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Bipartisan Bill Would Allow All Mississippians to Vote In-Person Absentee Starting Oct. 5

Mississippi voters could have the opportunity to begin voting in person on absentee ballots with no excuse necessary if the Legislature adopts a bill a bipartisan group of three Mississippi House representatives proposed today. Without changes, most Mississippi voters will have to vote in person on Election Day with few exceptions—and without a statewide mask mandate in place as of the governor’s decision yesterday.

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Mike Espy Breaks Fundraising Record After Ginsburg’s Death as Hyde-Smith Backs Trump

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy raised more money on Saturday than any Mississippi candidate for federal office has raised in any one day in history, the campaign said. The record-breaking flurry of campaign donations came in the wake of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and President Donald Trump’s vow to appoint a replacement. 

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