FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (News release) — The Annual School Election will be held on May 18, 2021, pursuant to Arkansas Election Law § 6-14-102.  There are two contested races for positions on the Fayetteville Board of Education:

  • Nika Waitsman is seeking re-election to the Zone 1 position, and she is being challenged by Miriam Smith. 
  • Megan Hurley is seeking re-election to At Large Position 1, and she is being challenged by Elisabeth Beasley.

No increase in the current millage rate is being sought. 

Early voting will be held at the Washington County Courthouse from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday, May 11 through Monday, May 17. (No Saturday voting).

Polling Places on Election Day are open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. All eligible voters in the Elkins, Fayetteville, and Springdale School Districts will be able to cast their vote at any of the vote centers listed below:

  • Archer Learning Center, 600 Ash St., Springdale
  • Baldwin Church of Christ, 4377 Huntsville Rd., Fayetteville
  • Central United Methodist, 6 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
  • Covenant Church, 4511 W. Wedington Dr., Fayetteville
  • Elkins Community Center, 162 Doolin Dr., Elkins
  • Elmdale Baptist Church, 1700 W. Huntsville Rd., Springdale
  • First Church of the Nazarene, 2300 S. 40th St., Springdale
  • Genesis Church, 205 Martin Luther King Blvd., Fayetteville
  • Goshen United Methodist Church, 122 State Hwy 45, Goshen
  • Nob Hill Fire Station, 19375 Nob Hill Loop, Springdale
  • Oak Grove Baptist Church, 499 Oak Grove Rd., Springdale
  • Sang Avenue Baptist Church, 1425 N. Sang Ave., Fayetteville
  • Sequoyah Methodist Church, 1910 Old Wire Rd., Fayetteville
  • Springdale Civic Center, 2323 S. Old Missouri Rd. # D1, Springdale
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 110 E. Henri De Tonti, Tontitown
  • Trinity Fellowship, 1100 Rolling Hills Dr., Fayetteville