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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.

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Voting Information for Arkansas

Don’t miss your next election!

Your voter registration application must be postmarked or hand delivered by Oct. 5th. You can vote in person on Election Day, during early voting, or vote by mail in Arkansas.

Your polling place hours are 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 19th to Nov. 2nd

You can vote in person at locations designated by your county from Oct. 19th to Nov. 2nd before the election. No excuse required.

To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 27th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. If delivering in person, you may drop off your ballot at your county clerk's office by 5 p.m. on Nov. 2nd. All voters may vote absentee for the Nov. 3rd election if they have health concerns about COVID-19.

The absentee voting request period opens on Jan. 1st for each calendar year. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote via absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


Request Your BallotMore Mail-in & Early Voting Info

Voter ID + Access for Arkansas

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted
  • ID needed to vote absentee

More Chances to Register

Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.


  • If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

Have you been convicted of a felony?
See what the registration laws are in your state below.

Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws



Voting and attending college?
Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

College Student Voting Info