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Public Notice: Arkansas Medal of Honor Commission to Meet July 19th

CONTACT:  Kurt Naumann | kurt.naumann@sos.arkansas.gov The Arkansas Medal of Honor Commission is scheduled to meet. Monday, July 19, 2021, 10:30 am Committee Room 151, 1st floor, Arkansas State Capitol   Read more


Artists Chosen for National Statuary Hall Statues

Sculptures of Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash to be Commissioned (June 14, 2021) Little Rock, Ark –  The selection review committee for the National Statuary Hall statues of Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash met today at 1:00 p.m. to review and evaluate final scores of the finalists for each sculpture.... Read more


Public Notice: Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission to Meet June 14th

Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission to Meet   For more information from the Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission, visit www.sos.arkansas.gov/cagc.   Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission to meet with the National Statuary Hall Steering Committee.   Monday, June 14, 2021, 1:00 pm Room 151, Arkansas State Capitol Meeting will also... Read more


Public Notice: Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission to Meet June 9th

Public Notice: Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission to Meet For more information from the Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission, visit www.sos.arkansas.gov/cagc. Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission to meet with the National Statuary Hall Steering Committee and the finalists of the Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash statues.... Read more


Public Notice: Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission to Meet May 13th

Public Notice: Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission to Meet Agenda Thursday, May 13 2021, 10:00 am ASU Systems Office, Winthrop Rockefeller Building, Suite 600 501 Woodlane Street, Little Rock, AR  72201 Video Call, Conducted Via Zoom      1. Call to Order      2. Roll Call      3. Approval of Minutes     ... Read more


Franchise Tax Deadline is July 15th

The Arkansas Secretary of State is once again collecting franchise taxes for all companies registered with the State of Arkansas. Due to the recent transition of franchise taxes from the Department of Finance and Administration back to our office, Secretary of State John Thurston has waived the penalty and... Read more


Press Conference on H.R.1 and Election Integrity

(March 30, 2021) Little Rock, Ark -- Video of Press Conference on H.R.1 and Election Integrity with Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, Congressman French Hill, Senator John Boozman, and Senator Tom Cotton. Additional coverage: Elections bill criticized by officials from state (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette) ... Read more


Franchise Taxes move from DFA to SOS beginning March 15th

Effective March 15th at 8:00am, the Arkansas Secretary of State will begin collecting franchise taxes for all companies registered with the State of Arkansas. Please allow us extra time as we go through this transition with the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration as they will discontinue franchise tax collections... Read more


Public Notice: Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission to Meet October 27th

Public Notice: Capitol Arts & Grounds Commission to Meet Agenda Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission Meeting Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 10:00 am ASU Systems Office, Winthrop Rockefeller Building, Suite 600 501 Woodlane Street; Little Rock, AR Video Call, Conducted Via Zoom   Call to Order Roll Call Approval of September 29, 2020 Minutes National Statuary Hall Request... Read more


IMPORTANT BUSINESS NOTICE: Incorporating Documents & Online Services Available

IMPORTANT BUSINESS NOTICE The Secretary of State’s office has been assisting many small businesses in Arkansas that are currently applying for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  We are assisting in providing the required copies of incorporating documents as a stipulation of the program.  ... Read more


Arkansas State Capitol Will Be Closed to Public

Arkansas State Capitol Will Be Closed to Public Precautions Taken Over Coronavirus  (LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic announcement yesterday, the measure taken in Washington, D.C. today along with the very recent report from Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Secretary of State John Thurston... Read more


Super Tuesday Election Results

2020 Preferential Primary and Nonpartisan Judicial General Election https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/AR/101561/   2020 Special Election for State Representative District 34 https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/AR/102794/ Read more


Secretary of State John Thurston to Open Northwest Arkansas Office

Secretary of State John Thurston to Open Northwest Arkansas Office Will Serve Region's Growing Business Community (FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.) – Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston is opening a new satellite location in Northwest Arkansas this month to better serve the growing business community of Northwest Arkansas.  Approximately 40 percent... Read more


Video: Much Accomplished

Six months in to the first year of Secretary Thurston’s administration, this video highlights some of the office’s projects.   Read more


Secretary of State John Thurston to Meet with Counterparts

Secretary of State John Thurston to Meet with Counterparts Attends National Secretaries of State Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2019, Washington, D.C.) – Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston traveled to Washington, D.C. Thursday to attend the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Winter Conference.... Read more


Secretary of State John Thurston Meets with Representatives of Taiwan

Secretary of State John Thurston Meets with Representatives of Taiwan Delegation Visiting Arkansas for Inaugural Events (January 17, 2019, LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) – On Wednesday, Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston, who was sworn into office earlier this week, welcomed a delegation from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Houston.... Read more


Secretary of State Announces Temporary Waiver of Franchise Tax Late Fees and Interest Charges

Secretary of State Announces Temporary Waiver of Franchise Tax Late Fees and Interest Charges Tax Deadline is May 1st;  Late Fees and Interest Waived Until July 15th (LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) – Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston announced today that late fees... Read more


Capitol Lighting Ceremony

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Late Representative Walker to Lie in State in State Capitol

Late Representative Walker to Lie in State in State Capitol Public invited to pay their respects Thursday between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM (LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) – Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston has announced that the late Representative John Walker will lie in state in the second floor rotunda of the... Read more


2020 Wall Calendar Requests Now Open

The sign up to reserve a 2020 Wall Calendar is now open!  You will need to fill out the form at the link below to reserve yours. We are only taking ONLINE orders at this time. Once the cap has been hit, we will no longer take orders. You will... Read more


Special Election: State House District 36

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Secretary of State John Thurston Sworn Into Office

Secretary of State John Thurston Sworn Into Office Begins First Term as 34th Secretary of State (January 15, 2019, LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) — Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston took the oath of office this morning to become Arkansas's 34th Secretary of State.  The oath was administered by Arkansas Supreme... Read more