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Oklahoma

Abbreviation: 
OK

Oklahoma Campaign Finance Information

For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

For information on state campaign contributions, please visit your state's resource.

Oklahoma Polling Place Locator

You can find your polling place by utilizing your state resource.

If you have further questions on your polling place location, please contact your county clerk.

Oklahoma Provisions for Voters with Disabilities

If you have a disability you may ask for assistance from poll workers at your polling place. If you cannot enter the polling place because of physical disabilities, need help marking your ballot because of physical disabilities, have visual disabilities, or cannot read, you may be assisted by a person of your own choosing. In all these cases, the person who provides assistance to you must swear or affirm that your ballots will be marked in accordance with your wishes.

Oklahoma Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Oklahoma:

  • You must be registered to vote in Oklahoma
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Political affiliation required
  • You must be a resident of the county for the 25 days prior to the election
  • You must complete required training every two years

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Oklahoma Absentee Ballot Process

Any registered voter in Oklahoma may vote by absentee ballot. It is not necessary to give a reason for voting absentee. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is always 5:00 pm on Wednesday preceding the election. You can apply for an absentee ballot online here. However, you are not required to use the form. You may write a letter to your county election board to apply for absentee ballots.

Oklahoma Verify Voter Registration

To verify your voter registration status, you can use your state's tool, or contact your board of elections.

Oklahoma Registration Deadline

Not registered? Use our registration tool to fill out your application!

The voter registration deadline for the February 14 Annual School Board Elections in Oklahoma is Friday, January 20, 2017.

Oklahoma ID Needed for Voting

When voting in person you will need proof of identification:

Proof of identity documents for voting must have been issued by the United States government, the State of Oklahoma, or a federally recognized tribal government.

The document used for proof of identity for voting must contain the following information:

  • The name of the person to whom it was issued
  • A photograph of the person to whom it was issued
  • An expiration date that is after the date of the election, unless the identification is valid indefinitely

Examples include:

Oklahoma Overseas and Military Voters

You are a Military or Overseas voter if you are in uniformed services, living overseas OR a spouse or dependant of a uniformed services voter. To get registered and vote, you can utilize Overseas Vote Foundation.

If you have additional questions about elections and voting overseas you can use our state specific elections official directory or contact the Overseas Vote Foundation.

Oklahoma ID Needed for Voter Registration

When you register to vote you will need to provide your identification with your application. You can enter your Oklahoma driver's license number or the last four digits of your Social Security number on the form.

You must sign and date the oath printed on the form. When you sign the voter registration application you swear you are eligible to vote.

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