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Early voting opens

Early voting opens

Following record numbers of voters getting registered in the tri-county area recently, the upcoming May Primary is sure to reflect a great deal of public interest.

Early voting in Arkansas opens today and runs through May 23 with the primary taking place May 24.

In Arkansas, comparatively speaking, voter registration is low with only 1,774,596 registered voters or at 58.34 percent.

In 2020, 912,688 turned out to the polls for early voting with 794,394 in person, and 118,294 mail in ballots.

Registered voters may travel to their county courthouse to cast their ballot or polling sites will be open at various locations in each county during early voting.

In Sharp County, you may early vote Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the courthouse, at the Cave City Community Center May 12 and May 13 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., May 14 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.; the
Hardy Civic Center May 12 and 13 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and 14 and 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

In Izard County, voters may cast a ballot from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Ozarka College in Melbourne Monday through Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Polls will also be set up at the United Methodist Church in Horseshoe Bend May 19 and 20 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. as well as Saturday May 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Additional locations include Brand New Church in Calico Rock May 19 and 20 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday May 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

In Fulton County, early voting will be available at the Salem Fairgrounds and will be available in Mammoth Spring May 13 and 14 at the old Mammoth Spring Parts Store from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days.

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