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 where to file from the State Board of Election Commissioners “Running for Public Office” handbook
Partisan candidate and non-partisan judicial candidate filing begins Monday, November 4, 2019, at noon and ends on November 12th at noon. Weekends and holidays excluded. 
  • Partisan candidates for state and federal office file first with the state political party (in Little Rock) to pay filing fees, and fill out required forms (check with the state party about hours), and then with the Secretary of State at the State Capitol.
  • Non-partisan Judicial candidates file with the Secretary of State at the State Capitol during the filing period.
  • Partisan candidates for county offices file first with their political county committee to pay filing fees (check with the county committee about hours), fill out forms, and then with the County Clerk.
Susan Inman

Susan Inman

Susan Inman was Director of Elections for a former Arkansas Secretary of State, former member of the Arkansas State Board of Election Commissioners, founder and first president of the Arkansas County Election Commissions Association. She has volunteered with the US Department of State as an international election observer, observing over a dozen elections in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.