Municipal elections will take place this spring throughout Mississippi. Take advantage of your right to vote in the City of Ridgeland elections. This level of government is closest to you! And, your vote means a lot in a municipal election when the number of votes cast are small.
Primary Election Day is May 2. Primary Runoff Election will be held on May 16, and General Election Day is June 6. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on each occurring Election Day. Only municipal elections are taking place in 2017 in Mississippi. You may view an Elections Chart at www.sos.ms.gov for more information.
Please refer to the Ward Map to find your ward and voting location. You may click on the map and zoom in to find your street.
Register to vote with extended hours
You may register to vote throughout the year during regular office hours at Ridgeland City Hall. In a municipal election year, the hours to register are extended on certain dates in order to better accommodate more schedules. On March 27 – 31, city hall will be open until 7 p.m.
The deadline to register to vote for the municipal primary election and primary runoff election is 12 p.m. on April 1. City Hall will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mail-in registration applications must be postmarked no later than April 1.
Absentee voting information
Absentee ballot applications will be available on March 3. In-person absentee voting in the Primary Election has a deadline of April 29 at 12 p.m. City Hall will be open 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for voting. Absentee ballot by mail deadline is 5 p.m. on May 1. This is an actual receipt deadline.
Absentee voting deadline for the Primary Runoff Election is 12 p.m. on May 13 for in-person voting. City Hall will be open 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Absentee voting for ballot by mail has a deadline of 5 p.m. May 14.
If you have any questions, please contact Municipal Clerk Ina Byrd at 601-856-7113. See you at the polls!