Miss. Code § 23-15-41

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 23-15-41 - Endorsement of application; completion of registration
(1) When an applicant to register to vote has completed the application form as prescribed by administrative rule, the county registrar shall enter the applicant's information into the Statewide Elections Management System where the applicant's status will be marked as "ACTIVE," "PENDING" or "REJECTED," and the applicant shall be entitled to register upon his or her request for registration made in person to the registrar, or deputy registrar if a deputy registrar has been appointed. No person other than the registrar, or a deputy registrar, shall register any applicant.
(2) If an applicant is not qualified to register to vote, then the registrar shall enter the applicant's information into the Statewide Elections Management System and mark the applicant's status as "PENDING" or "REJECTED," with the specific reason or reasons for that status noted. The registrar shall notify the election commission of those applicants rejected.

Miss. Code § 23-15-41

Derived from 1972 Code § 23-5-33 [Codes, 1942, § 3212.5; Laws, 1962, ch. 571, §§ 1-6; Laws, 1965 Ex Sess, ch. 14, § 1; repealed by Laws, 1986, ch. 495, § 335]; Laws, 1986, ch. 495, § 13; Laws, 1991, ch. 440, § 9; Laws, 2006, ch. 574, § 4, eff. 6/5/2006 (the date the United States Attorney General interposed no objection under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965).
Amended by Laws, 2017, ch. 441, HB 467, 11, eff. 7/1/2017.