Why Arkansans Don’t Vote: Part Three

Why Arkansans Don’t Vote: Part Three

The Voting Process Itself Can Be a Barrier [This is the third and final part of a three-part series on why Arkansas has the lowest voter participation rate in the nation.] Did you know there are three ways to vote in Arkansas? Most Arkansans don’t. We can vote at the...
Your Guide to Filing

Your Guide to Filing

We’re less than a week away from the start of the filing period for the 2020 election. We’re excited to support progressive women candidates across Arkansas who are committed to improving our state.   Please pay close attention to these details on when and...
Why Arkansans Don’t Vote: Part Two

Why Arkansans Don’t Vote: Part Two

Voters don’t know—and don’t go. Other states mail pamphlets to households of registered voters with information about voting, election dates, locations, candidates and issues. Not in Arkansas. Voters in this state are left to make voting decisions based on 30-second...
Why Arkansans Don’t Vote: Part One

Why Arkansans Don’t Vote: Part One

Voter turnout in Arkansas is dismal—especially among the young. The reason for this is simple: every part of the process is difficult to navigate.  Unnecessarily so. According to the US Census Bureau, in 2018 in Arkansas only 55 percent of those eligible to vote...
Voter Suppression in Arkansas: Take Two

Voter Suppression in Arkansas: Take Two

You may recall the Governor released $8.24M to the Secretary of State in early August to allow 21 counties to purchase “new” voting machines that others already have. This brings the total to $15 million—after you add the $8.24M to what the Secretary of...
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