Casino measure OK'd for November ballot; Hutchinson says he’ll vote ‘no’
LITTLE ROCK – A proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize four casinos in Arkansas will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot, the secretary of state's office determined Sept. 5. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he opposes the proposed amendment, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.
Leslie Bellamy, elections director in the secretary of state's office, said the measure's sponsors turned in 99,988 valid signatures of registered voters. Proposed amendments require 84,859 signatures to qualify for the ballot. The measure will be Issue 4.