Arkansas will elect a U.S. Senator in 2016.
Presidential and State Primary voter registration deadline – February 1,
Presidential and State Primary date – March 1, 2016
State Primary Runoff – March 22, 2016
General Election voter registration deadline – October 10, 2016
General Election date – November 8, 2016
Election information phone number – 501-682-5070 or toll free
State election website –
Any voter may vote early in person between
February 15, 2016 and February 29, 2016 for the Presidential and State
Primary; between October 24, 2016 and November 7, 2016 for the General
Absentee voting by mail is permitted only if:
you will be “unavoidably absent from your polling site on election day;”
physical illness or disability prevents you from going to your polling site;
you are in the armed forces or the spouse or dependent family member of a
person in the armed services; or you are temporarily living outside the U.S.
Absentee ballots must be requested for the Presidential and State Primary no
later than February 23, 2016 by mail; no later than February 29, 2016 in
Absentee ballots must be requested for the General Election no later than
November 1, 2016 by mail; November 7, 2016 in person.
Mailed absentee ballots must be received by Election Day unless the voter is
overseas, in which case the deadline for receipt of the mailed absentee
ballot is 10 days after the election. If delivered in person, the deadline
for absentee ballots is the day before the election.