OETA wants to make sure you are as prepared and informed as possible for Election Day. We have been collaborating with The Oklahoma State Election Board to share trusted information to help you make a plan to vote. Regardless of your plan, registration is required by Friday, October 9. There are several ways to register, but the easiest way is to fill out your form using the online OK Voter Portal, print, sign and mail it. Contact your county election board for assistance with registration. Start your registration.
Voting by Mail
- To vote by mail, you need to request an absentee ballot by Tuesday, October 27 at 5 p.m.
- Once your ballot arrives, take note of the specific instructions listed on the envelope and read all the documentation before filling out the ballot.
- Oklahoma law requires that “standard” absentee ballots be notarized and that “physically incapacitated” absentee ballots have the voter’s signature witnessed by two people. However, due to the COVID-19 state of emergency, all absentee voters have the option to sign their affidavit and include a copy of their valid ID in lieu of other verification requirements.
- It may take several stamps to ensure your ballot makes it through the mail. Be sure to check the amount of postage used on the ballot that was mailed to you, then use the same amount when you mail it back. USPS is currently advising voters to allow plenty of time for ballots to make it through the mail.
- You can always hand-deliver your ballot to your county election board. You can still vote in person even if you requested an absentee ballot—you just can’t do both.
Voting in Person
- Safety is the name of the game when it comes to voting in person; masks are highly encouraged, but not required.
- The Oklahoma State Election Board is urging voters to vote early—decreasing the volume of people at polling places at one time.
- Thursday, October 29, from 8 am–6 pm
- Friday, October 30, from 8 am–6 pm
- Saturday, October 31, from 9 am–2 pm
- Tuesday, November 3 from 7 am–7 pm
- You will need an approved form of identification (full list at ok.gov/elections) or an Oklahoma voter identification card.