2015 Arkansas Code
Title 7 - Elections
Chapter 5 - Election Procedure Generally
Subchapter 3 - Conduct of Elections
§ 7-5-318 - Failure to deliver materials -- Penalty -- Messenger to obtain delinquent returns.

AR Code § 7-5-318 (2015) What's This?

(a) If the poll workers fail to deliver the ballots, ballot stubs, certification of election, voter lists, and other election returns in the manner provided for in ยง 7-5-317, the poll workers shall forfeit the sum of two hundred dollars ($200) to be recovered by action of debt in the name of the state for the use of the county.

(b) Upon failure of delivery of the election returns immediately after the polls close, the county board of election commissioners shall dispatch a peace officer to obtain the election returns, and all expenses incurred by sending the messenger shall be paid by the defaulting poll workers.

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