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Let your voice be heard: Primary elections are today, Tuesday, March 10

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Voters across Mississippi will head to the polls today, Tuesday, March 10, to vote in the 2020 primaries.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

If you’re not sure where you should cast your ballot, find your polling place on the Mississippi Secretary of State website. Be sure to follow the directions carefully.

You can also ensure that your registration is on file and accurate here.

For residents of Eagle Lake, your regular polling place at the Eagle Lake Volunteer Fire Department (15115 Highway 465) will be open Tuesday. If you have been displaced by flooding, you can vote with an absentee ballot at the Warren County Courthouse (1009 Cherry St., second floor), through tomorrow, March 7, at noon.

You will be required to show a photo ID to vote. Your ID can be expired if it hasn’t been expired for longer than 10 years, but it must be one of the forms below and show your photo.

Any of the following photo IDs may be used:

  • A driver’s license
  • A photo ID issued by a branch, department or entity of the State of Mississippi
  • A United States passport
  • A government employee ID card
  • A firearms license
  • A student photo ID issued by an accredited Mississippi university, college or community/junior college
  • A United States military ID
  • A tribal photo ID
  • Any other photo ID issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the United States government or any State government
  • A Mississippi Voter Identification Card

Sample Democratic and Republican ballots are shown below.

Despite the multitude of choices for the office of president on the Democratic ballot, the only two candidates still in the race for the party’s nomination are Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.

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