Surprised? Hinds County screws up absentee ballot language. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 7th, 2015 at 10:06 am

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Filed Under: State Ballot Initiative

   The ballot sent out to absentee voters in Hinds County has complicated what many say is an already confusing voting process. According to the sample ballot approved in September by the governor and secretary of state, the two proposed constitutional amendments should be clearly differentiated on the ballot. The options for voters who vote […]

Group files petition to legalize marijuana in Mississippi

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 1st, 2014 at 9:39 am

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Filed Under: Law Enforcement, Mississippi, MS State Government, Public Safety, State Ballot Initiative

A group has filed a petition seeking a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi. The group, Mississippi for Cannabis, is hoping to place an initiative on the November 2016 election ballot. The group filed the petition Monday with the Secretary of State’s satellite office in Hernando, says petition organizer Kelly Jacobs. It’s the initial […]

Hosemann solicits final public comment on Voter ID regulations

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 27th, 2013 at 8:31 am

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Elections, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, MS State Government, Republican, State Ballot Initiative, Voter Fraud, Voter ID

With the dust settling from the Supreme Court decision to strike down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, the Secretary of State’s Office is focusing on the implementation of the voter identification.  Implementation regulations were proposed on December 12, 2012 for public comment. “I intend to make the Voter ID regulations final in the […]

DOJ fishing for information on MS Voter ID.

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 21st, 2013 at 8:04 am

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Elections, Federal Government, Jim Hood, Mississippi, MS Attorney General, MS State Government, Politics, State Ballot Initiative, Voter Fraud, Voter ID

The U.S. Department of Justice still is considering whether to preclear Mississippi’s voter identification requirement that was approved by voters in November 2011. Jan Schaefer, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Jim Hood, said information requested by the Justice Department on March 21 “is being sought and will be submitted to DOJ as it is collected […]

Here We Go Again: Personhood, Part II.

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 25th, 2013 at 8:47 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, health, Mississippi, MS State Government, Personhood, Politics, State Ballot Initiative

Those pushing a proposed amendment to the Mississippi constitution that would define life as beginning at conception are now ready to begin collecting signatures. The proposal, which will be known as Initiative Measure No. 41, is similar to the Personhood initiative voters rejected by 58 percent in November 2011, but the language differs somewhat. The […]

Plunkett: Another round of Personhood is a bad deal for Conservatives.

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 6th, 2013 at 10:53 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Contributor, health, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi, MS State Government, Personhood, Politics, Republican, State Ballot Initiative

BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett Personhood Mississippi announced Tuesday they are planning to take another shot at a Personhood Amendment in Mississippi defining life as beginning at conception. The sponsors filed paperwork with the Secretary of State’s office to begin the process of collecting signatures to get the measure on the ballot. The last initiative […]

Rep. Toby Parker proposing ballot initiative changes to State Constitution.

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 10th, 2013 at 6:14 pm

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Filed Under: Hattiesburg, HD102, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, Politics, Republican, State Ballot Initiative

District 102 Representative Toby Barker told the Hattiesburg Patriot, “A concurrent resolution will be dropped some time today or tomorrow” proposing a number of updates to the Mississippi State constitution. All proposed legislation and resolutions are dropped into a box and then delivered to the appropriate chair. The proposed changes update the language within the […]

Hosemann expects Mississippi Voter ID to fare better than Texas’ version in courts.

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 19th, 2012 at 1:04 pm

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Ethics, Federal Government, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mississippi, MS State Government, Politics, State Ballot Initiative, Voter Fraud, Voter ID

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann told lawmakers today he expects Mississippi’s voter ID law will not receive Department of Justice approval and will go to court, but he expects it to fare better in court than other states who have had their plans shot down. He said Texas’ plan, rejected by a three judge federal […]

Video Update–What's Happening Now on Mississippi PEP

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 10th, 2012 at 10:17 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Education, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, Personhood, Politics, State Ballot Initiative, Vlogs, Voter ID

Follow links below for content mentioned in the video. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzU8yP60tTA] Pro Life America Network’s Mississippi Chapter President Terri Herring talks about regulating abortion in Mississippi Pro Life Mississippi Calls on Planned Parenthood to Join in Support of New “Admitting Privileges” Law to Promote Women’s Health. Opinion: Chicken Little Syndrome: Voter ID Other Contributor’s Opinions Mississippi PEP Talks Podcasts (Sign Up […]

Chicken Little Syndrome: Voter ID

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 9th, 2012 at 3:25 pm

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Democrats, Elections, Federal Government, Joey Fillingane, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Race, Republican, State Ballot Initiative, Voter ID

BY: B. Keith Plunkett–@Keithplunkett The chicks are all aflutter. It seems Voter ID in Mississippi and beyond is going to seriously hamper the ability of otherwise qualified individuals to vote. It seems that, despite the 62% of the people who voted for the initiative obviously don’t mind showing their ID to do so, this law […]