Voter Resources

Use this page for all your voting resources from municipal candidates to vote resources and ballot issues.

2022 Arkansas Ballot Issues


Issue 1- Giving State Senators and Representatives Authority to Call Special Legislative Sessions. 
Update: Issue 1 Failed with 58.95% voting against Issue 1.

Issue 2 - Requiring 60% Voter Approval for Constitutional Amendments and Citizen-Proposed State Laws. 
Update: Issue 2 Failed with 58.25% voting against Issue 2.

Issue 3 - Arkansas Religious Freedom Amendment. 
Update: Issue 3 Passed with 50.23% voting for Issue 3.

Issue 4 - Arkansas Adult Use Cannabis Amendment. 
Update: Issue 4 Failed with 53.95% voting against Issue 4.


2022 City of Siloam Springs Ballot Issues

ELECTION ISSUE – WARD 1 

Siloam Springs residents living in Ward 1 were asked to vote for the City Board of Director representative.  Ward 1 generally consists of the Northwest quadrant of the City located west of Mt. Olive and Dawn Hill Road, and north of W. Twin Springs Street and north of the portion of Jefferson Street between S. Carl Street and S. Holly Street.  

Candidates for Ward 1 were Mindy Hunt and James McGuirk. Mindy Hunt won the vote with 69.28% voting for Mindy as the Ward 1 representative.

ELECTION ISSUE – ONE CENT SALES TAX SPLIT 

As part of this year’s General Election, Siloam Springs residents were asked to vote on Ordinance 22-15.  This ordinance asked the voters to continue the current split of the City’s permanent one-cent city sales tax. (The current split is 40% streets, 20% police, 20% fire, and 20% city general fund.) 
This Ordinance passed with 66.27% voting to keep the current allocation.


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Voting Information and Frequently asked Questions

Start by gathering information and resources at the Benton County Voter's Tools and Election Hub


Vote on Election Day
Voters registered in Arkansas can look up where to vote on Arkansas's site.
 
 
What to bring
 You will need to show ID to vote in Arkansas. Acceptable forms of ID include: an Arkansas driver's license; an Arkansas photo identification card; a concealed handgun carry license; a United States passport; an employee badge or identification document issued by an accredited postsecondary education institution in the State of Arkansas; a United States military identification document; a public assistance identification card if the card shows a photograph of the person to whom the document or identification card was issued; a voter verification card.

 If you're voting for the first-time in Arkansas, registered to vote by mail, and didn't submit a copy of your ID when you registered, you will need to show ID to vote. Acceptable forms include: a driver's license or non-driver's license ID; or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document with your name and address.

 Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a provisional ballot.

Vote by mail
1. Review the absentee ballot application and confirm that you meet the eligibility requirements for voting absentee.

2. Fill out the application completely.

3. Submit the request to your local election office. You should request your ballot as far in advance of the election as possible. 

4. When your ballot arrives, read it carefully and follow the instructions to complete it and return it.

 Election Day registration
Arkansas does not offer registration on Election Day.

Check your voter registration status
You can look up your voter registration record and verify that your information is correct using Arkansas's voter registration lookup tool.