Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

The deadline to register to vote to participate in Mississippi's June 3 primaries is Saturday, May 3.

Circuit clerk offices in all 82 counties will be open extra hours Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, to accommodate those who might not be able to come in during regular business hours.

Lauderdale County Circuit Clerk Donna Jill Johnson says absentee ballots are available in her office for the Democrat and Republican primaries for voters who have a legal reason to vote absentee.