General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 6
ID Requirements for Voting: Photo ID required, voters without an ID can cast a provisional ballot and verify their identity by the following Monday.
Early Voting: Depending on the election, you may vote early in the 7 or 15 days before an election. For the 2020 Presidential Election early voting will take place from October 19 to November 2. If your address or name has been changed since your voter registration, you may update your registration at the early polling site.
Absentee Voting: An excuse is required to obtain an absentee ballot in Arkansas. View the list of excuses and download the application here. Applications must be returned 7 days before the election, or 1 day if being returned in-person. Absentee ballots must be received by mail by Election Day.
Gender Gaps in Representation
Arkansas is one of 13 states that have no women serving in either Chamber of Congress. Arkansas also ranks 37th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.
Arkansas Congressional Delegation
Arkansas State Legislature
Arkansas had lower voter turnout for both men and women than the United States overall in the 2016 Presidential Election.
Percent Voter Turnout by Gender
Percent Voter Turnout by Race
Other races not shown due to population size