Election Information for the Upcoming Municipal Election, November 8, 2022
ELECTION INFORMATION FOR THE UPCOMING MUNICIPAL ELECTION, NOVEMBER 8, 2022:
May 12 – First day that signatures may be collected on petitions for municipal candidates
Aug 3 – Aug 10 @ Noon - Filing dates for municipal candidates
Signatures collected more than 90 days before the election will not be counted. Petitions should have the Candidate's name, Position sought, Office, and /or District before signatures are collected. Petitions must contain at least 10 signatures of registered voters who are residents of an incorporated town and cities of the 2nd Class or at least 30 signatures of registered voters who are residents of cities of the 1st class.
Municipal Positions to be voted on - all alderman positions in Gillham, Ben Lomond, Lockesburg, and Horatio. De Queen: Alderman Ward 1 - Position 2, Ward 2 – Position 2, Ward 3 – Position 2
City Clerk/Treasurer of De Queen, Ben Lomond, and Gillham.
Mayor of De Queen, Horatio, Lockesburg, Ben Lomond, and Gillham.
The filing period for candidates desiring to be placed on the November 8, Municipal Election ballot is from Aug 3 – 12:00 noon on August 10. Candidates must file a Petition of Candidacy, Affidavit of Eligibility, and Political Practices Pledge with the County Clerk.
The County Clerk will certify the candidates to the Election Commission at the close of the filing period and a Ballot Draw will be conducted if necessary, by August 28.
August 17 - Statements of Financial interest are due to the City Clerk for non-incumbent candidates for Municipal Office.
Sample petitions and other required forms are available in the County Clerk’s Office.
If you have questions or need the forms listed above please feel free to call The Sevier County Clerk’s office at 870-642-2852 opt 0.
ANYONE INTERESTED IN BEING AN ELECTION WORKER SHOULD CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE AT 870-642-2852 OPT 0.
BE SURE TO MAKE ADDRESS OR NAME CHANGES TO YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION PRIOR TO ELECTION DAY!