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JACKSON, MS (WDAM) -

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

Jackson, MS— The Democratic Party and Republican Party are conducting runoff primary elections on June 24, 2014.  These elections are conducted by the respective party and not the Secretary of State'sOffice.

According to the Statewide Election Management System, 19,144 absentee ballots have been requested as of 9:00am on Monday, June 23rd.  This compares to 18,036 total absentee ballots requested in the June 3rd Democratic Party and Republican Party Primary Elections. 

"Mississippians across the State realize the importance of every single vote in this Party Primary Runoff Election," said Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann. "We hope to see high voter turnout on Election Day."

Absentee ballots returned by mail must be received by your Circuit Clerk no later than Monday, June 23rd by 5:00 pm.

Absentee Ballot totals are entered into the Statewide Election Management System (SEMS) by Circuit Clerks in each county. Currently, the 2014 Primary Runoff Election absentee ballot totals statewide are as follows: 

 

Absentee Ballot Requests as of 9:00am Monday, June 23, 2014

 

Adams County

266

Alcorn County

227

Amite County

131

Attala County

153

Benton County

106

Bolivar County

127

Calhoun County

107

Carroll County

95

Chickasaw County

109

Choctaw County

83

Claiborne County

20

Clarke County

179

Clay County

162

Coahoma County

93

Copiah County

135

Covington County

196

DeSoto County

768

Forrest County

529

Franklin County

151

George County

134

Greene County

107

Grenada County

235

Hancock County

235

Harrison County

901

Hinds County

861

Holmes County

143

Humphreys County

80

Issaquena County

4

Itawamba County

145

Jackson County

520

Jasper County

211

Jefferson County

17

Jeff Davis County

94

Jones County

213

Kemper County

73

Lafayette County

588

Lamar County

449

Lauderdale County

1031

Lawrence County

 

Leake County

86

Lee County

584

Leflore County

224

Lincoln County

397

Lowndes County

288

Madison County

972

Marion County

303

Marshall County

128

Monroe County

238

Montgomery County

168

Neshoba County

168

Newton County

116

Noxubee County

87

Oktibbeha County

495

Panola County

168

Pearl River County

462

Perry County

89

Pike County

325

Pontotoc County

196

Prentiss County

111

Quitman County

95

Rankin County

1235

Scott County

86

Sharkey County

 

Simpson County

151

Smith County

145

Stone County

107

Sunflower County

 

Tallahatchie County

55

Tate County

129

Tippah County

118

Tishomingo County

106

Tunica County

25

Union County

216

Walthall County

133

Warren County

289

Washington County

210

Wayne County

218

Webster County

106

Wilkinson County

27

Winston County

208

Yalobusha County

82

Yazoo County

120

TOTAL

19,144

     

 

 

 

According to State law, the following categories of registered voters are eligible to cast an absentee ballot:

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Members of the Armed Forces or their spouses and/or dependents;

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Members of the Merchant Marines or the American Red Cross, or their spouses and/or dependents;

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Disabled war veterans who are patients in any hospital, or their spouses and/or dependents;

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Civilians attached to any branch of the Armed Forces, the Merchant Marines, or the American Red Cross and serving outside of the United State, or their spouses and/or dependents;

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Persons temporarily residing outside the territorial limits of the United States and the District of Columbia;

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Students, teachers, or administrators whose employment or studies necessitate their absence from their county of voting residence, or their dependent or spouse who maintains
a common domicile outside the county of voting residence;

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Persons who will be outside of their county of residence on election day;

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Persons required to be at work on election day during the times at which the polls will be open;

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Persons temporarily or permanently physically disabled;

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Persons sixty-five (65) years of age or older;

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Parents, spouses or dependents of persons having a temporary or permanent physical disability who are hospitalized outside their county of residence or more than fifty
(50) miles away from their residence if the parents, spouses, and/or dependents will be with such persons on election day;

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Members of the Mississippi Congressional delegation, or their spouses and/or dependents.