Northwest Arkansas election officials dealing with new laws, but say most voters won’t feel the impact

I-Voted stickers set out for voters to take on Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 at the Creekmore Park Community Center in Fort Smith. (River Valley Democrat-Gazette/Caleb Grieger)
I-Voted stickers set out for voters to take on Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 at the Creekmore Park Community Center in Fort Smith. (River Valley Democrat-Gazette/Caleb Grieger)


Changes in Arkansas election laws made during the 2023 session of the state Legislature should have little impact on voters, local election officials say.

"I don't think the voters will notice," said Kim Dennison, Benton County's elections director, of the changes.