Arkansas launches smart phone application for voters

LITTLE ROCK, AR (AP) - Arkansas voters are now able to verify if they are registered to vote in their county and where their neighborhood polling place is located with the convenience of a smart phone.

According to a spokeswoman for the Secretary of State's office, the new Voter View Mobile application is the first of its kind in the country and is accessible from the Arkansas Secretary of State's mobile Web site at:

The application is available on all smart phone operating platforms, including iPhone, Blackberry, Google Android, Windows Mobile, and Palm.

Users enter their name and date of birth to view their registration status and listed address.

If they are registered to vote, district and polling place information for their listed address appears. If they are not, a phone number will appear for users to call their county clerk.

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