The Magnolia State

Virute et armis (By valor and arms)


Mississippi voters cast  a total of 1,313,894 ballots for president in 2020. Overall state turnout was at about 60%. The state swung heavily for incumbent Donald J. Trump, who won its 6 electoral votes with 57.6% of the popular vote. Mississippi has consistently voted for Republican presidential candidates since 1980.

Mississippi has a bicameral legislature with 52 senators and 112 representatives. Republicans have held the majority in both chambers since 2012. Governor Tate Reeves (R) is eligible for re-election in 2024.