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Voting in Arkansas

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Am I Eligible To Vote in Arkansas?

To register to vote in the State of Arkansas, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be an Arkansas resident (residing in Arkansas at least 30 days prior to the first election in which you will vote).
  • Be age 18 or turn 18 on or before the next election.
  • Not be a convicted felon whose sentence has not been discharged or pardoned.
  • Not be presently adjudged as mentally incompetent as to your ability to vote by a court of competent jurisdiction.

Voter Registration Options in Arkansas

You have the following 2 options to register to vote in Arkansas:

In Person

You must submit your application to an official voter registration agency or mail it no later than 30 days prior to an election in which you wish to vote. If you completed your application at a voter registration drive, the organizers must submit it to the county clerk or Secretary of State's office within 21 days of the date on the application or no later than 30 days prior to the next election.

Click here to get the address and phone number for the board of registrars office in your county

By Mail

You must mail your application to an official voter registration agency no later than 30 days prior to an election in which you wish to vote. The postmark on a mail-in application will be considered the submission date.

Click here to Request an application through the mail (USPS)


How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk. This could take several weeks, regardless of your method of application.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Call your county clerk after two weeks and inquire about the status of your application.
  • Check your voter registration status online by visiting www.voterview.org.

Voting Options in Arkansas

You have the following 3 options to vote in Arkansas:

In Person

our precinct is determined by where you live and the polling site is assigned by your county election commission. Most local newspapers publish a list of polling sites within a few days of an election

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Absentee Ballot

You may vote absentee

Click here to download the absentee ballot request Form

Early Voting

Depending on the type of election being conducted, you may early vote during the 7 or 15 days prior to Election Day.

Click here to locate early voting locations

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