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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Arkansas, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Arkansas election website or call (800) 482-1127 to learn more about your states voting details.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

Primary Election Date
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Primary Type

Voting Information for Arkansas

Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in primary. See Arkansas Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Don’t miss your next election!

Don’t miss your next election! Arkansas holds its presidential primary election on March 3, 2020.

Find Your Representatives What Do Your Representatives Stand For?

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: February 17th to March 2nd

You can vote in person at locations designated by your county from February 17th to March 2nd before the election. No excuse required.

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than February 25th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 7:30 pm on election day.

You’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for Arkansas

Voter ID Requirements

For more information on how to obtain a free photo I.D., click here. If you do not have ID, you may cast a provisional ballot. The provisional ballot will be counted if the voter returns to the county clerk or county election commission by noon the Monday after the election with either proof of identity or an affidavit swearing the voter has no photo I.D. because of indigence or a religious objection to being photographed. For more information on doing so, click here.

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Arkansas.


You may pre-register for All Elections

You may vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election