Primary election Tuesday | Politics
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The statewide primary elections are Tuesday. Polls will be open across the state from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Four Democrats and five Republicans vying for the governor's seat will be on the ballot. For lieutenant governor, the two republicans, Billy Hewes and Tate Reeves will find out which one will go up against lone reform party candidate Tracella Hill in the November election.
Voters will also cast their ballots for candidates in five other statewide categories.
A polling place locator is available on the Secretary of State website.
If you are a first-time, mail-in registrant, and you did not provide identification with your application and you could not be verified through the Department of Public Safety, by federal law, you are required to show identification acceptable to the Help America Vote Act standards. According to HAVA, the following are acceptable forms of identification: a copy of a current and valid phot ID, a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or governement document that shows the name and address of the voter, according to the Secretary of State office.
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