City & County

22.8% cast early ballot; Monday last day to vote early

By JOEL PHELPS | The Arkadelphian

With one day left to cast an early ballot in the November general election, 2,811 of Clark County’s registered voters have participated in the two-week early voting process, County Clerk Mona Vance reported Saturday once the polls closed. That equates to 22.8% of the county’s 12,366 registered voters.

Monday, Nov. 7, is the last call for early voting. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Arkadelphia Recreation Center, 2555 Twin Rivers Dr., Arkadelphia.

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In the 2020 election 5,752 Clark County voters showed up to the polls early, with a total of 69.3% of the registered voters participating in the overall election process. The last midterm election, in 2018, saw 3,386 cast an early vote with a total of 55.9% participating in the election.

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Election Day: When and Where

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, with polls opening at 7:30 a.m. at the following locations:

Amity City Hall, 121 E. Thompson St.

Arkadelphia Recreation Center, 2555 Twin Rivers Dr.

Caddo Valley City Hall, 137 Malvern Road

Clark County Training Center, 35 McClellan Blvd. (Gum Springs)

First Methodist Church, 107 N. 9th St., Arkadelphia

Gurdon Municipal Building, 103 Maple St.

Manchester Community Building, 1216 Manchester Road

Okolona City Hall, 307 S. Main St.

St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 1505 Caddo St., Arkadelphia

Polls will close at 7:30 p.m. Early voting results are announced at the Clark County District Courtroom, typically around 8 p.m., with Election Day totals announced once they’re tallied.

Before you vote

Voters may view a precinct-specific ballot before voting at voterview.org. 

There, voters will also be able to read the four proposed amendments to the Arkansas Constitution.

For questions about voting or the election process, contact Vance’s office at 870-246-4491.

Local election coverage

The Arkadelphian will provide up-to-the-minute coverage of Tuesday’s results, with social media posts as well as articles posted to the website throughout the evening.

We will begin the evening with a livestream as early voting results are announced, likely between 7:30-8 p.m. Election officials have the option of announcing results as each precinct turns in their results, or waiting until all precincts have turned in their results.

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