2018 Arkansas Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 8 - Local Option
Subchapter 8 - Circulation of Petition for Local Option Election
§ 3-8-803. Petition to determine granting of licenses for manufacture or sale or bartering, loaning, or giving away of intoxicating liquor

Universal Citation: AR Code § 3-8-803 (2018)
  • (a) An election to determine whether licenses will be granted for the manufacture or sale or the bartering, loaning, or giving away of intoxicating liquor shall be called by a petition signed by registered voters in the designated county, township, municipality, ward, or precinct in a number equal to thirty-eight percent (38%) of the registered voters.

  • (b) The petition shall be filed with the county clerk.

  • (c) The county clerk shall verify the signatures on the petition and determine the sufficiency of the petition no later than ten (10) days after the petition is submitted.

  • (d) The total number of voters registered as certified by the county clerk to the Secretary of State by June 1 of each year pursuant to Arkansas Constitution, Amendment 51, shall be the basis upon which the number of signatures of qualified electors on petitions shall be computed.

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