Tuesday March 1 is the Super Tuesday Presidential Preference Primary Election in Benton County and several other states. A little over a 1,000 had voted in the early voting process as of last Tuesday afternoon. According to Benton County Administer of Elections Mark Ward, “That is about normal.”
In this primary, voters choose either a Republican or Democratic ballot. Voting is simple and takes only a few minutes.
A State ID such as a drivers license or handgun permit is required when asking for a ballot.
Voters are asked to vote for one candidate for president and up to 14 delegates, and the Assessor of Property.
Jeremy Peach is the choice on the Republican Ballot and the Democratic Ballot lists Lynne Cagle. There are also spaces for write-ins.
Republican presidential candidates on the ballot include even those who have suspended their campaigns. In order of apperance: Jeb Bush,Ben Carson, Christ Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Florina, Jim Gilmore, Lindsey O. Graham, Mike Huckabee, John R.Kasich, Geotge Pataki, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorium, and Donald Trump
The Democratic candidates listed on that ballot include Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Polls open at 8am and close at 7pm. Voting will be at regular voting locations.