Meridian primary elections: Everything you need to know

Published: Apr. 5, 2021 at 12:01 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Tuesday, April 6, is the Democrat primary for the city of Meridian. Only Democrats will appear on the ballot. Independent and Republican candidates, who did not have primary opposition, will be on the general election ballot.

If you live in the city of Meridian and are registered to vote, then you are able to vote in this primary.

Seventeen percent of city voters have two voting locations, depending on the election. If you are registered, but aren’t sure where you are supposed to vote for this election, refer to your voter registration card next to the words “City precinct”. You may also call City Hall at 601-485-1946 or the Circuit Clerk 601-482-9731.

Here is a map of all 18 precincts from the city of Meridian’s website.

Remember, voters in Mississippi are not registered by political party, so any voter registered in the city may vote April 6.

Here is a list of Democrat candidates who will be on the ballot for mayor:

If Tuesday’s election requires a runoff, that will be held Tuesday, April 27.

The winner of the Democrat primary will face Independent Weston Lindemann and Republican Robert J. Ray in the general election on June 8.

Here’s a look at sample ballots for Tuesday primary in Meridian:

Meridian voting precinct locations and a map appear below:

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