The Secretary of State’s Office will host a series of public hearings regarding Initiative Measure No. 65 (medical marijuana) in each of the old five Congressional districts, as required by State law. Initiative Measure No. 65 and the legislative alternative, Alternative Measure No. 65A, will be on the 2020 General Election ballot.
The public hearings allow voters to express their opinions and learn more about how to properly cast their ballot prior to Election Day. Voters will have the opportunity to hear from speakers both for and against Initiative Measure No. 65 and Alternative Measure No. 65A. The doors will open at 5 p.m., and all hearings will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. The hearing dates and locations are as follows:
|September 30||The Ford Center
at Ole Miss
|351 University Ave, Oxford, MS 38655|
|October 1||Leflore County
|200 MS-7, Greenwood, MS 38930|
|October 7||Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center||220 W Front St, Hattiesburg, MS 39401|
|October 8||Meridian City Hall Auditorium||601 23rd Avenue, Meridian, Meridian, MS 39302|
|October 13||MS Civil Rights Museum||222 North St, Jackson, MS 39201|
All public hearings will be conducted in accordance with all state guidelines regarding COVID-19.
Release from the Mississippi Secretary of State.