Madison's Sarah Beth James will represent the state as she competes for the Miss America crown in January.
Madison's Sarah Beth James will represent the state as she competes for the Miss America crown in January.
Fans of Madison's own Miss Mississippi, Sarah Beth James, can help make her a finalist in the upcoming Miss America pageant on Jan. 15 by voting through text or online social media.

The Miss America "America's Choice" contestant video promotion which promotes four different ways to vote for your favorite of the 53 contestants.

In the videos each contestant explains why they should be chosen as the next Miss America. The contestant with the most votes will automatically be a finalist in the pageant to be aired live from Las Vegas.

Here are the four ways to vote for Sarah Beth:

• Using your mobile phone, text MAMS to 24470.

• Vote on the video page at www.missamerica.org/videocontest/

• "Like" her video on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=692436963625

• Or like her video on YouTube at: www.youtube.com/MissAmericaOrg#p/c/5E70361E9BA9B04B/25/_lRoykjTm8Y

Each participant can vote once per contestant per voting method. Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. PST on Jan. 13.