Arkansas - Open Primaries
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Primary Elections State By State



  • Democratic congressional and state primaries: open
  • Republican congressional and state primaries: open
  • Democratic Presidential primary: open
  • Republican Presidential primary: open


Primary Type Definitions



  • Optional party affiliation. Voters are given the option to affiliate or not to affiliate with a political party on the registration form.


Details of voting in congressional and state primary elections:

  • All voters may choose which party ballot they will vote on. They are held to that affiliation in the case of a runoff election.
  • An unaffiliated voter may decide not to participate in either party's primary and will be given the amendments/referendum ballot only.  
  • Voter registration closes 30 days before the primary election.


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published this page in What's happening in your state? 2015-06-09 16:14:11 -0400