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The 2020 Election: Where Did Voters Turnout the Most?

by Kristin Higgins - November 4, 2020

Early voting records were shattered in Arkansas in the 2020 General Election. Total turnout, however, was slightly higher than in past years but did not surpass 2012 levels.

According to the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office, 1,205,658 ballots were cast this year in the 2020 election. That equals a 65.93% voter turnout. 

Below, you will find counties with the highest and lowest turnout as well as a comparison of turnout in past election years.

2020 Election - Top 10 Arkansas Counties for Voter Turnout

County Registered Voters  Votes Cast Turnout
Cleveland 4,607 3,583 77.77%
Searcy 5,259 4,036 76.74%
Montgomery 5,037 3,855 76.53%
Pike 5,650 4,247 75.17%
Conway 11,714 8,688 74.17%
Saline 77,465 57,109 73.72%
Franklin 9,712 7,123 73.34%
Little River 7,117 5,200 73.06%
Van Buren 10,712 7,735 72.21%
Perry 6,429 4,634 72.08%
Greene 22,386 16,106 71.95%


2020 Election - Lowest 10 Arkansas Counties for Voter Turnout

County Registered Voters Votes Cast Turnout
Scott 5,104 2,200 43.10%
Crittenden 31,776 16,151 50.83%
Johnson 16,654 8,760 52.60%
Woodruff 4,527 2,477 54.72%
Ouachita 15,927 9,034 56.72%
Jefferson 4,4259 25,122 56.76%
Lee 5,013 2,869 57.23%
Phillips 10,633 6,175 58.07%
Carroll 16,914 9,834 58.14%
Dallas 4,507 2,649 58.78%


Find your county's turnout results 

Look at the Top 10 list from 2018

Comparison to Previous Years

Election Year Registered Voters Votes Cast Turnout %
2020 1,828,770 1,205,658 65.93%
2018 1,784,015 898,793 50.38%
2016 1,759,974 1,137,772 64.65%
2014 1,690,577 852,642 50.43%
2012 1,618,320 1,078,548 66.65%
2010 1,638,135 779,957 47.61%
2008 1,684,240 1,086,617 64.52%

Find historical election results at the Arkansas Secretary of State website

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