Early Voting Underway At Centers In Washington County
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.