Mississippi

Mississippi

Audit Laws

Audit Laws

State Summary

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Voting Systems Used

As of 2020, most Mississippi counties use DRE voting machines without VVPAT paper records, though some use DREs with VVPAT. A few counties use optical scanners, hand marked paper ballots and ballot marking devices. For the most up to date information please visit Verified Voting’s Verifier.

For an explanation of the types of voting equipment used, click here.

Audit Comprehensiveness

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Transparency

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Audit Counting Method

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Type Of Audit Units

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Contests & Issues Audited

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Addressing Discrepancies

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

For recount laws, see Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota website.

Timeline

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Binding On Official Outcomes

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Oversight & Conduct

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Ballot Protection

Poll managers seal and lock the ballot box after declaring the reuslts then deliver the sealed box to the clerk of the circuit court of the county, who places a tamper-evident seal on the box. For more information see, Miss. Code. Ann §23-15-591 to §23-15-595.

Additional Targeted Samples

Mississippi does not require post-election audits.

Resources

Mississippi does not have post-election audit laws.

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