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May 9 School Election (Bay School District and Riverside School District)
The races in both school districts are uncontested. In accordance with Arkansas Law § 6-14-102, this election will be held as an "election by candidate". No early voting or election day voting sites will be open. The candidates and millage language for this election are as follows.
Curtis Hogan – Position 2
41.7 Mill School Tax
The total tax rate proposed above includes the uniform rate of tax (the Statewide Uniform Rate) to be collected on all taxable property in the State and remitted to the State Treasurer pursuant to Amendment No. 74 to the Arkansas Constitution to be used solely for maintenance and operation of schools in the State. As provided in Amendment No. 74, the Statewide Uniform Rate replaces a portion of the existing rate of tax levied by this School District and available for maintenance and operations of schools in this District. The total proposed school tax levy of 41.7 mills includes 25.0 mills specifically voted for general maintenance and operation and 16.7 mills voted for debt service previously voted as a continuing levy pledged for the retirement of existing bonded indebtedness. The surplus revenues produced each year by debt service millage may be used by the District for other school purposes. The total proposed school tax levy of 41.7 mills represents the same rate presently being collected.
Greg Smith – Position 1
40.89 Mills School Tax
The total rate proposed above includes the uniform rate of tax 25.0 mills (the "Statewide Uniform Rate") to be collected on all taxable property in the State and remitted to the State Treasurer pursuant to Amendment No. 74 to the Arkansas Constitution to be used solely for maintenance and operation of schools in the State. As provided in Amendment No. 74, the Statewide Uniform Rate replaces a portion of the existing rate of tax levied by this School District and available for maintenance and operation of schools in this District. The total proposed school tax levy of 40.89 mills includes 25.00 mills specifically voted for general maintenance and operation and 15.89 mills voted for debt service previously voted as a continuing levy pledged for the retirement of existing bonded indebtedness. The surplus revenues produced each year by the debt service millage may be used by the District for other school purposes. The total proposed school tax levy of 40.89 mills represents the same rate presently being collected.
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As the next election year approaches, look out for different organizations to sponsor voter registration events. There will be many that occur. If you register at one of these events or at the DMV, keep a lookout for your voter registration card in the mail. If 3 weeks goes by and you have not received your card, call the County Clerk's office to check on the status of your registration (933-4520). It's important to follow up so you can be sure of your voting status before the election.
Voter registration forms are available at the County Clerk’s Office, 511 S. Main Street, Suite 202, Jonesboro.
**Please note that you cannot register to vote online.**
Arkansans who are interested in finding where your home address is compared to new election Districts like Justice of Peace Districts, School Board Zones or Municipal Wards we’ve got a resource for you. Our Find My Districts map is updated and located here: https://gis.arkansas.gov/viewer.php
This resource is very easy to use. Enter your address like this [ 501 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR, 72201 ] and the system will navigate the map to your location. Or, if for some reason the system cannot locate your address, you can also navigate using the + or – button to zoom in or out, and then click the map to drag it to your area and continuing zooming in to your location. Once there click your spot on the map. A District Info box will list all the election districts for that location. The District Info box will list both the new House and Senate Districts that will be used for the 2022 general elections and the House or Senate member in the current districts that remain in effect until the election.
You can also use Voter View to see your election Districts and see your sample ballot once those are available in early April.
A Pocket Guide to voting in the Natural State
If you move within Arkansas: Complete a Voter Registration Application, checking the box for "This is an address change" and completing the bottom half of the form. Submit it to the county clerk in your new county no later than 4 days before a scheduled election. Otherwise, you will not be eligible to vote in your new county for that election. Counties will periodically mail notices to voters who have not voted in several elections. If you receive such a notice, it is important that you mark your correct address and return the notice to the county clerk so your registration can be updated. The Secretary of State performs another safeguard: routinely checking for duplicate registrations across the state. Just to make sure, it’s best for you to notify the county clerk in your old county and confirm that your registration has been transferred.
If your name changes: If you legally change your name due to marriage, divorce or other reason, complete a Voter Registration Application and check the box for "This is a name change," making sure to complete the bottom half of the form.
Source: Voting 101: A Guide to Voting in the Natural State (https://www.sos.arkansas.gov/u...)
Call our County Clerk’s office to start the process: 870-933-4520
An absentee voter application will be sent to you. Once that completed application is received by the County Clerk's office, you will be sent an absentee voter packet. For the 2021 School Board Elections, voters will have to submit an application for the 2021 election year. Applications from 2020 will not carry over.
Please follow the directions in your packet carefully and be sure to fill out the forms completely. Include a copy of your Photo ID in your return packet. If you have any questions, please call the County Clerk's office.
You can return your absentee voter packet via mail or drop it off at the County Clerk's office (511 S. Main St. Ste. 202).
More information can be found on the Elections page of the Secretary of State website.
You can also click here for absentee application instructions from the Secretary of State.
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Yes you can! You will select the "Next" button on the race you wish to skip. A warning screen will appear. Select "Next" again to continue to the next race on the ballot. If you have any questions, please let one of our poll workers know. We will be glad to help you.
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Early Voting takes place at the Election Annex, 315 W. Jefferson, Jonesboro and the Lake City Eastern Annex, 113 Cobean, Lake City.
Election Day - Craighead County voters can vote at any open polling center on Election Day. You can choose whichever facility is most convenient to you.
Allen Park Community Center, 3609 Race Street, Jonesboro, AR
Bay Community Center, 305 Cherry Street, Bay, AR
Bono Community Center, 100 E. Woodland Trail, Bono, AR
Brookland Baptist Church, 200 N.Oak, Brookland, AR
Caraway City Hall, 102 E. State Street, Caraway, AR
Cash City Hall, 4391 Hwy 18, Cash, AR
Earl Bell Community Center, 1212 S. Church St., Jonesboro, AR 72401
First National Bank Arena (Lower Red Entrance), 217 Olympic Dr., Jonesboro, AR
Forest Home Church, 2403 Ritter Dr., Jonesboro, AR 72401
Lake City Eastern Annex, 113 Cobean, Lake City, AR
Monette Legion Hut, 209 E. Drew St., Monette, AR
New Hope Baptist Church, 101 S. Main, Black Oak, AR
Parker Park Community Center, 1522 N. Church St. Jonesboro, AR
Valley View Church of Christ, 4500 Southwest Dr., Jonesboro, AR
Walnut Street Baptist Church, 1910 Scenic Dr., Jonesboro, AR
Any version of a state issued photo ID will be accepted. The enhanced (or nicknamed Real ID) license is not required to vote.
Jeannette Robertson, Commission Chair (Republican)
Paul House II, Commissioner (Republican)
Roseann Askeland, Commissioner (Democratic)
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