Apportionment and Elections

2020 Regular Session

Apportionment and Elections

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 19
Not Rated
Elections; make absentee vote final once cast. Dead
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HB 36
Not Rated
Election commissioners; revise to be a nonpartisan office. Dead
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HB 42
Not Rated
Counties; authorize to pay poll workers certain mileage. Dead
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HB 52
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize. Dead
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HB 61
Not Rated
Automatic voter registration; authorize for those who apply for the issuance, renewal or change of address of driver's license. Dead
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HB 68
Not Rated
Elections; establish procedure for automatic registration of voters. Dead
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HB 85
Not Rated
Voting systems; require those purchased to be able to scan actual ballot. Dead
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HB 87
Not Rated
Early voting; require Secretary of State to authorize for overseas military. Dead
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HB 185
Not Rated
Mississippi Department of Human Services employees; remove prohibition on participating in political campaigns for. Dead
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HB 221
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; provide that an election shall be held on the question of. Dead
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HB 226
Not Rated
Elections; prohibit use of word 're-elect' unless for person who is current incumbent of the office sought. Dead
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HB 245
Not Rated
State advertising; prohibit elected and appointed officers from publicly participating in. Dead
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HB 246
Not Rated
Elected official; prohibit from changing political party affiliation during term of office. Dead
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HB 270
Not Rated
Department of Corrections discharge plans; require explanation of disenfranchising crimes and provide opportunity for offenders to become registered voters. Dead
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HB 283
Not Rated
Starkville High School AP Government Class of 2019 Motor Voter Act; create to establish the procedure for the automatic registration of voters. Dead
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HB 291
Not Rated
Tax Returns Uniformly Made Public Act; create. Dead
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HB 297
Neutral
Absentee voting; require votes to be cast electronically in registrar's office or by mail. Alive
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HB 369
Not Rated
Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; create. Dead
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HB 388
Not Rated
Voter rolls; prohibit purging names from Statewide Elections Management System 120 days or less before the date of any election. Dead
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HB 399
Not Rated
Homestead exemption; establish location filed as strong but rebuttable presumption of candidate's residence for election purposes. Dead
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HB 400
Not Rated
Voting registration; require by anyone who receives public assistance benefits. Dead
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HB 417
Good Policy
State advertising; prohibit elected and appointed officers from publicly participating in. Dead
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HB 442
Not Rated
Online voter registration; revise to allow for first-time voters to register through. Dead
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HB 443
Not Rated
Voter enfranchisement; create joint legislative study committee on. Dead
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HB 539
Not Rated
Pre-election day voting; authorize for twenty days before an election. Dead
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HB 553
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize for qualified electors otherwise unable to vote on election day. Dead
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HB 608
Not Rated
Absentee voting; require votes to be cast electronically in registrar's office or by mail. Dead
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HB 707
Not Rated
Voter identification; clarify that only Mississippi driver's license shall be acceptable license. Dead
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HB 713
Not Rated
Online voter registration; revise to allow for first-time voters to register through. Dead
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HB 714
Not Rated
Special election; revise number of ballots printed for. Dead
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HB 730
Neutral
Municipalities; authorize those of certain size to conduct special elections at one polling place. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes municipalities to close down polling places for consolidation of polling places at one location.
HB 737
Not Rated
Suffrage; restore to all upon meeting all terms and conditions of sentence. Dead
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HB 786
Not Rated
Legislature; prohibit a person from being an elected officer of a county or municipality and a member of. Dead
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HB 819
Not Rated
Absentee ballots; revise notary requirements for students enrolled in a college, university or community or junior college. Dead
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HB 824
Bad Policy
Election commissioners; authorize per diem for primary and runoff election days in addition to general and special election days. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes per diem pay to election commissioners on the days of primary and runoff elections. This expenditure solves no existing problem in the election process and only serves to increase the tax burden on the people of Mississippi.
HB 842
Not Rated
Automatic voter registration; authorize for those who apply for the issuance, renewal or change of address of a driver's license. Dead
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HB 871
Not Rated
Justice court judges; revise position to be nonpartisan and part-time for. Dead
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HB 965
Not Rated
Absentee ballots; revise those who are authorized to vote by. Dead
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HB 976
Not Rated
Legislative vacancy; revise procedure to fill. Dead
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HB 993
Good Policy
Elections; provide penalties for persons who publish campaign materials without certain identifying information. Alive
Analysis: This bill establishes a set of penalties for any candidate, political committee or other political actor that fails to clearly identify required information in campaign publications. Information such as who paid for a political publication, who endorses or approves of the publication and who produced the publication is vital information to the voter and it's inclusion on all printed and online campaign material helps keep our elections fair and democratic.
HB 995
Not Rated
Open primaries elections; authorize for state, county and municipal offices. Dead
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HB 1016
Neutral
Unused ballots; provide for the retention and destruction of. Alive
Analysis: This bill sets a policy for what to do with unused, void, and protested ballots after an election takes place. The bill stipulates that the ballots will be retained for a number of months and then discarded of if not used.
HB 1039
Not Rated
Election Commissioners; revise the qualifying deadline for. Dead
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HB 1097
Not Rated
Same day voter registration; authorize. Dead
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HB 1099
Not Rated
Elections; require to be conducted by paper ballot or with optical mark reading equipment. Dead
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HB 1111
Not Rated
Statewide Elections Management System; remove voters who fail to respond to notice and who fail to vote after certain period of time from. Dead
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HB 1137
Not Rated
Naturalized citizens; repeal provision that details documentation that must be presented by in order to vote. Dead
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HB 1189
Not Rated
Redistricting; authorize Legislature to alter boundaries of counties, municipalities and school districts. Dead
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HB 1198
Not Rated
Municipal elections; revise the time for holding. Dead
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HB 1277
Not Rated
Voting systems; revise the authority of boards of supervisors and governing authorities to purchase. Dead
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HB 1281
Not Rated
Statewide Electors Management System; compare to certain identification databases to ensure non-U.S. citizens are not registered to vote. Dead
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HB 1330
Not Rated
Qualification deadline; change to February 1 for statewide and county elected officials. Dead
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HB 1368
Neutral
Armed Services Absentee Voting Law; expand definition of 'absent voter' to include those working in federal waters of United States. Alive
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HB 1400
Not Rated
Partisan primary elections; abolish and establish open primary elections. Dead
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HB 1405
Not Rated
Municipal general election ballots; provide that only the names of those opposed candidates shall be printed upon. Dead
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HB 1447
Not Rated
Collegiate voters; require each public and private 4-year postsecondary institution to have an on-campus voting precinct. Dead
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HB 1478
Not Rated
Online voter registration; revise to allow for first-time voters to register through. Dead
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HB 1521
Neutral
Absentee ballots; revise procedures and timeline for mailing to voter and receiving from voter. Alive
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HB 1523
Neutral
Poll managers; remove limitation on additional that election commissioners may appoint. Alive
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HB 1538
Not Rated
Absentee voting; establish electronic application procedure for college students. Dead
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HC 11
Resolution
Constitution; amend to provide that member of House or Senate for first time after January 1, 2021, not eligible to serve again in that office after serving three terms. Dead
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HC 46
Resolution
Constitution; amend to provide that there will be open primaries for the election of county offices, justice court judges and district attorneys. Dead
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SB 2116
Not Rated
Electioneering; prohibit for all persons in any public area within a set distance of polling place. Alive
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SB 2398
Not Rated
Poll managers; remove limitation on number which may be appointed by local election commissioners. Alive
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SB 2662
Not Rated
County and municipal election commissioners; increase per diem compensation for conducting elections. Alive
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SB 2737
Not Rated
Marking election ballots; delete option of using indelible pencil to mark ballots. Alive
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SC 548
Resolution
Constitution; amend to elect Governor and state elected officials by majority of popular vote with no electoral vote requirement. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed