Monday, March 4, 2024

2024 Presidential Primary Absentee Report (March 4)

JACKSON, Miss – As of Monday, March 4, 2024, the Statewide Election Management System (SEMS) reported a total of 9,631 absentee ballots requested, 9,450 absentee ballots sent, and 6,863 absentee ballots received in the state of Mississippi for the 2024 Presidential Primary Election. 

Races on the March 12 ballot include offices of President, U.S. Senate, and U.S. Representative.

As a reminder, the requested total reflects the number of Mississippi voters who have requested an absentee ballot through their local Circuit Clerk's Office. The sent total reflects the number of absentee ballots sent to voters from Circuit Clerk Offices. The received total reflects the number of completed absentee ballots returned to Circuit Clerk Offices. 



Additional Reminders

  • Mississippians who have requested an absentee ballot may track their ballot utilizing the My Election Day ballot tracker. 
  • The in-person absentee voting deadline is Saturday, March 9. 
  • All mail-in absentee ballots must be postmarked by Election Day (March 12) and received by March 19.
  • The Resolution Board can begin processing absentee ballots at the opening of the polls on Election Day (7 a.m.). 
  • County election officials can tabulate ballots at the closing of the polls on Election Day (7 p.m.).

For questions regarding absentee voting, please contact our Elections Division at, call the Elections Hotline at 1-800-829-6786, or visit