More than 1.8 million voters registered in Mississippi

By Emily Le Coz

The Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office released a break-down of registered voters by county on Monday, just one day before the primary election.

Hinds County, which includes the state capitol, had the most voters with 151,467. Desoto County, in the 1st Congressional District, also had a large number with 89,846.

In all, Mississippi has more than 1.8 million registered voters as of Monday, the office reported.

Voters can cast ballots in either the Democratic or Republican primary. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Candidates are vying for one of three offices: President, U.S. Senate and U.S. House.

Here’s the registered voter breakdown.

Adams – 20,838

Alcorn – 23,662

Amite – 10,411

Attala – 12,785

Benton – 6,346

Bolivar – 24,233

Calhoun – 9,222

Carroll – 7,709

Chickasaw – 12,064

Choctaw – 5,698

Claiborne – 8,396

Clarke – 12,646

Clay – 13,773

Coahoma – 15,196

Copiah – 19,303

Covington – 14,100

DeSoto – 89,846

Forrest – 40,934

Franklin – 5,869

George – 14,835

Greene – 8,061

Grenada – 16,493

Hancock – 27,256

Harrison – 96,514

Hinds – 151,467

Holmes – 11,745

Humphreys – 9,251

Issaquena – 1,561

Itawamba – 15,155

Jackson – 77,672

Jasper – 12,403

Jefferson – 7,112

Jeff Davis – 9,985

Jones – 41,434

Kemper – 8,078

Lafayette – 25,993

Lamar – 30,990

Lauderdale – 42,774

Lawrence – 9,722

Leake – 17,344

Lee – 47,546

Leflore – 27,594

Lincoln – 24,231

Lowndes – 40,803

Madison – 78,315

Marion – 17,416

Marshall – 21,181

Monroe – 24,969

Montgomery – 7,745

Neshoba – 15,135

Newton – 12,677

Noxubee – 9,203

Oktibbeha – 25,347

Panola – 23,655

Pearl River – 35,139

Perry – 8,846

Pike – 23,768

Pontotoc – 18,043

Prentiss – 16,310

Quitman – 5,705

Rankin – 82,147

Scott – 18,715

Sharkey – 4,419

Simpson – 16,153

Smith – 12,394

Stone – 9,660

Sunflower – 15,209

Tallahatchie – 8,778

Tate – 17,688

Tippah – 14,983

Tishomingo – 12,221

Tunica – 6,846

Union – 16,472

Walthall – 14,119

Warren – 31,227

Washington – 28,935

Wayne – 13,241

Webster – 7,553

Wilkinson – 7,525

Winston – 13,241

Yalobusha – 8,939

Yazoo – 18,697

Grand Total: 1,851,666