Awareness, Advocacy & Action

      Women for Progress

      of Mississippi, Inc.

2020 Voting Plan

Our History

Women for Progress of Mississippi, Inc. was chartered on May 11, 1978 as a non-profit, non-partisan community improvement organization of action-oriented, influential, and talented individuals. Under the leadership of Mrs. Dorothy Stewart Samuel, founder and first president, Women for Progress's mission was to become a catalyst for: Advocacy, Awareness, and Action.

 

Part of the mission of our organization is to disseminate information on the issues that impact our community and our state.  It is our desire that voters are informed and active participants in policymaking process. 

 

Political Action 

Throughout our history we have made political action a major priority.  Making the political system more responsive was our first step in addressing many of the issues facing our communities. Voter participation and voter awareness are our major concerns. 

 

Women for Progress of MS supports the right of every citizen to vote. We believe that voting is a fundamental citizens' right that must be guaranteed. We believe in free and fair elections for every citizen. We oppose any action that may limit voter participation.  We support

 

  • ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION
  • EARLY VOTING
  • ABSENTEE VOTING

 

Women for Progress of MS, Inc. supports redistricting processes and enforceable standards that promote fair and effective representation at all levels of government with maximum opportunity for public participation.


Women for Progress of MS, Inc. believes government should ensure transparency, accountability, and preservation of the common good.  We do not support the transfer of governmental services, assets and/or functions out the City of Jackson, our Capital City.   

Mississippi Special Election September 22, 2020
Sept 22, 2020 Special Election Ballot - Print & Share

Dates to Remember
Request Absentee Voter Application - September 4, 2020
Absentee-In Person - Vote at Your County Clerk's Office starting - Sept 21 - Oct 31, 2020
Election MS House District 66 - September 22, 2020

Stay tuned for more information, see these sites:
www.womenforprogress.net
www.facebook.com/LWVJA
www.vote411.org
www.sos.ms.gov/VOTE



Absentee Vote By Mail Information

ABSENTEE VOTE BY MAIL

 

Þ  ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? - DOWNLOAD FORM AT

https://www.sos.ms.gov/Vote

 

General Election Voter Registration Deadline – October 5, 2020

 

Þ  or

CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION

https://www.sos.ms.gov/Vote

 

Þ  REQUEST ABSENTEE VOTER APPLICATION –

 Available starting 9/4/20 from your County Circuit Clerk

https://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Pages/County-Election-Info.aspx

 

Þ  ABSENTEE VOTER APPLICATION MUST BE NOTARIZED

BEFORE MAILING BACK TO CLERK

 

Þ  REQUEST ABSENTEE BALLOT –

 Available starting 9/21/20 from your County Circuit Clerk

 https://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Pages/County-Election-Info.aspx

 

Þ  BALLOT MUST BE NOTARIZED

 BEFORE MAILING BACK TO CLERK

 AND POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE

 NOV. 3, 2020 – Ballot Must Be Received Within 5 Business Days After Election

 MAIL OR DROP OFF EARLY TO AVOID ANY DELAYS.

 

Þ  Absentee-In Person - Vote at Your County Clerk's Office

    starting - Sept 21 - Oct 31, 2020

 

 

Stay tuned for more information, see these sites:

www.womenforprogress.net

www.facebook.com/LWVJA

www.vote411.org

www.sos.ms.gov/VOTE