Dates and Deadlines

 

Runoff Election

Early Voting for the Runoff Election:

Thursday, 8-20 (8am – 6pm),

Friday, 8-21 (8am – 6pm),

Saturday, 8-22 (9am – 2pm)

 

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for the Runoff Election:

               

5pm on August 18, 2020

 

Return Runoff Absentee Ballots by August 18, 2020 to ensure your vote is counted.

The Runoff Election is August 25, 2020

General Election

The last day to Register to Vote and be allowed to vote in the General Election is October 9, 2020.


Early Voting for the General Election: 
    

Thursday, 10-29 (8am – 6pm),

Friday, 10-30 (8am – 6pm), 

Saturday, 10-31 (9am – 2pm)


Deadline to Apply for an Absentee Ballot for the General Election:


 5pm on October 27, 2020


Return General Absentee Ballots by October 27, 2020 to ensure your vote is counted.

***The Number One Reason Absentee Ballots are Not Accepted is Due to Late Arrival*** 

The General Election is November 3, 2020.

If you need to Register to Vote for the first time you can go to the OK Voter Portal at: https://okvoterportal.okelections.us/Home/RegWizard 
You can confirm your Voter Registration at:    OKVoterPortal.OKElections.US 

Eligible Felons can vote! If you have committed a felony and do not know if you are eligible to vote, you can fill out a quiz at: https://campaignlegal.org/restoreyourvote 
 

To Ensure your Absentee Ballot is counted. 

Drop it off before 5pm the Monday prior to Election Day at your local County Election Board.

Absentee Ballot Information

· You may apply for an Absentee Ballot online if you are a registered voter through the OK Voter Portal at: OKVoterPortal.OKElections.US/

· You may download an Absentee Ballot Request Form at: https://www.ok.gov/elections/documents/Oklahoma%20Absentee%20Ballot%20Application%20-%20fillable.pdf

· New Rules and Important Information for Absentee Ballot Voters can be located at:  https://www.ok.gov/elections/Voter_Info/Absentee_Voter_Verification.html

A quick summary of the new rules:

 

For the Runoff Election ONLY on August 25, 2020, there is an alternate option for Absentee Voter Verification:

Three ways to verify your Absentee Ballot

·  The Affidavit Envelope may be notarized by a public notary

·  A photo-copy of a valid ID may be attached to the Affidavit Envelope by staple, tape, or paperclip, or

·  Your Free voter Identification Card mailed to you may be attached to the affidavit envelope by staple, tape, or paperclip and you can request a new one to be sent to you after the Election.

Valid IDs: A photo ID issued by the United States, the State of Oklahoma, or a federally recognized Native American Nation or Tribe with an expiration date that expires after the date of the Election.

 

· You can track your Absentee Ballot at:

OKVoterPortal.OKElections.US

 

***You MUST Sign your Affidavit Envelope***

 

Financial Institutes, Businesses, and Organizations are offering Free Notary and Free ID Photocopy Services for Absentee Voter Verification

For a list of Financial Institutions offering free Notary services go to: https://www.ok.gov/elections/support/beslist_bankcredit.html#00

For a list of Businesses and Organizations offering free Notary services go to: https://www.ok.gov/elections/support/beslist_business.html

Do you know where your polling place is?

What is on the Ballot? Do you want a sample ballot?

Are you registered to vote?

Do you need to change your Address or Party?

 

Answer these questions with the OK Voter Portal:

OKVoterPortal.OKElections.US

 

Find more info at: Elections.ok.gov

 

Or, call the Oklahoma Election Board:

405-521-2391

© 2020 by Oklahoma AFL-CIO

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