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AARP Mississippi Explains how Voters Can Cast an Absentee Ballot This Year


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ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD.  AND, KIMBERLY CAMPBELL, ESQUIRE--THE STATE-DIRECTOR OF "A-A-R-P MISSISSIPPI"--EXPLAINS HOW VOTERS CAN CAST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT--INCLUDING SOME OF THE PROVISIONS THAT HAVE BEEN PUT IN PLACE BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC...

(CAMPBELL):
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ABSENTEE VOTING IN MISSISSIPPI IS RESERVED FOR THOSE IN SPECIFIC CATEGORIES; THESE INCLUDE ALL VOTERS WHO ARE 65 OR OLDER, AS WELL AS THOSE WHO CAN CITE HEALTH- OR WORK-DEMANDS, TEMPORARY RELOCATION FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, OR SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES.  VOTERS CAN ALSO CAST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IF THEY HAVE A DISABILITY THAT WOULD PROHIBIT THEM FROM GOING TO THE POLLS--WHICH, THIS YEAR, INCLUDES VOTERS WHO ARE UNDER A PHYSICIAN-IMPOSED QUARANTINE, OR ARE CARING FOR A DEPENDENT WHO'S UNDER QUARANTINE.  VOTERS CAN FILL OUT AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THEIR COUNTY CIRCUIT-CLERK'S OFFICE, DURING REGULAR BUSINESS-HOURS.  THERE'S ALSO A CURBSIDE-OPTION FOR ABSENTEE VOTING--AS WELL AS A CURBSIDE-OPTION FOR IN-PERSON VOTING ON ELECTION DAY, FOR PEOPLE WHO MAY HAVE MOBILITY-ISSUES.  THE DEADLINE FOR IN-PERSON ABSENTEE-VOTING IS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31ST."

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TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ABSENTEE-VOTING ELIGIBILITY, CAMPBELL URGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO CALL THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S ELECTION-HOTLINE--AT 1-800-829-6786--OR TO VISIT "A-A-R-P"-DOT-ORG-SLASH-"M-S-VOTES".



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