City of Amory Municipal Elections Information

Frequently Asked Questions

How and where do you register to vote?

You can register to vote in a variety of ways:

  • In the Circuit Clerk’s office at the Monroe County Courthouse in Aberdeen, MS.
  • In the City of Amory City Hall behind Frisco Park in Amory, MS.
  • By mail – you can request an application be mailed to you from the Circuit Clerk’s Office (662-369-8695) P.O. Box 843, Aberdeen, MS 39730
  • or print one offline at the City of Amory or Circuit Clerk’s websites by clicking here: Voter_Registration 2016 (fill it out online, print, mail in to MONROE COUNTY
    P.O. Box 843
    Aberdeen, MS 39730)

  • When you renew your driver’s license.
  • High Schools – Every year the Circuit Clerk visits the county high schools and distributes the Voter Registration Applications.

What is the deadline for registration in order to vote?

  • The voter registration application must be delivered to your registrar or postmarked (if mailed to the Circuit Clerk’s office in Aberdeen) at least 30 days prior to an election –

    September 13, 2014Do not mail your application to the City of Amory City Clerk’s office.

This will delay your registration as the Clerk’s office will have to forward it to the Circuit Clerk’s Office in Aberdeen for registration.

  • Voter Registration at City of Amory 2014 Special Election deadline is September 13, 2014 at 12:00. You may register in the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall in Amory.
  • Absentee Voters must vote in person the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall in Amory by the deadline of October 11, 2014 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 by mail October 13, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Special rules and deadlines apply to military and overseas voters and their family members located with them.

    Where do I vote?

    • In county and National elections, you may view the table below to find your voting location. If you are not sure of your voting precinct number, call the Monroe County Circuit Clerk’s office at 662-369-8695.
    • In City of Amory elections, please go to the Old Armory building located 101 9th Street South, Amory, MS. Here is a location map: http://mapq.st/ZlI0mj or http://mapq.st/VTR3TC

 

 

 

Voter and Absentee Voter Information

BASIC RULES

Please Click This Link: Absentee Rules

  • An application may be requested by telephone or by written communication from the voter who seeks to vote by absentee ballot.
  • An application may be requested, should elector/voter not be able to request himself or herself, orally by the parent, child, spouse, sibling, legal guardian, those empowered with power of attorney for the elector’s affairs or agent of the elector only.**
  • All absentee applications must be notarized by an official authorized to administer oaths for absentee balloting. Applications of persons disabled need not be notarized but must be witnessed by a person 18 years of age or older.
  • SEE ABSENTEE RULES BELOW for further explanation of who is allowed to vote absentee and who is allowed to vote by mail absentee.

**MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972**

As Amended

SEC. 23-15-627. Distribution of absentee ballot application by registrar; form of application.
The registrar shall be responsible for furnishing an absentee ballot application form to any elector authorized to receive an absentee ballot. Absentee ballot applications shall be furnished to a person only upon the oral or written request of the elector who seeks to vote by absentee ballot; however, the parent, child, spouse, sibling, legal guardian, those empowered with a power of attorney for that elector’s affairs or agent of the elector may orally request an absentee ballot application on behalf of the elector. An absentee ballot application must have the seal of the circuit or municipal clerk affixed to it and be initialed by the registrar or his deputy in order to be utilized to obtain an absentee ballot. A reproduction of an absentee ballot application shall not be valid unless it is a reproduction provided by the office of the registrar of the jurisdiction in which the election is being held and which contains the seal and initials required by this section.

Applications

  • Applications for Absentee Ballots will be available at the City Clerk’s Office in Amory on Friday, September 12, 2014.
  • September 13, 2014 –  Voter registration DEADLINE 12:00 noon. The City Clerk’s office will be open from 8:00 – 12 that day for people to register to vote.
  • October 4, 2014 –  The City Clerk’s office will be open for voting by absentee ballot in person from 8:00 – 12:00
  • October 11, 2014 – The City Clerk’s office will be open for voting by absentee ballot in person from 8:00 – 12:00
  • Absentee Voters must vote in person by the deadline of October 11, 2014 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 or ballots must be received by the City Clerk’s office by mail by 5:00 p.m on October 13, 2014.

City Clerk’s Office – Voter Registration
PO Drawer 457
Amory, MS 38821
Call 662-256-5721 for more information

Military and Overseas Voters

Military and Overseas Voters use the following email address to request Absentee Voter Applications and to send your applications, Federal Postcard Application (FPCA), ballots, and/or FWAB to:

voteamory@cityofamoryms.com

Fax Number: 662-256-6337

City Clerk’s Office – Voter Registration
PO Drawer 457
Amory, MS 38821

  • May register up until 10 days prior to any election and will be eligible to vote in the election – applies to spouses and dependents if also absent.
  • October 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. is the deadline for Overseas and Military Voters to vote by fax, mail, or email.

Military and Overseas voters should visit:
http://www.sos.ms.gov/elections_voter_info_center2.aspx or http://www.fvap.gov/

 

 

 

For more information on elections, please visit the Mississippi Secretary of State Website.

 

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The qualifying deadline to fill out your paperwork to be considered for qualification for office in the Municipality of Amory, Mississippi is March 8, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. This will be the last date for the Democratic Executive Party and Republican Executive Party to receive applications for office. Both parties must then review the applicants and applications to determine whether or not a person qualifies for office. Once officially qualified by his or her respectable parties, the parties and the City of Amory will make an official statement as to the list of qualified candidates for office in the City of Amory.

Election Results

Official Results – General Election, June 4, 2013

Official Results – First Democratic Primary, May 7, 2013

Official Results – First Democratic Primary Runoff, May 21, 2013

Information

For more information on elections visit: http://www.sos.ms.gov/elections.aspx