure they receive a Voter ID," says Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann.  "This is our first milestone."

 

Since January, the Secretary of State's Office has distributed over 1.5-million pieces of literature statewide, educating Mississippians of the new photo ID requirement on June 3rd

 

Only Mississippi voters who lack an acceptable form of photo ID are eligible to receive a Mississippi Voter ID card.  Voter ID cards are issued free of charge.  Transportation assistance and birth certificate verification are also available to voters who need a Mississippi Voter ID.

 

As of May 12, 2014, the State of Mississippi has issued Mississippi Voter ID cards in the following counties:

 

VOTER ID CARDS PROCESSED

 

County

Count by County

None

ADAMS COUNTY

7

 

ALCORN COUNTY

9

 

AMITE COUNTY

2

 

ATTALA COUNTY

2

 

BENTON COUNTY

11

 

BOLIVAR COUNTY

14

 

CALHOUN COUNTY

37

 

CARROLL COUNTY

4

 

CHICKASAW COUNTY

41

 

CHOCTAW COUNTY

15

 

CLARKE COUNTY

8

Claiborne

CLAY COUNTY

17

 

COAHOMA COUNTY

4

 

COPIAH COUNTY

7

 

COVINGTON COUNTY

8

 

DESOTO COUNTY

3

 

FORREST COUNTY

39

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY

1

 

GEORGE COUNTY

5

 

GREENE COUNTY

5

 

GRENADA COUNTY

2

 

HANCOCK COUNTY

5

 

HARRISON COUNTY

19

 

HINDS COUNTY

13

 

HOLMES COUNTY

50

 

HUMPHREYS COUNTY

5

 

ISSAQUENA COUNTY

2

 

ITAWAMBA COUNTY

15

 

JACKSON COUNTY

6

 

JASPER COUNTY

14

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY

3

 

JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY

19

 

JONES COUNTY

13

 

KEMPER COUNTY

31

 

LAFAYETTE COUNTY

7

 

LAMAR COUNTY

9

 

LAUDERDALE COUNTY

25

 

LAWRENCE COUNTY

7

 

LEAKE COUNTY

8

 

LEE COUNTY

30

 

LEFLORE COUNTY

14

 

LINCOLN COUNTY

7

 

LOWNDES COUNTY

6

 

MADISON COUNTY

17

 

MARION COUNTY

21

 

MARSHALL COUNTY

36

 

MONROE COUNTY

10

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

5

 

NESHOBA COUNTY

5

 

NEWTON COUNTY

9

 

NOXUBEE COUNTY

14

 

OKTIBBEHA COUNTY

13

 

PANOLA COUNTY

26

 

PEARL RIVER COUNTY

4

 

PERRY COUNTY

9

 

PIKE COUNTY

10

 

PONTOTOC COUNTY

16

 

PRENTISS COUNTY

17

 

QUITMAN COUNTY

48

 

RANKIN COUNTY

6

 

SCOTT COUNTY

2

 

SHARKEY COUNTY

4

 

SIMPSON COUNTY

1

 

SMITH COUNTY

10

 

STONE COUNTY

10

 

SUNFLOWER COUNTY

13

 

TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY

12

 

TATE COUNTY

12

 

TIPPAH COUNTY

4

 

TISHOMINGO COUNTY

12

Tunica

UNION COUNTY

6

 

WALTHALL COUNTY

9

 

WARREN COUNTY

8

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY

10

 

WAYNE COUNTY

19

 

WEBSTER COUNTY

15

 

WILKINSON COUNTY

3

 

WINSTON COUNTY

4

 

YALOBUSHA COUNTY

27

 

YAZOO COUNTY

15

 

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Grand Total

1011

 

 

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