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The '''state of [[Mississippi]] will hold elections''' in 2014. Below are the dates of note:
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* [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2014 state government elections|Signature filing deadline]]: '''March 1, 2014'''
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* Voter registration deadline for Primary election: '''May 25, 2014'''
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* [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|Primary date]]: '''June 3, 2014'''
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* Voter registration deadline for General election: '''October 5, 2014'''
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* [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|General election date]]: '''November 4, 2014'''
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==2014 elections==
 
==2014 elections==
 
===Elections by type===
 
===Elections by type===
=U.S. Senate=
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::''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Mississippi, 2014]]''
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{{TOC maker|1=U.S. Senate elections in Mississippi|1.1=Race background|1.2=Candidates}}
::''See also: [[United States House of Representatives elections in Mississippi, 2014]]''
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==U.S. Senate elections in Mississippi==
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::''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Mississippi, 2014]] and [[United States Senate elections, 2014]]''
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Voters in [[Mississippi]] '''will elect one member to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2014|U.S. Senate]]''' in the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|election on November 4, 2014]].
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|Filing deadline=March 1, 2014
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|Primary=Mississippi has an [[Open primary|open primary]] system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.
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|Incumbent=The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by [[Thad Cochran]] (R). Cochran was first elected in 1978.
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===Race background===
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The primary battle between [[Mississippi State Senate|state Senator]] [[Chris McDaniel]] and incumbent [[Thad Cochran]] was highlighted as one of the top five primaries to watch in 2014. Shortly after [[Chris McDaniel|McDaniel]] announced his candidacy, The [[Club for Growth]], [[Senate Conservatives Fund|SCF]], [[FreedomWorks]], the Tea Party Express and the Madison Project all announced support.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/11/08/the-fixs-top-10-senate-races-of-2014-5/ ''Washington Post,'' "The Fix’s top 10 Senate races of 2014," accessed December 10, 2013]</ref>
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====Primary vulnerability====
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===Candidates===
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{{reddot}} [[Chris McDaniel]]<ref>[http://blog.gulflive.com/mississippi-press-news/2013/10/state_sent_chris_mcdaniel_anno.html ''Gulf Live.com'', "State Sen. Chris McDaniel announces run for U.S. Senate in 2014", accessed October 18, 2013]</ref>
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='''U.S. House'''=
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==U.S. House of Representatives elections in Mississippi==
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::''See also: [[United States House of Representatives elections in Mississippi, 2014]] and [[United States House of Representatives elections, 2014]]''
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The [[United States House of Representatives elections, 2014|2014 U.S. House of Representatives]] elections in [[Mississippi]] will take place on [[United States Congress elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]. Voters '''will elect four candidates to serve in the [[U.S. House]]''', one from each of the state's four congressional districts.
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===Partisan breakdown===
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Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds three of the four congressional seats from [[Mississippi]].
 
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===Incumbents===
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Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the four congressional districts are:
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===List of candidates by district===
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===[[Mississippi's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014|1st Congressional District]]===
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===[[Mississippi's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014|4th Congressional District]]===
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='''Statewide ballot measures'''=
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==Statewide ballot measure elections in Mississippi==
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::''See also: [[Mississippi 2014 ballot measures]] and [[2014 ballot measures]]''
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'''Zero ballot measures''' have been certified for the [[2014 ballot measures#Mississippi|2014 ballot]] in the state of [[Mississippi]].
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==Potential measures==
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='''School boards'''=
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==School board elections in Mississippi==
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::''See also: [[List of school board elections in 2014]] and [[Mississippi school board elections, 2014]]''
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{{TOC maker|1=School board elections in Mississippi|2=Elections by date|2.1=November 4, 2014}}
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A total of '''four''' Mississippi school districts among [[Largest school districts in the United States by enrollment|America's largest school districts by enrollment]] will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature '''five''' seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections on November 4, 2014. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the districts listed below serve 76,492 K-12 students.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/default.aspx?agree=0 ''National Center for Education Statistics,'' "Elementary/Second Information System," Accessed January 2, 2014]</ref>
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===Elections by date===
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::''Note: Last updated January 1, 2014''
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A total of '''666''' school districts are holding elections for '''2,141''' seats in 2014. This list breaks down the Mississippi school board elections in chronological order:
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====November 4, 2014====
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* [[DeSoto County School District, Mississippi|DeSoto County School District]] - ''1 seat''
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* [[Harrison County School District, Mississippi|Harrison County School District]] - ''2 seats''
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* [[Madison County School District, Mississippi|Madison County School District]] - ''1 seat''
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* [[Rankin County School District, Mississippi|Rankin County School District]] - ''1 seat''
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==Voting in Mississippi==
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::''See also: [[Voting in Mississippi]]''
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===Important voting information===
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* [[Mississippi]] uses an [[open primary]] system, meaning voters are not required to declare a party preference when registering to vote.
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===Voting absentee===
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::''See also: [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting by state]]''
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For information about '''eligibility''', '''deadlines''', '''military and overseas voting''' and '''updates to the voting laws in Mississippi''', please visit our [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|absentee voting by state]] page.
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===Voting early===
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::''See also: [[Early voting]]''
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==Elections Performance Index==
 
==Elections Performance Index==
::See also: [[Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index]]''
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::''See also: [[Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index]]''
 
{{Pew election performance writeup|State=Mississippi|Rank=51st|Percent=37}}
 
{{Pew election performance writeup|State=Mississippi|Rank=51st|Percent=37}}
 
 
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Revision as of 03:19, 3 January 2014

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2013


Contents
1 2014 elections
1.1 Elections by type
2 Voting in Mississippi
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



Mississippi

The state of Mississippi will hold elections in 2014. Below are the dates of note:

On the 2014 ballot
Find current election news and links here.
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U.S. House Approveda
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Statewide ballot measures (1 measures) Defeatedd
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2014 elections

Elections by type

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Contents
1 U.S. Senate elections in Mississippi
1.1 Race background
1.2 Candidates

U.S. Senate elections in Mississippi

See also: United States Senate elections in Mississippi, 2014 and United States Senate elections, 2014

Voters in Mississippi will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 4, 2014.

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 1, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Mississippi has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Mississippi elections, 2014

Incumbent: The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by Thad Cochran (R). Cochran was first elected in 1978.

Race background

The primary battle between state Senator Chris McDaniel and incumbent Thad Cochran was highlighted as one of the top five primaries to watch in 2014. Shortly after McDaniel announced his candidacy, The Club for Growth, SCF, FreedomWorks, the Tea Party Express and the Madison Project all announced support.[1]

Primary vulnerability

Cochran was named by National Journal as one of the top five incumbent senators at risk of losing his or her primary election. Four of the five most vulnerable senators are Republican.[2]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Republican Party Chris McDaniel[3]

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Contents
1 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Mississippi
1.1 Partisan breakdown
1.2 Incumbents
1.3 List of candidates by district

U.S. House of Representatives elections in Mississippi

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Mississippi, 2014 and United States House of Representatives elections, 2014

The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Mississippi will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect four candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's four congressional districts.

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 1, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Mississippi has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Mississippi elections, 2014

Incumbent: N/A

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds three of the four congressional seats from Mississippi.

Members of the U.S. House from Mississippi -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 1 Pending
     Republican Party 3 Pending
Total 4 4

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the four congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Alan Nunnelee Ends.png Republican 1
Bennie Thompson Electiondot.png Democratic 2
Gregg Harper Ends.png Republican 3
Steven Palazzo Ends.png Republican 4

List of candidates by district

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

1st Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24 Democratic runoff primary

Note: No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the vote in the June 3, 2014, primary election. A runoff primary election was held between the top two candidates.[4][5]

June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


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Statewide ballot measure elections in Mississippi

See also: Mississippi 2014 ballot measures and 2014 ballot measures

Zero ballot measures have been certified for the 2014 ballot in the state of Mississippi.

Potential measures

Type Title Subject Description

School board elections in Mississippi

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See also: List of school board elections in 2014 and Mississippi school board elections, 2014
Contents
1 School board elections in Mississippi
2 Elections by date
2.1 November 4, 2014

A total of four Mississippi school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature five seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections on November 4, 2014. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the districts listed below serve 76,492 K-12 students.[6]

Elections by date

Note: Last updated January 1, 2014

A total of 666 school districts are holding elections for 2,141 seats in 2014. This list breaks down the Mississippi school board elections in chronological order:

November 4, 2014

Voting in Mississippi

See also: Voting in Mississippi
Voting Absentee Early Map.jpg

Important voting information

  • Mississippi uses an open primary system, meaning voters are not required to declare a party preference when registering to vote.
  • As of October 2014, Mississippi is one of the 35 states that have not implemented online voter registration.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Mississippi, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Mississippi is one of seven states that does not allow early voting.[7]

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Mississippi ranked 51st out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Mississippi received an overall score of 37 percent.[8]

See also

References