Mississippi Signature Requirements

Signature Requirements:

  • Amendments: 12% of those who voted in the last Gubernatorial election.
  • Nominations: Filing Fee of $15 to $300 and 15 – 1000 signatures.
  • Code and Charter Initiatives: 20% of the qualified electors of the private charter cities.

Article XV of the Mississippi Constitution gives citizens the rights citizen propositions.

Local initiatives are allowed in Port Gibson, Rosedale, Okolona, Water Valley, Fulton, Carthage, Aberdeen, Louisville, Waveland, Indianola, West Point, Yazoo City, McComb, Corinth, Grenada, Natchez, Horn Lake, Columbus, Vicksburg, and Greenville.

The following three websites provide the most current information about your state’s ballot proposal news.

Mississippi at Ballotpedia

Mississippi at Citizens in Charge

Mississippi at Recall the Rogues