Early Voting Information

October 27, 2020

Recreation

Not so haunted drive through

Bella Vista Property Owner’s Association is hosting a ‘Not so Haunted” drive through October 29 and October 30 at Blowing Springs Park in Bella Vista, AR.

  • “We’re doing it because that’s what recreation is about. It is about engaging people in fun ways,” – Recreation Director Joan Glubczynski said. “We wanted to offer something for our [POA] members that was safe for them.”
  • For more information on the topic and times check out the POA’s latest newsletter or give them a call directly

Economy

Savers vs Spenders in times of crisis

NWA sees bank deposits grow amid pandemic… - Talk Business

  • Background – During the early and mid-stages of the Covid crisis, Northwest Arkansas bank customers “put away more than $3 billion of additional deposits in the spring, reflecting record-high federal stimulus funds to combat the economic fallout of COVID-19.”
  • Stats – 39 banks operating 305 branches held $18.7 billion in deposits as of June 30. This included Benton, Washington, and four surrounding counties. According to FDIC, that is up nearly 20% from the following year
  • Deep Dive – to see the full market share breakdown by Talk Business & Politics of NWA

Transportation

Free lift tickets

A $144,269 grant to the Ozark Regional Transit system from the Walton Family Foundation will ensure that all citizens of NWA have a method of transportation for 2021. – NWA Online

  • Background – The transit launched its zero-fare program in August 2018. Ozark Regional expanded the program systemwide to eliminate payment transaction times, increase overall ridership and improve access to existing transportation options.
  • A full price fair runs around $1.25 with curb-to-curb fee starting around $2.50
  • Deep Dive – The Ozark Regional Transportation service is part of the Arkansas Regional Planning Commission Master Plan. The full report can be found HERE

Pollitics

Early voting locations in Benton County

A number of polls are open in Benton and Washington County – County Clerks Office

Benton County

Administration Building, Quorum Court meeting room

  • 215 E. Central Ave., Suite 324, Bentonville
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2.

First Landmark Baptist Church

  • 206 S.E. 28th St., Bentonville
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., today; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26-30; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2.

County Election Commission

  • 2109 W. Walnut St., Rogers
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2.

Sunnyside Baptist Church

  • 210 E. Locust St., Rogers
  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2.

County Clerk's Office

• 707 S. Lincoln, Siloam Springs

• 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2.

Siloam Springs Community Building

  • 110 N. Mount Olive St., Siloam Springs
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., today; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2.

St. Bernard's Catholic Church

  • 1 St. Bernard Lane, Bella Vista
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

New Life Christian Church

  • 103 Riordan Road, Bella Vista
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

Reach Church

  • 900 W. Centerton Blvd., Centerton
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., today; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through 30; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2.

NEBCO Community Building

  • 17823 Marshall St., Garfield
  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

Gravette Civic Center

  • 401 Charlotte St. S.E., Gravette
  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

Grace Lutheran Church

  • 415 N. Sixth Place, Lowell
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., today; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

Washington County

Washington County Courthouse

  • 280 N. College Ave., Fayetteville
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct 26. through Oct. 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31.
  • This is the only center in the county to vote Monday Nov. 2 and it will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Medical Arts Pharmacy

  • 2515 E. Huntsville Road, Fayetteville
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

Diamond Dance Studio

  • 6279 W. Wedington, Fayetteville
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

Bud Walton Arena

  • 1270 Leroy Pond, Fayetteville
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Rise Physical Therapy

  • 2668 E. Citizens Drive, Fayetteville
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Arvest Ballpark

  • 3000 Gene George Blvd., Springdale
  • 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 29; and 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 30.

Springdale Civic Center

  • 2323 S. Old Missouri Road, No. D1, Springdale
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31

Elmdale Baptist Church

  • 1700 W. Huntsville Road, Springdale
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 29 and Oct. 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31.

Elkins Community Center

  • 162 Doolin Drive, Elkins
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

Lincoln Community Center

  • 112 N. Main St., Lincoln
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 29 and Oct. 30.

Prairie Grove Fire Station

  • 131 S. Neal St., Prairie Grove
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

West Fork Community Center

  • 222 Webber St., West Fork
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

Stats – Through the first 5 days of voting, Benton and Washington County have a total combined 77,000 votes cast. Benton County with 45,574 and Washington County 31,511. Proud of y'all.

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