Where do I vote?
Primary voting will begin on May 22 in Arkansas.
Polls throughout the state will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
If you have not already registered you will be unable to vote in the elections. The deadline to register to vote was April 23.
Officials with the election commission recommend voters check their polling locations. Several districts have also changed due to the 2010 census.
If you are unsure where you’re supposed to vote you can find your poling location by viewing this link and providing your registration information: https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/
The Arkansas Secretary of State has also provided this list of what to expect when voting:
- An election official will ask you to state your name and address and confirm your date of birth.
- The election official will ask you to provide identification. The following documents are acceptable: a current and valid photo ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter.
- If you’re unable to provide ID, the election official will note it on the Precinct Voter Registration List, and you may vote a regular ballot.
- If you registered by mail after January 1, 2003, and did not submit the required ID with your voter registration application, you may be required to show ID to vote a regular ballot. If you don’t present ID, the election official will instruct you on voting a Provisional Ballot.
- In a primary election, you must state the party primary in which you wish to vote. If you do not wish to cast a party ballot, you may choose to vote only in the non-partisan races (which may include judicial contests, tax increases and other local issues).
- In a primary election, you are allowed to vote only one party’s ballot or the non-partisan judicial ballot. The election official records which party’s ballot you choose.
- Next, you will sign the Precinct Voter Registration List, and the election official will add your name to the list of voters.
- The election official will give you a ballot or direct you to a voting machine.
- After setting the voting machine, or handing you a paper ballot, the poll worker will leave you in private. You are allotted 5 minutes to vote.
- You will go alone to a voting booth and mark your ballot. You are allotted 5 minutes to vote.
- If you vote a paper ballot, you will deposit it into the ballot box or an electronic scanner.