2015 Initiative Public Hearings

     The Secretary of State’s Office hosted a series of eight Public Hearings during August and September to give Mississippians the opportunity​ to express their opinions regarding the Initiative measures to be decided in the November 3, 2015 General Election. Approximately 1,600 Mississippians attended the hearings with more than 100 individuals speaking either in support of, or against, Initiative Measure #42 and/or Alternative Measure #42A. A professional transcript of each hearing is posted on the individual hearing pages. 

Individuals may also submit written comments by emailing to: initiatives​@sos.ms.gov​

All hearings will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m.​

Jackson - August 11                                                            
Mississippi e-center - JSU

Hernando​ - August 13                                      
Gale Center 

Tupelo - August 17 
The Link Center                                                                            
Meridian - August 20 
Temple Theatre - Ballroom

Cleveland - August 27 
Bologna Center 

Hattiesburg - September 1
Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center 

Gulfport - September 3 
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center-WINGS Theatre

Brookhaven - September 8 
MS School of the Arts - Lampton Auditorium