Mississippi Voting Restrictions
New restriction(s) in place for the first time in 2016: Photo ID required to vote.
Click here to see the types of ID required under Mississippi’s law.
Background: Passed in 2011 by a voter referendum, the ID law initially required preclearance under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. But the measure was allowed to go into effect after the U.S. Supreme Court gutted that provision in 2013.