17% of 18-29 year olds voted in Arkansas in 2022*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

The Arkansas voter registration deadline is October 6, 2024. Voters can apply in-person or by mailing a paper application form requested online or printed.

Check Registration Status

Check your Arkansas voter registration status here.



In order to register to vote, you must be a US Citizen, Arkansas resident, be age 18 (or turn 18) or older before the next election.

  • You cannot be a convicted felon (sentence must be discharged or pardoned), and you cannot be adjudged a mentally incompetent concerning the ability to vote by a court of competent jurisdiction in order to be eligible for voter registration.
  • College students have a choice of whether they want to vote in Arkansas or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.


The deadline to register to vote in Arkansas for the General Election is October 6, 2024.


Voter Registration Process

There are three methods of voter registration in Arkansas: mail in an online-ordered application or printable application, or in- person.

  • Further voter registration information for Arkansas can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 17, 2024.

Questions? Contact us here.

Arkansas offers in-person, absentee, and early voting in the 2024 general election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In Arkansas, you must have a reason to be eligible to vote by mail. Eligible reasons to apply for an absentee ballot can be found here. Click here to access Arkansas’s absentee voting application.

  • Your application for a mail-in ballot must be received in person by close of business the Friday prior to Election Day (November 1, 2024) or by mail 7 days before Election Day.
  • Ballots must be submitted the day before the election (November 4, 2022) if submitted in-person by you. If submitted by the designated bearer, authorized agent, or by mail, the deadline is 7:30 pm on Election Day.
  • ID (for example a driver’s license, passport, etc.) is required to vote absentee.
  • Further absentee information for Arkansas is listed here.

Early Voting

Arkansas offers early voting.

  • Depending on the election, early voting takes place 7 or 15 days prior to Election Day and is conducted at the county clerk’s office. During a preferential primary or a general election, early voting is available between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, as well as 10am-5pm the Monday before the election.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.


Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7:30am-7:30pm.

  • At the polls, you must present an acceptable form of photo ID in order to vote. Further information about what types of ID to produce can be found here.
  • Further Arkansas voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 17, 2024.

Questions? Contact us here.