Can Felons Vote in Mississippi
Below you will find information on voting rights for felons in Mississippi. Where possible we have tried to simplify the answer as much as possible for you and give you the most direct answer of whether felons can vote in Mississippi.
You will also find links to Mississippi state operated websites for additional information, and links to information on restoring your right to vote in Mississippi.
- Not convicted of a disenfranchising crime as defined by Section 241 of the Mississippi Constitution or by Attorney General Opinion, unless pardoned, rights of citizenship restored by the Governor or suffrage rights restored by the Legislature.
- List of Disenfranchising Crimes in Mississippi: http://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Documents/SummaryofAttorneyGeneralOpinionsonElectionIssues.pdf
- Mississippi Voter Registration: http://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Pages/Voter-Registration-Information.aspx
- Mississippi Pardons: The Governor’s Legal Counsel is currently not reviewing any applications for pardons or commutations for currently incarcerated inmates. The Governor’s office does not make applications available online. To obtain an application you must contact the office directly at 601-359-3150.