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2022 Arkansas Ballot Issue Newsletters

Board Rejects Marijuana, Casino Ballot Titles - August 2022
The Arkansas Board of Election Commissioners on Wednesday rejected ballot titles of two proposed constitutional amendments that would legalize recreational marijuana and remove Pope County as a casino gaming location.

Voter Petitions Submitted for Marijuana, Pope County Casino Repeal Amendments - July 2022
In triple-digit weather Friday, representatives of Responsible Growth Arkansas wheeled in boxes of voter petitions to the Secretary of State's Office in an attempt to qualify their recreational marijuana proposal for the statewide ballot in November.

Three Ballot Issue Groups Publish Ads By Deadline - June 2022
The potential number of citizen-led ballot measures in the November general election now stands at three.

June Deadline Looms Over Groups. What's Circulating? - May 2022
Citizen issue groups have until June 8 to publish the wording of their ballot issue in an Arkansas newspaper.

Marijuana Advocates Switch Petition to 2024 - April 2022
Long-time cannabis activist Melissa Fults filed a new petition to legalize marijuana in Arkansas, but with the 2024 ballot in mind.

Ballot Group Focusing on Education Issues - March 2022
Thirty years after the filing of a lawsuit over Arkansas' education funding formula, a ballot issue group seeks the support of Arkansas voters to increase classroom funding.

Pope County Group Seeks to Override Casino Vote - February 2022
A recent amendment to the Arkansas Constitution has supporters and opponents lining up for a potential replay in 2022.

Marijuana, Redistricting Make Another Play for 2022 - January 2022
There are now four marijuana proposals competing for voter signatures to qualify for a spot on the 2022 ballot in Arkansas, a state where voters approved a medical marijuana initiative in 2016.