FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- Early voting kicked off Monday (Oct. 24) in Arkansas and local election commissioners are encouraging people to cast their vote early.
Election coordinators in Washington and Benton Counties are expecting record-breaking numbers on both Election Day and during early voting.
Benton County is expecting 50 percent of registered voters to vote early, which is a two percent increase from the last election. The county has also registered about 10,000 new voters, bringing the voter total to 141,000.
Washington County has more than 128,000 registered voters and is expecting 80 percent of them to cast a ballot, which would make it the largest turnout in Washington County history.
Election coordinators in both counties are doing everything they can to make sure voters can get through the polls quickly.
Early voting in Arkansas goes through Nov. 7. In Oklahoma, you can vote early from Nov. 3 to Nov. 5.
For more information on early voting and where to vote, follow the links below: