Over 66,400 absentee ballots requested in Mississippi

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As of Sunday, October 4, 2020, the Statewide Election Management System (SEMS) reported a total of66,495 absentee ballotsrequested,61,367 absenteeballotssent, and34,561 absentee ballots receivedin the state of Mississippi for the 2020 General Election.

According to Secretary of State Michael Watson, therequestedtotal reflects the number of Mississippi voters who have requested an absentee ballot through their local Circuit Clerk’s Office.Thesenttotal reflects the number of absentee ballots sent to voters from Circuit Clerk Offices. Thereceivedtotal reflects the number of completed absentee ballots returned to Circuit Clerk Offices.

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As a reminder, the in-person absentee voting deadline is Saturday, October 31st at 5:00 p.m. All mail-in absentee ballots must be postmarked by Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd, and received within five business days of the election.

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