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Republican Secretary of State Michael Watson took office in January. He is pushing for a bill that would give his office the power to check voters' names against databases from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or other federal, state or county agencies. Photo courtesy Mississippi Secretary of State's Office

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Bill Says Mississippi Could Check for Voters' US Citizenship

Republican Secretary of State Michael Watson, Mississippi's top elections official, told lawmakers Tuesday that he wants the power to check whether registered voters in the state are also U.S. citizens.


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