Hope for wholesome meals made with fresh fruits and vegetables has come in the form of the Dole Sunshine for All program, which is bringing fresh produce, meals and education to communities that need it the most in an effort to address the global food-insecurity crisis. The program officially launched in Jackson in August.
Mississippians who vote absentee will have more protections to ensure election officials count their ballots this year. Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson made changes to the process after resident plaintiffs and civil rights groups filed a lawsuit, which the plaintiffs dismissed today in light of a new “curing” process.
In Mississippi, Absentee Ballot Requests Already Exceed 2016 Totals; County-by-County Numbers in MFP Voting Project
More Mississippians have already requested more absentee ballots for this year’s presidential election than did so during the last one four years ago. Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson’s office reported Oct. 19 that, by Sunday, 120,253 Mississippians had requested ballots—eclipsing the 110,812 voters requested absentee ballots in 2016. Qualifying voters can either vote absentee […]