Voting In Oklahoma

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 12, 2018

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

Online Registration?

LIMITED. Voters may update the information ONLINE.

NOTE: Legislation authorizing the Secretary of the Oklahoma State Election Board to develop a secure online voter registration system took effect on November 1, 2015, but has not fully been implemented.

Contact Oklahoma’s State Election Board to ask them to implement online registration in Oklahoma.

Paper Form Registration

Voters who want to find out about registering in-person, or who need more information can go HERE. Or they can contact their State Election Board.

Registration Form (English)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
By Mail: Postmarked twenty-five (25) days before Election Day.
In-Person: Twenty-five (25) days before Election Day.

Election Day Registration

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Oklahoma voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Oklahoma.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. If a voter will turn eighteen (18) during the 60 days before Election Day, they may register to vote between 25 and 60 days before the election.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Have you moved?

If a registered voter has moved within the state of Oklahoma but has not updated their voter registration information.

NEW Address, SAME Polling Place
Voters can vote at their usual polling place after confirming their change of address.

NEW Address, SAME County, NEW Polling Place
Voters can vote a Provisional Ballot at the polling place associated with their new address after filling out a new voter registration card and presenting their voter identification card.

NEW Address, NEW County
Voters must update their voter registration before the registration deadline or may not be eligible to vote.

Click HERE to find your polling place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

PHOTO ID REQUIRED. Voters must show any document issued by the United States, the State of Oklahoma, or a federally recognized tribal government that includes the voter's name, a photograph, and an expiration date that is later than the election in which they are voting. The name on the voter's proof of identity must match the name in the Precinct Registry. Pollworkers may also accept an Oklahoma Voter Identification Card even though it does not include a photograph.

Voters who are unable to provide ID may still vote by provisional ballot and prove their identity by signing a sworn affidavit.

Go HERE for more information on Voter ID.

Absentee Voting?

YES. Oklahoma is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters can request an absentee ballot.

For more info on absentee voting, voters can go HERE. Or they can contact their County Election Board.

Apply online
Absentee Ballot Application (English)

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Received by 5:00pm the Wednesday before Election Day.

Vote-by-Mail?

YES. Oklahoma is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which allows all registered voters to vote an absentee ballot by mail.

See ABSENTEE VOTING for more information.

Early Voting?

YES. All registered voters may vote early In-Person. Check with your County Election Board for hours and locations.

WHEN
Thursday (8:00am to 6:00pm) before Election Day
Friday (8:00am to 6:00pm) before Election Day
Saturday (8:00am to 2:00pm) Election Day | Federal/State Elections ONLY

In-Person Absentee Voting is available between 8:00am to 6:00pm on Thursday, Friday, and Monday before all Elections. For State and Federal elections only, you also can vote between 8:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday before Election Day.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Oklahoma should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Oklahoma.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Oklahoma.

Felony conviction?

Voters convicted of a felony will have their right to vote automatically restored after:

  • completing their term of incarceration
  • completing their parole
  • completing their probation
  • the term of their original sentence has expired

ADDITIONAL INFO
• Voters can use the Campaign Legal Center's website to Restore Your Vote.
• Voters who lost their right to vote MUST re-register to vote.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should go HERE for more information.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.