Issue 4 - An Amendment to Require Four Licenses to be Issued for Casino Gaming at
Casinos, One Each in Crittenden (to Southland Racing Corporation), Garland (to Oaklawn
Jockey Club, Inc.), Pope, and Jefferson Counties
Arkansas voters approved Issue 4 on Nov. 6, 2018. View results.
Know before you vote
On Election Day, you will see only the popular name and title of each proposal. Want to read the rest of it? Here's a link to the complete text of Issue 4.
Watch our specialists explain Issue 4 in the video below.
How did Issue 4 get on the ballot?
More than 84,859 Arkansas voters signed a petition to put the proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot.
On Sept. 10, 2018, a lawsuit was filed in an attempt to remove Issue 4 from the November ballot. The lawsuit is working its way through the court system and a ruling will be made before Election Day. You can read the lawsuit here.
A second lawsuit seeking to remove Issue 4 was filed Sept. 12, 2018. You can read that lawsuit here.
Who is supporting or opposing this measure?
Supporters and opponentsthat spend money to campaign are required to register with the Arkansas Ethics Commission as a ballot or legislative question committee. Visit the Commission's website to view these filings, which include names of people behind a group and how much money has been raised or spent.