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

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...
Voting the Old Way Costs Too Much Money

Voting the Old Way Costs Too Much Money

Voting the Old Way Costs Too Much Money Recently, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette wrote about how Washington County is bracing for an expensive election year.  So are the 74 other counties in Arkansas.  Elections in Arkansas are expensive – because we insist on voting...
Stop Voter Suppression in Arkansas

Stop Voter Suppression in Arkansas

Stop Voter Suppression in Arkansas A recent article in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette announced that the Governor is releasing $8.24 million to the Secretary of State’s office to help Arkansas counties purchase upgraded voting machines. This makes the total spent on...