2019 Arkansas Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 8 - Local Option
Subchapter 2 - Proceedings Pursuant to Initiated Act
§ 3-8-206. Conduct of Election
(1) The county board of election commissioners of the particular county shall cause the question to be placed on the ballot at the general election in the following form:
- “[ ] FOR the Manufacture or Sale of Intoxicating Liquors [ ] AGAINST the Manufacture or Sale of Intoxicating Liquors”.
(2) Each elector shall be instructed on the ballot to vote FOR or AGAINST the question by placing an appropriate mark.
(b) The county board of election commissioners shall count the votes cast on the question of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages in the designated area and shall deliver its certificate declaring the result of the election, together with the election returns, within three (3) days after the date of the election, to the county clerk of the county.
(c) Upon petition of twenty-five (25) interested legal voters in the territory affected, within ten (10) days after the date of the election, the county board of election commissioners shall immediately recount the votes and declare the result of the election as determined by such recount.
(d) Within twenty (20) days after the election, the county court shall make and have entered of record its order declaring the result of the election.
(e) The costs of any elections held under the provisions of this subchapter shall be paid by the county in the same manner as other costs of general elections.