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Notice of Rulemaking & Public Hearing: Voter Integrity Rules

Posted on: 06/04/2024 10:10 am

The Arkansas Secretary of State is promulgating new rules in accordance with the Arkansas Administrative Procedure Act, § 25-15-201 et seq., and as authorized by Act 441 of 2023, to implement the process by which the Secretary shall ensure the security and accuracy of the statewide voter registration list, authorizing:

  1. Cooperation between jurisdictions to compare voter registration lists;
  2. Use of Social Security Administration data to identify deceased voters and remove them from the list;
  3. The creation of a process to verify address information for voters who have recently updated their addresses with the United States Postal Service.

The Arkansas Secretary of State is soliciting comments on the proposed new rules filed with the Secretary of State on June 4, 2024.  A public hearing for the proposed new rules will be held at 9:00 a.m. on July 8, 2024, at 1401 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 160, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Proposed rules are on the department’s website at or may be obtained by calling (501) 683-0770.  Written comments may be submitted through July 8, 2024, by mailing them to the Arkansas Secretary of State, State Capitol, Suite 04, 500 Woodlane Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201 or by email at

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