Early voting begins in Arkansas for November election
October 18, 2020
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Early voting began Monday in Arkansas for the November general election, and lines were reported at several locations around the state.
Secretary of State John Thurston hasn't predicted how many of the state's 1.8 million registered voters will cast a ballot in this year's election. Officials, however, are expecting a large number of mail-in ballots after Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued an order allowing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic as a reason to vote absentee.
The voters casting ballots early included Heather Edmiston of Springdale, who had initially plann...