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Oklahoma

In Oklahoma elections are overseen by the Oklahoma State Election Board.

CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS AND FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE:

https://services.okelections.us/voterSearch.aspx

REGISTERING TO VOTE IN OKLAHOMA:

  • Register by mail or in person at County Election Board.

  • Voters must register at least 24 days before an election.

  • Registration changes are available at any time except voters may not change their party affiliation between April 1 and August 31 of an even-numbered year (i.e. a Federal election year).

  • Voters are issued an ID card when they register.

PRIMARY RULES:

  • Semi-Closed Primaries, meaning voters must vote in the party which they are registered in with on exception: As of 2019 Independent voters will be able to vote in the Democratic primary.

WAYS TO VOTE:

  • In Person on Election Day

  • Early (Generally occurs for just a few days just before Election Day at local County Election Board or one of their designated satellite offices. In 2018, the early voting days areThursday, November 1, 8am-6pm, Friday, November 2, 8am-6pm, Saturday, November 3, 9am-2pm.)

  • By Mail / Absentee (Ballots can be requested online or by mail . Request must go in by 5pm October 31 and ballot must be submitted by 7:00pm on Election Day.) 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • ID or Voter Registration Card is required to vote.

    • If the voter does not have their Voter Registration Card, they may present any ID issued by US Government, OK, or Fed-recognized Tribal government that inlcudes their photograph and is current as of date of voting (for voters aged 65 or older ID does not need to be valid).

    • For more information, check out VoteRiders.com.

  • Polling Hours: 7:00am – 7:00pm

  • State Election Board Hotline: (405) 521-2391

  • Oklahoma is one of a few states in which write-in voting is not permitted. That means voters are only able to vote for candidates that appear on the ballot.