Clerk’s office open 2 Saturdays before election

From Staff Reports


The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will be open the two Saturdays before the Nov. 8 general election for absentee voting: Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 from 8 a.m.-noon, with Nov. 5 being the last day an in-office absentee ballot may be voted.

COURTESY PHOTO Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson and Deputy Circuit Clerk Wanda Robinson

Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson and Deputy Circuit Clerk Wanda Robinson

The circuit clerk’s office, located at 16 E. Fox Ave. in Eupora (County Office Building), is also open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Voter ID,

Address Changes

Voters must present a photo ID when voting at their precinct. The most common form of ID is a driver’s license (valid for voting if expired up to 10 years), however, you may use a U.S. passport, government employee ID card, student ID by an accredited Mississippi university or college, U.S. military ID, tribal photo ID or any photo ID issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the U.S. government or any state government.

Voters who do not have any of these may contact the circuit clerk’s office for instructions on what they need to bring to the office to receive an ID before Election Day. This ID will be for voting purposes only.

If you are registered to vote in Webster County and have moved within the county to a new residence, make sure you come by the circuit clerk’s office and update your new address as soon as possible. Your move may change your voting precinct/district.


Equipment Testing

Circuit Clerk/Registrar Sherry B. Henderson has issued this statement to the qualified electors of Webster County regarding the testing of tabulating equipment:

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 23-15-531.4(a)(b) Mississippi Code, 1972 Annotated and Amended, that the circuit clerk and officials in charge of elections will run a test at the Doss Butane Building, 2980 E. Roane Ave., Eupora, on Oct. 26 and 27 at 10 a.m. to ascertain that the AccuVote TSX units will count the votes cast for all offices and on all measures.

The test will be conducted by testing a number of the DRE units (44) that will be used in the Nov. 8 general election. All memory cards to be used will be tested. The test will be conducted until all units have been tested.

Representatives of candidates, political parties, news media and the public are invited and shall be permitted to observe the tests.

Anyone with questions about voting may call 258-6287, email or visit the circuit clerk’s Facebook page at “WebsterMSCircuitClerk.”