If you haven’t registered to vote in the state of Arkansas yet, the deadline to do so is fast approaching.
The last day to register to vote in the upcoming November election in the state is Monday, Oct. 5.
Voters must fill out a paper registration form to register to vote in the state. The form is available at the Secretary of State’s website, at your local county clerk’s office (280 N College Ave #302, Fayetteville, AR), at the local revenue or DMV office, the public library, disability agency, or via a local military recruitment office.
To register to vote in the state, you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Be an Arkansas resident.
- Be age 18 or turn 18 on or before the next election.
- Not be a convicted felon whose sentence has not been discharged or pardoned.
- Not be presently adjudged as mentally incompetent as to your ability to vote by a court of competent jurisdiction.
Once you are registered, your county clerk will send you a voter registration card. You can check the status of your registration at voterview.org.
For more information about registering to vote in Arkansas, visit sos.arkansas.gov.
Early voting in the upcoming election begins Oct. 19, and election day is set for Nov. 3. Sample ballots, information on polling places, and more election information can be found at washingtoncountyar.gov.