Q: How do I register to vote in Arkansas?
A: In Arkansas, you must register by paper form. You can print a form from home or pick up an application from the places indicated on the Secretary of State site.
Q: How do I verify my current voter registration information?
A: From the Secretary of State Voter View site you can search for and review your current Arkansas voter registration status.
Q: I know my registration is up to date, but what candidates will appear on my ballot?
A: You can view what positions you are eligible to vote for and review a sample ballot from the Secretary of State Voter View site. Scroll to the bottom of the registration page to expand the Districts section. This will show you all of the positions you are eligible to vote for, including Congressional district, State Senate, State Representative, and Justice of the Peace. Note, the sample ballot for the November 3rd election will be made available later this fall.
Q: How do I find out more information about the Democrats on my ballot?
A: Good news! We have each Democrat's online profiles available in the Campaigns section of the site.
Q: How do I request an absentee ballot?
A: The Benton County Clerk's website has the information required to request an absentee ballot.
Q: Can I vote early?
A: Yes! For the general election, Benton County residents will have at least two weeks of early voting dates (including two Saturdays) prior to the election date. The dates, times, and locations will be published in the fall.
Q: Do you have to vote in your precinct?
A: Good news! In Benton County, registered voters can vote at any precinct within the county during the election window.