Mississippi Constitution

The Mississippi constitution was adopted on November 1, 1890.  It consists of a Preamble and 15 Articles.  Each of the Articles is divided into continuously numbered sections ending at Section 285.

Two different methods of amending the Mississippi Constitution are:

  • A legislatively-referred constitutional amendment under Section 273 of Article XV, and
  • An initiated constitutional amendment.

Full Text of Mississippi Constitution


Inside Mississippi Constitution