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Interfaith Leaders Holding Prayer Vigil in Capitol Rotunda on House Bill 1020

The outside steps of the capitol building

“Because Mississippi’s future prosperity depends on the success of Jackson, we encourage state leaders to put aside racial, class and partisan bias, seek solutions emerging from all Jacksonians—especially the most vulnerable citizens—while putting your respective faith traditions and moral principles into action,” interfaith leaders write.  

Mississippi Bans Handling Other Voters’ Mail Absentee Ballots

Gov. Tate Reeves speaking into the camera. A long brown table is behind him and that is flanked by the US and Mississippi State flags

Mississippians who collect or transmit a mailed absentee ballot on behalf of someone else could be charged with a misdemeanor offense and face up to one year in a county jail or a fine of up to $3,000 after Gov. Tate Reeves signed Senate Bill 2358 into law on Wednesday.