Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that there is an election coming up on November 8. It’s going to be a doozy.
And it’s not just the presidential race that is getting attention. There are several hotly contested issues that Arkansas voters will have the opportunity to decide when they go to the polls. Among them are medical marijuana, economic development, and term limits.
The University of Arkansas Department of Agriculture Extension published an unbiased research-based guide to the 2016 Arkansas Ballot issues. If you haven’t already done your research on the Arkansas ballot issues, this would be an excellent place to start. Just click on the image and it will take you to a PDF version of the 2016 Voter Guide.
Issue No. 1 – Terms, election and eligibility of elected officials
Issue No. 2 – Allowing the governor to retain power and duties when absent from the state
Issue No. 3 – Job creation, job expansion and economic development
Issue No. 4 – Medical-injury lawsuit laws – REMOVED FROM BALLOT
Issue No. 5 – Authorizing three casinos – REMOVED FROM BALLOT
Issue No. 6 – Medical marijuana amendment
Issue No. 7 – Medical cannabis act
Head to the polls on November 8th armed with the knowledge of what you’re voting for!