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Voter Registration and Elections

 

Election Petitions

Municipal candidates filing with petitions may begin circulating petitions May 7, 2020.
Cities of the 1st class require 30 signatures.
Cities of the 2nd class and Incorporated Towns require 10 signatures.
Municipal filing with petitions begins July 29, 2020 thru August 5, 2020
 
School Election November 2020
 
School board filing period begins July 27, 2020 thru August 3, 2020.
School board candidates may begin circulating petitions May 7, 2020.
Petitions require 20 signatures.
 
All petitions must be printed on LEGAL SIZE paper. 
 

Mayor-Council Form of Government by Ward.pdf

Mayor-Council Form of Government Incorporated Towns.pdf

School Board Candidate at Large.pdf

School Board Candidate by Zone.pdf

For more information, please contact the County Clerk's Office.

Shawndra Taggart
Jefferson County Clerk
101 W. Barraque Street, Suite 101
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Phone: (870) 541-5322
Fax: (870) 541-5324

Arkansas Application for Absentee Ballot

Absentee Ballot Application.pdf

Please mail, fax, or scan and email the completed form to the Jefferson County Clerk's Office.

Shawndra Taggart
Jefferson County Clerk
101 W. Barraque Street, Suite 101
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Fax: (870) 541-5324

Register to Vote

Click here to download an Arkansas Voter Registration Application. Complete the form in black ink and mail to the address on the form.

Contact the County Clerk's office if you have any questions.


Election Information

For information on voter registration and county voter registration lists please contact the Jefferson County Clerk's Office. The County Clerk also maintains other voter and election related information and services including:

  • Ward and/or precinct information and maps
  • Voting locations
  • Election results records
  • Candidate filing
  • You may come to our office to register to vote or you may download a voter registration form and mail it in to our office. Please call 870.541.5322 or come by our office at the Jefferson County Courthouse for help registering or getting election information.
  • To find out your polling site and precinct code:
    • Go to https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/
    • Click Registration Information
    • Enter your First and Last Name and Date of Birth
    • Click Search
    • Your precinct information will populate as well as any sample ballots available to you

PUBLIC NOTICE OF ELECTIONS

Posted February 8, 2020

The Republican and Democrat preferential primary, nonpartisan (judicial) general, and DeWitt school district elections shall be held in Jefferson County, Arkansas from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 3, 2020. Voters are required to state which election they desire to vote in when checking in at a polling site. Sample ballots will be posted on a wall. Poll workers cannot answer questions. If you early vote or vote absentee ballot, you cannot vote on election day. It is a felony offense to vote more than once in an election.

CANDIDATES CAN ONLY ENTER A POLLING SITE TO VOTE OR ASSIST A VOTER RELATED TO THEM WITHIN THE SECOND DEGREE OF CONSANGUINITY.

POSTING OF POLL WORKER LISTS AND OBJECTION PROCESS
The list of early voting and election day poll workers is posted in the county clerk's office. Any voter wanting a poll worker disallowed because they are related within the second degree of consanguinity to a candidate on the ballot, must do so in writing to the county clerk within three business days of this public notice being published..

CANDIDATES AND OFFICES TO BE ELECTED
Three separate elections (i.e., Republican primary, Democrat primary and non-partisan judicial general) are held on the same day and voters must choose which election they will vote. The non-partisan judicial election will be on the Republican and Democrat ballots; and DeWitt school district millage question on all ballots as appropriate.

 DEMOCRAT PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY BALLOT 

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
Marianne Williamson, Kamala Harris, Tulsi Gabbard,
Amy Klobuchar, John Delaney, Bernie Sanders,
Michael Bennet, Andrew Yang, Mosie Boyd,
Steve Bullock, Joseph R. Biden, Pete Buttigieg,
Cory Booker, Tom Steyer, Michael R. Bloomberg,
Elizabeth Warren, Joe Sestak, Julian Castro

ARKANSAS SENATE 

Senate District 25
Efrem Elliott 
Senator Stephanie Flowers 

Senate District 27
Garry L. Smith
Keidra Burrell

JEFFERSON COUNTY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

DISTRICT 4 
Justice Patricia Royal Johnson 
Delton Wright 

DISTRICT 13
Jeff Edwards
Edward Spears SR
Brenda Bishop Gaddy

CITY OF PINE BLUFF

MAYOR 
Shirley Washington
Council Member - Steven Mays 
Ivan Whitfield

CITY CLERK
Janice L. Roberts,
Sharon Hardin Rasberry 

CITY TREASURER 
City Treasurer Greg Gustek
Cynthia Mooney Sims

COUNCIL MEMBER WARD 1 POS 1
Lloyd Artis Holcomb Jr.
Garland Trice
Sam Whitfield

COUNCIL MEMBER WARD 2 POS 1
Steven Shaner 
Lloyd Franklin 
Albert J. King Jr.
George Stepps

COUNCIL MEMBER WARD 3 POS 1
Glen Brown
Donald Hatchett 

 REPUBLICAN PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY BALLOT 

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
Donald J. Trump
Bill Weld
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente

 DEWITT SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT 
DeWitt School District ballots will contain their annual 38.0 Mill School Tax which is the same rate currently being collected.
 NONPARTISAN JUDICIAL BALLOT 

STATE SUPREME COURT
ASSOCIATE JUSTICE POSITION 4
Judge Morgan "Chip" Welch
Barbara Womack Webb

CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE
DISTRICT 11-WEST, DIVISION 03, SUBDISTRICT 11.2
Tom Owens
Mac Norton
Therese Free

STATE DISTRICT COURT JUDGE
DISTRICT 29, DIVISION 2
Kandice Bell
Judge John Kearney
Efrem Neely

EARLY VOTING
Early voting shall be conducted by the County Clerk in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 101 East Barraque, Pine Bluff, AR 71601 as follows:
• Weekdays: February 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
• Saturdays, February 22 and 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Monday, March 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Early voting machines will be processed at 2:00 p.m. on March 3, in the courthouse early voting room. Results will not be "exposed" until after 7:30 p.m. at the Election Center.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Absentee ballots may be obtained from the County Clerk during business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Absentee ballot canvass shall begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 3 at the Jefferson County Election Center, 123 S. Main, Pine Bluff, AR 71601, and results announced after 7:30 p.m. The canvass is open to the public who may view the canvass from a designated area without comment or interruption.

ELECTION DAY POLLING SITES
Contact the County Clerk at (870) 541-5322 BEFORE election day if you are not sure of your assigned polling site. Voters may cast a ballot in person at the locations listed below from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.


Shrine Temple, 820 Main St, Pine Bluff
Old Morning Star Baptist Church, 3116 Port Road, Pine Bluff
Grace Temple Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin, Pine Bluff
Mt. Harmony Baptist Church, 812 East Harding, Pine Bluff
Green Meadows Baptist Annex, 4201 Hwy 65 South, Pine Bluff
New St. Hurricane Baptist Church, 3319 Ohio, Pine Bluff
Immanuel Bapt. Church, 1801 W. 17th, Pine Bluff
Family Church of Pine Bluff, 2309 S Poplar, Pine Bluff
Forrest Park Assembly of God, 3206 S. Hazel, Pine Bluff
1st Presbyterian Family Life Center, 700 W. 32nd, Pine Bluff
Church Of Christ, 4015 Hazel, Pine Bluff
First Baptist Church-Fellowship Hall, 6501 South Hazel, Pine Bluff
Central Presbyterian Church, 6300 Trinity Dr, Pine Bluff
Cumberland Presbyterian, 2401 Camden Rd, Pine Bluff
Highland Baptist Church, 1320 S. Peach, Pine Bluff
St. Peter's Rock Baptist, 1201 S. Catalpa, Pine Bluff
Goodfaith United Methodist, 3703 Ryburn Rd, Pine Bluff
Trinity Lutheran Church, 4200 Old Warren Rd, Pine Bluff
St. James United Methodist Church, 900 University Drive, Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff School Adm. Bldg., 1215 W. Pullen, Pine Bluff
New Town Miss. Bapt., 3600 West 2nd St, Pine Bluff
Gospel Temple Baptist Church 1100 Oakwood, Pine Bluff
St. Luke United Methodist Church, 32 School St, Pine Bluff
Central Baptist Church, 6107 Dollarway Rd., Pine Bluff
Tucker Volunteer Fire Dept., 3305 Fire Department Road, Tucker
Sherrill City Hall, 201 East Main, Sherrill
Humphrey Community Center, 410 S. Division, Humphrey
Wabbaseka Community Center, Wabbaseka
Altheimer Mt. Bayou Baptist Church, 305 S. Edline, Altheimer
Swan Lake Community Center, Highway 88, Swan Lake
South Pinewood Baptist Church, 8869 Hwy 79 South
Linwood/Moscow Fire Dept., 323 Linwood Dr, Moscow
Sulphur Springs Methodist, 9238 Sulphur Springs Rd, Sulphur Springs
Hwy. 15 Volunteer Fire Dept, 10672 Highway 63 South
Family Church - Redfield Campus, 721 Sheridan Road, Redfield
Jefferson Water Company, 111 Wishbone Farm Rd, Jefferson
Hardin Baptist Church, 300 Todd Lynn Dr., Hardin
1st Baptist Activities Building, 8203 Dollarway Rd, White Hall
White Hall Community Center, 9801 Dollarway Rd, White Hall

JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS
Michael J. Adam, Chairman


COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE OF ELECTIONS.pdf - Posted on February 8, 2020

108 S. Main Street * Pine Bluff, AR 71601 * (870) 541-5475

Mike

 

Mike Adam - Chairman

(Republican)

 

Ted Davis

Ted Davis

(Democrat)

 

Stu Soffer

 

Stu Soffer

(Republican)