Early Vot­ing Un­der­way At Cen­ters In Wash­ing­ton County

Washington County Enterprise-Leader - - NEWS - By May­lon Rice

Early in-per­son vot­ing for the Pref­er­en­tial Pri­mary, non­par­ti­san Ju­di­cial Gen­eral and the an­nual School Elec­tion be­gan Mon­day at the seven vot­ing cen­ters in Wash­ing­ton County, ac­cord­ing to Becky Lewl­lyn, Wash­ing­ton County clerk.

Early vot­ing at the cen­ters will con­tinue un­til the Mon­day be­fore the May 22nd Pri­mary Elec­tion in the State of Arkansas.

The vot­ing cen­ters are open and if you are a reg­is­tered vot­ers any­where in Wash­ing­ton County you may cast your vote at any of these cen­ters.

Most are open all day Mon­day-Fri­day, and Satur­day morn­ings; how­ever, please check your pre­ferred lo­ca­tion for ex­act times by day be­fore head­ing out. Lo­ca­tions:

Prairie Grove Train­ing Room, 955 E. Dou­glas St., Suite 4

Wash­ing­ton County Court­house - County Clerk’s Of­fice 3rd floor OR Quo­rum Court­room, Main Floor

Boys & Girls Club - 560 North Rup­ple Rd, Fayet­teville

Elkins Com­mu­nity Cen­ter - 162 Doolin Drive, Elkins

Grace Point Church 7325 Meeshow, Spring­dale

Med­i­cal Arts Phar­macy 2515 East Huntsville, Fayet­teville

Rodeo Com­mu­nity Cen­ter - 1423 East Emma St, Spring­dale

West Fork Com­mu­nity Cen­ter - 222 We­ber Street, West Fork.

Be­fore a per­son is per­mit­ted to cast an early vote, the Elec­tion Of­fi­cial shall re­quest vot­ers to iden­tify them­selves by stat­ing their name, date of birth, and ad­dress.

If the voter’s name and/ or ad­dress has changed the voter will be re­quested to com­plete an Arkansas Voter Reg­is­tra­tion Ap­pli­ca­tion to up­date their in­for­ma­tion

In a Pri­mary Runoff Elec­tion the elec­tion of­fi­cial will re­quest the voter to state which party bal­lot they wish to vote. If the voter voted in the Pri­mary Elec­tion, then they must vote the same party bal­lot in the Pri­mary Runoff Elec­tion. If the voter did not vote in the Pri­mary Elec­tion or voted ONLY a Non­par­ti­san bal­lot then they may choose ei­ther party’s bal­lot in the Pri­mary Runoff Elec­tion.

If a poll worker asks the vot­ers to pro­vide iden­ti­fi­ca­tion, the fol­low­ing are ac­cept­able: valid photo iden­ti­fi­ca­tion is­sued by a govern­ment agency, a copy of a cur­rent util­ity bill, bank state­ment, govern­ment check, pay­check, or other valid govern­ment doc­u­ment that shows the name and ad­dress of the voter.

The vote cen­ter of­fi­cials shall also re­quest the voter to mark their bal­lot choice on the Early Vot­ing Re­quest form; ver­ify the printed in­for­ma­tion is cor­rect and sign the form prior to vot­ing.

For ques­tions, please call the County Clerk’s Of­fice, at 479-444-1711 or Wash­ing­ton County Elec­tion Com­mis­sion at 479-444-1766.

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