Mississippians have until October 30 to vote absentee
JACKSON, Mississippi: Residents of Mississippi have until Saturday, October 30 to vote absentee, with some offices extending hours to accommodate demand. Voters qualifying to vote absentee include the handicapped and disabled, anyone over 65, and citizens whose jobs render then unable to get to the polls on November 2, along with people who are out of the state.
While Mississippi is not holding any state legislative elections this year, the ballot does contain a number of judicial elections and local elections. The most high profile race is the battle for the 4th Congressional District between 21 year incumbent Gene Taylor and state Representative Steven Palazzo.