MS SB2429 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Authorize A Qualified Elector To Vote Early Not More Than 21 Days Nor Less Than Five Days Before The Date Of An Election; To Provide That Early Voting May Be Conducted In The Registrar's Office Or At A Location Designated By The Registrar; To Require A Person Who Desires To Vote Early To Appear At The Registrar's Office And To Provide That After Signing The Receipt Book Such Person Shall Be Entitled To Vote At The Registrar's Office Or At The Location Designated By The Registrar During The Early Voting Period In The Same Manner As He Or She Would At His Or Her Voting Precinct On The Day Of The Election; To Provide That The Election Laws That Govern Procedures For A Person Who Appears To Vote On The Day Of Election Shall Apply When A Person Appears To Vote During The Early Voting Period; To Provide That All Votes Cast During The Early Voting Period Shall Be Final; To Provide That The Votes Cast During Early Voting Shall Be Announced Simultaneously With The Vote Cast On Election Day; To Provide That Each Candidate Shall Have The Right To Be Present At The Registrar's Office And To Challenge The Qualifications Of Any Person Offering To Vote Early In The Same Manner As Provided By Law At The Polling Place On The Day Of The Election; To Require The Secretary Of State To Promulgate Rules And Regulations Necessary To Effectuate Early Voting; To Amend Sections 23-15-195, 23-15-353 And 23-15-653, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform; To Amend Sections 23-15-627, 23-15-637, 23-15-641, 23-15-713 And 23-15-715, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Voters May Not Cast Absentee Ballots At The Office Of The Registrar During The Early Voting Period; And For Related Purposes.

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Early voting; authorize.



2023-01-31SenateDied In Committee
2023-01-16SenateReferred To Elections

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2315195Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315353Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315627Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315637Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315641Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315653Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315713Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315715Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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