Current through April 7, 2022

The contact person must be an appointed commissioner, approved by the district, and recorded in their minutes.

Step 1: After the Commission has notified the contact person of the expiration date for the elected commissioners; the District must decide on the election date, voting places, (at least one per beat) and voting hours. When the Commission is notified of the election date, voting places, and voting hours, the Commission will publish the ELC-1 and the ELC-2 in the legal notice section of the local newspaper.

Step 2: Fill in the top portion of the Nominating Petition (ELC-3), discuss the agreement on the back of the form with each prospective commissioner and have the nominee sign and date it. The Nominating Petition (ELC-3) on each candidate must be received by the Commission office at least 30 days prior to the election date.

Step 3: Distribute all necessary material to the voting places: deliver the Ballots, Register of

Voters (ELC-4), and Statement of Certification (ELC-5) to each voting place. Discuss the election judge responsibilities as stated on the Statement of Certification (ELC-5) with each election judge. It is preferred that the materials for voting be delivered and picked up the same day of the election.

Step 4: Pick up the sealed ballot boxes and any unused materials from each voting place.

Step 5: At a designated place open to all candidates, tabulate the votes from each voting place and verify the totals on the Report of Election Results to Commission (ELC-6). Mail the following original reports: Register of Voters (ELC-4), Statement of Certification (ELC-5) and the Report of Election Results to Commission (ELC-6) to the following:

Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission

P. O. Box 23005

Jackson, MS 39225-3005

These forms should be mailed the day following the election.


ELC Adopted 03/11/10

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