Past Elections


City/School Election

November 7, 2023

City/School Election
Beginning in 2019, School and City Elections will be combined and held in November of odd-numbered years. A City election is used to elect the Mayor and Council Members and any other elected city officials. A School Election is an election to select School Board members for school districts within Benton County.

Election Results

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Archived Election Details

The 2023 City/School Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Polling places will be open on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Voter Registration

Pre-Registration deadline for voter registration closes at 5:00pm Monday, October 23. Persons wishing to participate in this election who register to vote after October 23 will be required to provide proof of identification (i.e. current and valid photo identification card with an expiration date), AND proof of residency in their voting precinct, when they go to the polls on election day, or when they request an absentee ballot in-person. Other provisions may also apply. Persons not registered to vote by October 23, should expect a longer processing time at the polls on election day.

Voter ID Requirements

Click Here for examples of acceptable voter identification requirements.

Absentee Voting

Absentee Ballots will be available beginning Wednesday, October 18, for mail and in-person voting. Download the absentee ballot request form here. 

All absentee ballots must be received by 8:00pm on Election Day to be considered on time to be counted. Postmarks no longer are acceptable.

Extended Hours

Extended hours are available for voter registration and absentee voting in the Benton County Auditor's Office. In addition to regular hours of Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm, extended office hours will be as follows:

Running for Office

Candidate Filing Period

Candidate Information Links


City Council Candidates List

School Candidate List - Benton County Schools

School Candidate List - Other Counties Candidates

Community College List

Benton County EMS Public Measure

Sample Ballots (PDF)

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