by David Ramsey
Legally, thousands of concealed guns could show up where people vote. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler wrote in an email that there are 12,101 active concealed weapon licenses in Benton County and 9,339 in Washington County. ...
Eight centers in Benton County and 12 in Washington County either will allow concealed guns or have not told election commissioners about their plans, according to information provided by the counties' election commissions.
The centers that will allow guns are mostly in rural areas where concealed weapons are not uncommon, said Jennifer Price, Washington County election coordinator.