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Here are ten of the most common questions that voters may have about Sheriff political campaigns, along with possible answers:

How much experience does Matt Haley have?

  • 1993 Graduate of Harrison Central High School
  • 1997 Graduate of USM Gulf Coast Academy
  • 1997-Present, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • Corrections Officer, Harrison County Adult Detention Center
  • Transportation Officer, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • K-9/Criminal Interdiction Officer, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • Criminal Investigations, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • Task Force Agent, United States A.T.F.
  • Lieutenant, Harrison County Narcotics Division
  • Commander, Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team
  • Administrative Captain, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office

How can I volunteer? 

Please fill out this form HERE and our Volunteer Coordinator will get back to you as soon as possible! We appreciate your support and willingness to help spread the message!

Where can I find Voting information?

The Primary Election is scheduled for August 8.
For detailed voter information, please refer to the Secretary of State Voter Information Guide by clicking HERE.

Are you registered to vote? Confirm your registration status by clicking HERE

If you haven't registered yet, please note that the deadline to register is July 9. You can download a registration form by clicking HERE.

If you will be out of town on August 8, there are two options for voting:

In-person absentee voting: Visit the Harrison County Circuit Clerk's Office at 1801 23rd Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39501. In-person absentee voting will be available from June 24 to August 4. Please note that on July 29, 2023, and August 5, 2023, the office will be open for in-person absentee voting from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The deadline for in-person absentee voting is August 5, 2023.

Mail-in absentee voting: Contact the Harrison County Circuit Clerk's Office to request an Official Application for Absentee Elector's Ballot. Depending on the proximity to the election date, the Application and Ballot may be mailed together. Mail-in absentee ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received within five (5) business days of the election (August 8, 2023) to be counted.

For further information or assistance, you can contact the Circuit Clerk's Office in Gulfport at (228) 865-4005 or (228) 865-4051.

For a step-by-step guide on Absentee Voting, click HERE.

What are Matt's primary goals and objectives as Sheriff?

  • Implement a proactive task force to reduce gun crimes and violence among juveniles
  • K-9 Officers to assist with school safety
  • Provide specialized training to law enforcement officers to respond to safety issues
  • School safety issues - all deputies to be C.I.T. trained and have mental health first
  • Improve community engagement and outreach

Where can I request a sign?

 Please fill out this form HERE and we will get a sign out to you as soon as possible!