Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag

The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag selected the following nine designs to advance to the next round (pending clearance of intellectual property rights). You can choose your favorite in this nonbinding public poll.

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Click the FLAG you want to vote for and click on the VOTE button to submit your choice.

In order to ensure fair voting, this poll will collect an anonymous IP address with your vote. No personally identifying information is collected or stored, and this information is not shared with any other entity besides the Mississippi Department of Archives & History and the Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag. By submitting your vote, you give MDAH permission to collect this non-identifying information.

Choose Your Favorite

The poll has been closed. On August 18, the Commission narrowed the list of flag candidates down to five (5). A new poll will be released shortly showing the five remaining flags.

Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag

House Bill 1796 established the Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) is providing clerical support for the commission. The sole purpose of the commission, according to the bill, is to develop, design, and report to the governor and the legislature its recommendation for the design of the new state flag no later than September 14, 2020.

For more information email info@mdah.ms.gov.

Appointed by House Speaker Philip Gunn

Dr. Mary Graham
President of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Robyn Tannehill
Mayor of Oxford

TJ Taylor
Policy advisor for House Speaker Philip Gunn

Appointed by Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann

Judge Reuben Anderson
Former Supreme Court Justice and MDAH Board of Trustees President

Sherri Carr Bevis
Community Relations Liaison to the Singing River Health System and former teacher

J. Mack Varner
Vicksburg attorney

Appointed by Governor Tate Reeves

Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben
Chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Mississippi Economic Council representative

Frank Bordeaux
Vice President, Property and Casualty for BXS Insurance in Mississippi
Mississippi Arts Commission Representative

Betsey Hamilton
Real estate broker and appraiser
Mississippi Department of Archives and History representative

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