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How To Vote In Mississippi 2020

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    [PATRIOTIC MUSIC]
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    Hello Mississippi!
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    If you want to vote
    first you’ll need to register
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    If you’re not sure
    if you’re registered already
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    you can use the link
    in the description
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    to check your registration status
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    If you’re not registered yet
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    Or if you’ve moved or changed
    your name since the last time you voted
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    You’ll need to fill out a new
    registration form and mail it in
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    Like with a stamp
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    You can print off the registration form
    using the link below
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    And mail it to your county circuit clerk
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    Or find a paper application at the DMV,
    any state or federal social service agency,
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    Or your circuit clerk’s office
    if you don’t have access to a printer
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    Either way, make sure you register by
    October 2nd if you want to vote in November
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    Once you’re registered
    you get to vote!
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    For most people that means
    heading to the polls on November 3rd
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    But if you’re disabled or won’t be
    in your home county on election day
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    You can apply to vote absentee
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    There’s not a form to do that online though
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    You’ll have to find your municipal
    or circuit clerk’s contact information
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    Using the link below
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    And write them, call them,
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    Or show up to their office in person
    to request an absentee ballot
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    Between September 17th and election day
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    The sooner you do it
    the better
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    So that you have enough time
    to get your ballot in the mail
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    Fill it out at your own pace
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    And send it back
    before November 3rd
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    For everyone else
    you can go to the polls
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    Between 7am and 7pm
    on November 3rd
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    And there’s a link in the description
    to figure out where you need to go to vote
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    You’ll need to bring a photo ID with you
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    Like a driver’s license,
    State ID, passport,
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    Student ID from a college
    or university in Mississippi
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    Firearms license, or military or tribal ID
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    If you don’t have any of those
    you can get a free voter ID card
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    At your circuit clerk’s office
    during normal business hours
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    Their locations and hours
    are in the links below
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    As is the state Voter ID website
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    So you can look up contact information
    if you have any questions
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    Or need help to get a voter ID
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    Closer to election day
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    You can go to the link in the description
    to look at a sample ballot that tells you
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    Everything you’ll be able to vote for
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    You don’t have to vote
    for every single item on the ballot
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    You can leave things blank
    if you want to
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    But your local elections
    can be pretty important
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    So it’s worth checking out
    what’s on there ahead of time
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    You can even take a screenshot
    or print it out and bring it
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    To the polls with you so you
    don’t forget how you want to vote
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    The best thing to do if you’re
    planning to vote this year
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    Is to make a plan to vote right now
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    From what day you're gonna register
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    To whether you’re going to vote
    in person or absentee
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    What kind of ID you’re going to use
    and where it is
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    Even what time you’re going to vote
    and how you’re going to get there
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    Write it down, put it in your
    notes app, text it to a friend
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    Just make a plan so that nothing
    unexpected stops you
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    From being counted on November 3rd
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    All the links you need to check
    your registration
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    And polling location
    are in the description
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    Thank you for voting!
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    How To Vote in Every State
    is produced by Complexly
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    In partnership with
    The MediaWise Voter Project
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    Which is led by The Poynter Institute
    and supported by Facebook
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How To Vote In Mississippi 2020
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