Deadline closes in ahead of Tuesday elections

The mailing deadline for absentee ballots is Saturday at 5 p.m. Municipal clerks must receive the ballot by 5 p.m. Monday.

There are several races across the state and in the Metro, including mayoral races for Jackson, Pearl, Byram and Vicksburg.

There are also three local referendums: a two-percent hotel and restaurant tax hike in Vicksburg to fund a new sports complex, a two-percent tax hike on hotels in Byram to promote tourism and a three-percent tax increase on hotels in Brandon to fund a new amphitheater.

Source: WAPT

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