Early voting begins October 24

DEWAYNE HOLLOWAY|dewayne@mcnews.online
Early voting for the general election in Montgomery County will begin Monday, October 24 at the Montgomery County Courthouse Annex Building located at 117 Ray Drive in Mount Ida.
Early voting hours will be from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on both Saturdays. The last day for early voting will be Monday, November 7 at 5 p.m.
The General Election will be held Tuesday, November 8, from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Voting Centers include: Mount Tabor Church, Lake Ouachita Baptist Church, Montgomery County Annex, Norman City Hall and Pencil Bluff Fire Station.
Registered voters who have received absentee ballots have until November 2 to turn them in personally.
Ballots mailed in must be postmarked by November 4 . If you have requested an absentee ballot, but have decided to vote in person you may do so. However, you will not be able to submit an absentee ballot if you do.
Photo ID is required in Arkansas to vote. Acceptable forms of photo ID include a driver’s license, U.S. Passport, photo ID card, consealed carry license, U.S. Military ID, public assistance ID card with photo or free voter verification card available from your county clerk’s office.
Residents of licensed long-term care facilities are not required to show ID when voting in person; rather, they can provide documentation from their facility’s administrator proving that they live in the facility.  
If you don’t have an acceptable form of ID when you go to vote, you may only use a provisional ballot, which will not count unless you bring a proper ID to your county clerk’s office by noon the Monday following the election, Nov. 14.
For more information please contact the Montgomery County Clerk’s Office at (870) 867-3521.

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