Voter Information

Voting is a critically important civic duty. There are many ways to get involved with the democratic process, especially on the local level.

Note: Springdale is located in both Washington County and Benton County.

Voter registration resources

Before you show up to the polls, you must be registered. You can click any of the links below for voter registration resources and information:

Arkansas Secretary of State's Elections Division

Washington County Clerk's Election Division

Benton County Clerk's Election Division

You can also pick up a voter registration form at the Springdale City Administration Building, located at 201 Spring St. or you can register to vote in person at any of the locations below:

  • County Clerk's office
  • State Revenue Office or Driver Services Office 
  • Public library or Arkansas State Library 
  • Public assistance agency
  • Disability agency
  • Military recruitment office
  • Arkansas National Guard
  • Voter Registration Drive
You can register at the Springdale Public Library, which is located at 405 S. Pleasant St. Forms are available in English and in Spanish.

Check your status

To view your voter registration information, check the status of your absentee ballot, view a sample ballot or to view your districts, click here:

Update voter registration

To update your name or address, or if you have additional questions, please call the Washington County Clerk's office at 479-444-1711 or the Benton County Clerk's Office at 479- 271-1013.

Voting in Arkansas

Check out this pocket guide to voting in the Natural State provided by the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.

What happens when I go to vote?

• Voters are required to show approved photo ID
• Voters are asked to state their Name, Address and Date of Birth
• Voters mark their ballot on an electronic marking device
• Voters receive a printed ballot
• Voters place their ballot in the electronic ballot box

To learn more about the Voter ID requirements, please check out the Washington County Election Commission Voter ID Breakdown.

Run for local office

There are 12 elected positions in the City of Springdale, not including the Springdale School Board. Click here to learn about your municipal government.

If you're interested in running for local office, please see the Arkansas Secretary of State's candidate handbook and the Springdale Code of Ordinances for candidate qualifications.

Complete and turn in appropriate documents by the applicable deadlines

If you meet the minimum qualification as established by law and you are interested in running for any of the elected offices in the City of Springdale, the first step is to pick up a packet from the Springdale City Clerk's office, located at 201 Spring St.

The packet includes a list of current open positions, filing directions, applicable dates and deadlines, and filing documents. If you have any questions, please call the City Clerk's office at 750-8518.

Additional information for candidates is available from the Arkansas Secretary of State's office. 

Political Signs

Political signs must be on private property and they must be removed no later than three days after the election. There are no limitations on size or number of signs. If you have any questions about political signs, please call the Building Department at 750-8154.