Voting In Oklahoma

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

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

ID required to register?

ID REQUESTED. Voters are requested to provide an Oklahome Driver's License or Non-Driver State ID Number, or the last four digits of their social security number. Voters who have never been issued either of these may still register.

Online Registration?

NO. 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 been implemented.

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

Paper Form Registration

Voters can download and print a form that should be mailed to the State Election Board. Voter registration applications are available at your County Election Board, post offices, tag agencies, libraries and many other public locations. You will be offered a voter registration application when you get your driver's license and when you apply for assistance at some government agencies.

MAIL DEADLINE: Must be postmarked twenty-five (25) days before any Election.
IN-PERSON DEADLINE: Must be completed twenty-five (25) days before any Election.

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).

Registration Portability?

NO. Voters who move to a new address that is covered by the same polling place as their old address can vote at that polling place after confirming your change of address. This is true regardless of how close to the election you moved.

Voters who move to a new address within the same county but with a different polling place can vote at the polling place associated with their old address after filling out a new voter registration application form and presenting your voter identification card.

Voters who move to a new address in a different county should complete a new registration form to update your registration records or you may not be able 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. Voters can apply ONLINE or download and print a request form that can be mailed, emailed, faxed or hand delivered to the County Election Board in the county where you are registered to vote.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received three (3) days 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?

LIMITED. Oklahoma is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters may apply for an absentee ballot In-Person at their County Election Board Office and vote that ballot in the same trip. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

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.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand In-Person Early Voting to more locations and to all Oklahoma voters.

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?

Individuals convicted of a felony are ineligible to vote while incarcerated, on parole, or on probation. Voting rights are eventually automatically restored upon completion of all supervised release, but only after a period of time equal to the length of sentence passed. Ex-felons 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.