Election Day nears, here’s what to expect

With Election Day nearing on Tuesday, November 3, polling locations are seeing record turnout. According to Secretary of State, John Thurston, 464,396 voters had cast their ballot as of Monday, October 26. In contrast, that number was just 304,501 for the same time frame in 2016. 

This year, voters will cast a ballot with state and national candidates in mind along with several issues to be decided. Included in this is the election of the President and Vice President of the United States, Senators and Congressmen, as well as state specific issues and candidates for Arkansas.

There are a total of three state specific issues voters will find when visiting their polling location. There were three additional issues, Issues 4, 5, and 6 that did not qualify for the ballot. If you would like specific information on each of the issues, you can visit the Arkansas Voters Guide provided by the Family Council in Little Rock. 

Also on the 2020 ballot, voters in Arkansas will find a total of 13 candidates for President, district specific candidates for Congress, and two Senate candidates. To find specific information on many of these candidates, you can also visit the Arkansas Voters Guide provided by the Family Council. 

If you would like to find your polling location, you can visit the Voter View website provided by the Arkansas Secretary of State. 

Remember, Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. 

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