Voting in
Oklahoma

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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Oklahoma, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Oklahoma Election Website or call (405) 521-2391 to learn more about your states voting details.

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Important Dates - General Election

11/3/2020
General Election Date
10/9/2020
Mail Registration Deadline (postmarked by)

Voting Information for Oklahoma

Don’t miss your next election!

The voter registration deadline for Oklahoma is Oct. 9th. If you would prefer to vote by mail, your application must be received by 5pm on Oct. 27th. We recommend getting your application in as soon as possible.

Vote-by-mail systems are different in every state. It is critical that you follow directions and pay attention to the details, or your ballot could be challenged or even tossed.

The signature on your ballot must match your DMV signature, or signature that is on file with your voter registration if you do not have a state-issued ID. If your signature does not match, your ballot could be tossed.

Here are some important things to know about voting by mail in Oklahoma:

Don't forget to put postage on your ballot. You are responsible for adding stamps.

Your state has a "received by" deadline of Tuesday, November 3rd. The post office suggests that ballots are mailed at least two weeks prior to make the "received by" deadline. Don't wait! You may also return your ballot via a delivery service, like FedEx or UPS, to ensure delivery date.

Be sure to sign your ballot in the presence of an official notary. They must also sign your ballot.

Your state does NOT offer voters a chance to address challenges to their ballot. Your ballot will be tossed if your signature does not match or you do not follow directions. Pay close attention to your state’s completed absentee ballot requirements so your vote is counted.

Your state offers electronic, barcode ballot tracking services so you can make sure your ballot gets counted. Click here to access.

Presidential Primaries

The Republican Party holds closed primaries. You must be registered as a Republican to participate in the primary.

The Democratic Party holds semi-closed primaries and will allow unaffiliated voters and voters registered as Democrats to participate in their primaries.

See Oklahoma Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 29th to Oct. 31st

You can vote in-person at your county Board of Elections office from Oct. 29th-Oct. 31st at 2:00 p.m. before the election. No excuse required.

To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 27th at 5 pm. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day. Your ballot will require a notary signature as a witness.

The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You may submit one form annually and select all elections or individual elections.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Access for Oklahoma

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • State or federal photo ID is required
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID

More Chances to Register


Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.

Pre-registration

  • If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.