Alcohol amendment approved for Arkansas general election ballot

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Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin said his office has approved enough signatures to allow a constitutional proposal to expand alcohol sales to all 75 counties to appear on the November ballot.

Martin said in a press release that Let Arkansas Decide, the group pushing for passage of the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment, turned in 127,265 voter signatures and that 87,102 signatures have been deemed valid.

The group need 78,133 valid signatures to qualify.

The proposal will be Issue No. 4 on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot.