Promote the Vote


What is Promote the Vote?

Promote the Vote is Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s comprehensive K-12 voter education program. This year, the Promote the Vote program will include contests and a statewide mock-election for students in grades K-12. In 2017, more than 350 schools and about 83,000 students participated in Promote the Vote activities. 

Who can participate?

The program is open to all teachers and students in grades K-12. We encourage participation by public, private, and parochial schools as well as home school associations.

how do i get started?

 Information regarding the Secretary of State’s 2018 Promote the Vote program will be available soon. Teachers are able to register to participate in Promote the Vote online at the link below. An email will be sent out to the email address registered under containing a password in order to access the site once materials are uploaded.​

​What is included in this year's program?

Contest details and submission deadlines will be announced soon.

A mock-election ballot reflecting the State General Election ballot will be provided in order for your school or class to participate in the statewide mock-election. This year the ballot will have United States Senate and Congressional races. ​

Does it cost anything to participate?

Promote the Vote is a free program offered to all schools and teachers in the State of Mississippi by the Secretary of State’s Office. All materials will be available for download online.  


​For specific questions, you can reach our staff by calling  (601)-359-6344 or by email at