From the Sebastian County Clerk’s Office:
In accordance with the requirements of Arkansas Code Annotated (6-14-109), notice is hereby given that the annual school election in the Mansfield School District will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, for the following purposes: To elect one member to the school board:
Mansfield School Board Position 3: Trent Hayslip, Adam Hecox (withdrawn but will remain on the ballot), and Jan Carlton
To submit the question of voting a total school tax rate of 40.01 mills on the dollar of the assessed value of taxable property located in this School District. The total proposed school tax levy of 40.01 mills includes 25.0 mills specifically voted for general maintenance and operation, 15.01 mills for debt service previously voted as a continuing debt service tax pledged for the retirement of existing bonded indebtedness. The district may use surplus revenues produced each year by debt service millage for other purposes. THIS REPRESENTS NO CHANGE FROM THE LAST SCHOOL ELECTION.
To check your voter registration status and view a sample ballot go to www.voterview.ar-nova.org/VoterView/. Voters with address changes or questions related to voting eligibility, please call your respective County Clerk’s office prior to Election Day.
ABSENTEE VOTING: Absentee Voting is available April 2, 2021 – May 17, 2021 at the County Courthouses listed below. You will apply for an Absentee Ballot in the County where you are registered to vote. County Clerk’s Office Sebastian County Courthouse 35 South 6th Street Fort Smith, AR 72901, 479-782-5065. Absentee ballot processing will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Election Day (May 18) in the Sebastian County Elections Office, 40 South 4th St., Fort Smith, Arkansas.
EARLY VOTING FOR ALL ELIGIBLE VOTERS REGARDLESS OF COUNTY OF RESIDENCE Locations Listed Below-
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 – Friday, May 14th, 2021, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 17th, 2021, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ALL early voting closes at 5 p.m. May 17, 2021. Sebastian County Courthouse Room GS 35 South 6th Street Fort Smith, AR Greenwood Sebastian County Fairgrounds 530 E Knoxville St Greenwood, AR.
ELECTION DAY VOTE CENTER All eligible registered voters in the Mansfield School District who reside in Sebastian County, Scott County and Logan County will vote at the Vote Center listed below will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. Mansfield City Hall Vote Center Address 200 N. Sebascott St., Mansfield AR.
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