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.
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Important Dates - General Election
Voting Information for Arkansas
Don’t miss your next election!
Arkansas will hold its general election runoff on Mar. 31st. Voters who wish to request an absentee ballot to vote-by-mail must do so by Mar. 24th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all voters are eligible to make an absentee ballot request for this election.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.Find Your Representatives
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 (click here) no later than Oct. 27th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 7:30 pm on election day.
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.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Arkansas
Do Voters Need ID?
- Yes, voters need an ID
- Multiple forms of ID accepted
- First time voters need ID
- Student IDs accepted
Find out more about your rights in Arkansas.
- 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.