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Mississippi Polls 2012: Closing Time, Opening Time, Where To Vote

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally at City Park on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally at City Park on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Are you ready, Mississippi?

It's Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, and here's what you need to know to vote.

The closing time for Mississippi polls is 7 p.m. Central Time; Opening time for Mississippi polls is 7 a.m. local time.

Not sure where to vote? The Mississippi Secretary of State's website has a Polling Place Lookup widget to help you locate your polling location.

Mississippi awards six electoral votes in the presidential race. The state has voted for the Republican presidential candidate every year since 1980.

An effort to require Mississippi voters to show photo identification at the polls failed prior to the election.

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