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Measure Details

Voter Identification

Mississippi Ballot Measure - Initiative #27

Election: Nov. 8, 2011 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Campaign Finance and Elections
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Yes
512,022
(62.1%)

No
312,505
(37.9%)

Summary

Initiative #27 would amend the Mississippi Constitution to require voters to submit a government issued photo identification before being allowed to vote; provides that any voter lacking government issued photo identification may obtain photo identification without charge from the Mississippi Department of Public Safety; and exempts certain residents of state-licensed care facilities and religious objectors from being required to show photo identification in order to vote.

* This is the proposed ballot summary. Official summary will be updated once it is made available by the Secretary of State.

Measure Text


    Should the Mississippi Constitution be amended to require a person to submit government issued photo identification in order to vote?

    * This is the proposed measure text. Official text will be updated once it is made available by the Secretary of State.

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