Taking care of business: Voting, 2020 Census and COVID-19


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson talked to 12 News about voting, the 2020 Census and the impact COVID-19 could have on voting.

Earlier this week, Watson said he opposes widespread use of mail-in voting, even during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here are the upcoming deadlines for voting in Mississippi:

  • June 13 – UOCAVA Voter Registration Deadline
  • June 20 – In-Person Absentee Voting Deadline
  • June 22 – Mail-In Absentee Ballot Deadline
  • June 23 – UOCAVA Absentee Ballot Deadline

There is also a Mississippi Voter Information Guide on the Secretary of State’s website.

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