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Make your plan to vote safely in Arkansas

Nobody should have to risk their health to cast their ballot.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and delays with the U.S. Postal Service, here are our recommendations for voting safely while making sure your vote is counted!

Election Information

General Election: Tuesday, Nov. 3

Arkansas voter registration deadline: Monday, Oct. 5

Deadline to request a ballot by mail: Tuesday, Oct. 27

The early voting period runs from Monday, Oct.19 to Monday, Nov. 2.

More information below.

How to Vote in Arkansas

How to Vote in Arkansas

Not sure where to start? We’ve got you. Here’s how to make a step-by-step plan to vote in the 2020 Election.

MAKE YOUR PLAN TO VOTE

Vote Absentee by Mail 
  1. Request your absentee ballotASAP. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Tuesday, Oct. 27.
  2. When your ballot arrives, read it carefully and follow the instructions to complete it and return it.
  3. You may also return your ballot in person at your county clerk's office by 7:30 p.m. on election day.
    • Some counties offer drive-thru ballot drop offs.
  4. You can find ballot tracking information here.
Vote Early In Person
  1. The safest way to vote in person is before November 3.
  2. The early voting period runs from Monday, Oct. 19 to Monday, Nov. 2, but dates, hours, and locations may vary (depending on the date).
    • More information on where to vote early can be found here
  3. Bring an ID and wear a mask.
  4. If you have any issues, contact the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE — save this number in your phone ahead of time just in case!
Vote on Election Day
  1. Find your polling place.
  2. Decide what time you're going. Polls are open from 7:30 a.m. through 7:30 p.m. on November 3.
  3. Decide how you're going to get there. Will you walk, bike, drive, or take public transportation?
  4. Bring an ID and wear a mask.
  5. If you are in line by 7:30 p.m., stay in line. You have the right to vote!
  6. If you have any issues, contact the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE — save this number in your phone ahead of time just in case!

VOTER TOOLS

Check Your Registration Status

Make sure your voter registration is up to date.

CHECK MY REGISTRATION

Get an Absentee Ballot

Get your absentee ballot request form.

REQUEST MY BALLOT

Find Your Sample Ballot

View what will be on your ballot this election. 

Find Your ballot

Find Your Polling Place

Make sure you're at the right spot so your vote is counted.

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Endorsements

See the candidates Planned Parenthood Great Plains Votes has endorsed in Arkansas. 

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