Madison County Arkansas


Thank you for visiting the Madison County Clerk's website.  The County Clerk is the official bookkeeper of county government and serves as the clerk of the county court, secretariat to the quorum court, county comptroller, and ex officio clerk for the probate division of the circuit court.  The clerk also serves as secretary of the board of equalization and the county election commission.


Elections & Voter Registration - The County Clerk maintains voter registration records and is responsible for conducting absentee and early voting for all elections.  The County Clerk's office handles all local filings for elective office, including county elected positions, quorum court positions, constables, city positions, and school board positions.   The County Clerk's office also files for public record all financial statements and campaign contribution reports for all public officeholders and candidates.     


Quorum Court - The County Clerk serves as secretary to the Quorum Court.  These duties involve keeping a complete permanent record of the proceedings of the Quorum Court including:

  • Minutes
  • Ordinances
  • Resolutions

Probate Court - As Clerk of the Probate Court, the County Clerk files and maintains the following records

  • Decedent Estates
  • Small Estates
  • Adoptions
  • Guardianships
  • Civil Commitments
County Court - As Clerk of the County Court, the County Clerk files and maintains the following records
  • County Court Orders
  • Annexations and Detachments
  • Incorporations
  • Right of Way Acquisitions
  • County Purchases
  • Board Appointments
  • Levy of Taxes
  • Contracts, Agreements, and Leases signed by the Madison County Judge
  • Election Results
Licenses and Certificates:  The County Clerk's Office issues Marriage Licenses, DBA Certificates, and Minister Credentials.
Comptroller:  The Madison County Quorum Court has additionally assigned the role of Comptroller to the County Clerk and as such, the County Clerk acts as the Chief Accounting and Budgetary Officer for the County. In this capacity, the County Clerk is responsible for the following
  • Accounts Payable 
  • Payroll
  • Revenue Forecasting and Budget Creation/Management 
  • County Purchasing and Contract Oversite
  • Bid Compliance 
  • County Inventory 
Tax Settlements:  The County Clerk prepares the monthly settlement of all taxes collected in the county.  A copy of the settlement is given to the County Treasurer for distribution.  The County Clerk is also responsible for preparing the Final Tax Settlement each year following the close of the Tax Books.