Voter turnout is reportedly mixed early Tuesday as Mississippians go to the polls for statewide and local elections. Polls are open until 7 p.m.
Secretary of State Eric Clark predicts voter turnout will be higher than in most statewide years in Mississippi, but lower than it was during the hotly contested 2003 governor's race.
Republican Gov. Haley Barbour voted at his hometown of Yazoo City. The Democratic nominee for governor, attorney John Arthur Eaves, Jr., traveled to Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Meridian, Tupelo and Greenville on Monday as part of his campaign.