October 2020
Ballot Issue Voter Guide, Videos Available
Early Voting Starts Oct. 19
Voters now have two ways of reading the 2020 Arkansas Ballot Issue Voter Guide: online or in print.

County Extension offices across the state have a limited number of ballot issue guides available for pickup. Contact your Extension Office today for information about where to pick up a copy. Or go to www.uaex.edu/ballot to download.

Voters also have several options for watching summaries of the three proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot.

Tune in at 7:30 p.m. tonight to Arkansas PBS to catch Dr. Stacey McCullough and Kristin Higgins talk with Steve Barnes about the three issues referred by the legislature. The segment re-airs at 10 a.m. on Sunday.


Or watch our summaries now in these YouTube videos:
Issue 1
Popular name: An amendment to the Arkansas Constitution continuing a one-half percent (0.5%) sales and use tax for state highways and bridges; county roads, bridges and other surface transportation; and city streets, bridges, and other surface transportation after the retirement of the bonds authorized in Arkansas Constitution, Amendment 91.

Issue 2
Popular name: A constitutional amendment to amend the term limits applicable to members of the General Assembly, to be known as the “Arkansas Term Limits Amendment”

Issue 3
Popular name: A constitutional amendment to amend the process for the submission, challenge, and approval of proposed initiated acts, constitutional amendments, and referenda

In the Courts
A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge rejected efforts to remove Issue 2 and Issue 3 from the ballot but opponents on Sept. 10 filed a notice of appeal.

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The Public Policy Center has published neutral fact sheets on statewide issues since 2004 to help voters better understand what is being asked of them. The voter guide includes how the proposals will appear on the ballot, what a FOR or AGAINST vote means, and statements from issue supporters and opponents.
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