Gulfport: Disregard voter cards, check online map

By WLOX Staff

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - If you're planning to vote in Gulfport Tuesday, you may want to double check where you're supposed to cast your ballot. The city announced Monday afternoon that hundreds of voters likely received cards through the mail directing them to incorrect precincts.

Mayor Brent Warr is urging residents to disregard the cards received through the mail, and instead follow the voting precinct map found here.

"Disregard the cards which were sent in the mail and refer to the precinct map on our website," Warr said. "The map is the most current and accurate information. However, on election day, we will have people at the polls to direct voters to the correct precinct. We are taking numerous steps to correct this problem as best we can and we regret any inconvenience this may have caused."

The city is blaming the mix up on a technical glitch when existing election data was transferred into a new system.

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