Election Commission Information

Statement of Purpose and Function of the County Election Commission

The Benton County Election Commission is a separate and independent unit of the county government. The Election Commission has the responsibility in conducting all Federal, State, County, and Local Elections occurring within Benton County. The Elections are administrated by and under the jurisdiction of the Benton County Board of Commissioners, in conjunction with State Election Laws, and State and Local authorities.

The county chair of the county committee of the majority party and the county chair of the county committee of the minority party shall be members of the county board of election commissioners together with one (1) additional or third member selected by the county committee of the majority party at the same time as the election of party officers. Any county chair of a county committee of the majority or minority party may elect not to serve as a member of the county board, and the county committee shall select a resident of the county qualified to serve in his or her stead.

Some counties such as Benton County have an Election Coordinator, whom are responsible for daily administration on behalf of the Election Commission.

Benton County Election Coordinator
Name Title Email
Kimberly Dennison Election Coordinator kimberly.dennison@bentoncountyar.gov
Benton County Election Commissioners
Name Title Political Parties Email
Russell Anzalone Chairman Republican Election Commissioner russell.anzolone@bentoncountyar.gov
Melanie B. Hoskins Secretary Democratic Election Commissioner hoskinsmb@gmail.com
Wynne Gregory Day Member Republican Election Commissioner wgregoryday@gmail.com

Notification
The chair of the county board of election commissioners shall notify all members of the commission of all meetings. Ark. Code Ann. 7-4-105(a).

Quorum/Voting
Two commissioners shall constitute a quorum. Each commissioner shall have one vote, and two concurring votes shall decide any questions before the county board of election commissioners, unless otherwise provided by law. Ark. Code Ann. 7-4-105(a).


Meeting Times
Meeting Date Time Location
Ballot Draw Thursday, March 2, 2023 6:00 PM 2109 W Walnut, Rogers, AR 72756

Past Meetings
Meeting Date Time Location
Organizational Meeting Friday, January 20, 2023 4:00 PM 2109 W Walnut, Rogers, AR 72756