State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Arkansas Electoral Situation
Absentee ballots require an excuse: no

Early voting: yes

Felons: The State of Arkansas prohibits felons currently on probation, in prison, or on parole from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.

ID Laws: All voters need: Valid driver’s license; Photo ID issued by a governmental agency; Voter card; Social security card; Birth certificate; U.S. Passport; Employee ID; Student ID card; Arkansas hunting license; U.S. military ID card.

Mandatory poll worker/election official training: yes

Paper trail: yes (for all new machines starting in 2006)

Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct:

Registration deadline: Registration deadline is 30 days before the election.

Uniform voting system: no