State Instructions — ARKANSAS

Updated: 03-01-2006


Registration Deadline — 30 days before the election.


6. ID Number. Your completed voter registration form must contain your state issued driver's license number or nonoperating identification number. If you do not have a driver's license or nonoperating identification, you must include the last four digits of your social security number. If you do not have a driver's license or a nonoperating identification or a social security number, please write "NONE" on the form. A unique identifying number will be assigned by the State.

7. Choice of Party. Optional. You do not have to register with a party if you want to take part in that party’s primary election, caucus, or convention.

8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave blank.

9. Signature. To register in Arkansas you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • live in Arkansas at the address in Box 2 on the application
  • be at least 18 years old before the next election
  • not be a convicted felon (or have completely discharged your sentence or been pardoned)
  • not claim the right to vote in any other jurisdiction
  • not previously be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction


Mailing Address:

Secretary of State

Voter Services

P.O. Box 8111

Little Rock, AR 72203-8111