Voter ID Requirements - HeadCount

Voter ID
In Oklahoma

Many states now require Voter ID at the polls in order to vote. Find out your state's ID requirements so you know what to bring with you to cast your ballot.

Do all voters need ID?
Yes

ID required for first time voters?
Yes

ID required when
voting absentee?
No

Acceptable ID Types for Oklahoma

Voters in Oklahoma must show ID at the polls. Acceptable forms of ID include:


  • Voter ID card issued by the appropriate county elections board


OR

  • An unexpired photo ID issued by the US government, or state of Oklahoma, or federally recognized tribal ID.


  If the voter does not have an acceptable ID, they may vote a provisional ballot. In order for that ballot to be counted the voter must sign an affidavit with name, address, date of birth, and either last four of social security number, or driver's license number. All information must match the info on the voter record.

If voting absentee the voter does not need to submit voter ID, but they must sign an absentee ballot affidavit which must be notarized. Physically incapacitated voters and people who care for physically incapacitated people are exempt from notarization, but ballots must be signed by two witnesses. Photo ID issued by the State, federal government or Native American tribe, with an unexpired expiration date, or a voter registration card issued by the county election board. Student ID is not accepted.

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Alabama Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo ID issued by any state or federal entity, U.S. tribe, or college or university from any state. Post-secondary students may use their student IDs, employees of these post-secondary institutions may also use their employee ID.

Alaska Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. Student ID is accepted.

Arizona Yes Yes No

Identification with the photograph, name and address of the elector; or two different forms of non-photo ID that bear the name and address of the elector; or one form of acceptable photo ID with one form of non-photo ID with name and address of the elector. Student ID is not accepted.

Arkansas Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid state or federal government-issued photo identification, or student/employee ID issued by an Arkansas post-secondary institution. May vote a provisional ballot if ID requested is not on your person. Student ID from an Arkansas post secondary institution is accepted.

California No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. If voting in person, bring an acceptable form of ID with you, if voting by mail-in ballot give a copy of an acceptable ID. Student ID is accepted.

Colorado Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or specified government-issued document. Student ID is accepted, only from CO post-secondary institutions.

Connecticut Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or specified government-issued document. Valid student ID from any state is accepted.

Delaware Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

District of Columbia No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving current or valid photo identification; or utility, tuition or student housing bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

Florida Yes Yes Yes

Current and valid picture ID with a signature, including credit or debit card. Student ID is accepted, but validity is determined by county if no expiration date is present.

Georgia Yes Yes Yes

Any valid state or federal government-issued photo ID. Student ID from an approved list of post-secondary GA institutions is accepted.

Hawaii No No No

Voters may be asked to present valid ID, either a state/federal photo ID or a paycheck, utility bill, or bank statement that provides name and address. Voter registration notice is NOT an acceptable form of identification. If voter recites name, residential address, and date of birth and this matches what is listed in poll book, voter can vote a regular ballot. Student ID is not accepted.

Idaho Yes Yes Yes

Current and valid picture ID, or a signed affidavit. Student ID with a photo from in-state high school or post-secondary institutions is accepted.

Illinois No No Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

Indiana Yes Yes Yes

U.S. or Indiana-issued photo ID with a name and expiration date, must be current or expired after most recent general election. Student ID from an IN state school is accepted. The student ID must meet the four requirements of IN state law.

Iowa Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification. If your ID does not include up to date address, you may provide an additional proof of address. If no ID, then another registered voter may attest to voter’s ID. Student ID is not accepted.

Kansas Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification. A voter over 65 may use expired ID. Student ID is accepted if it is from an accredited institution in KS.

Kentucky Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification with a signature, or specified government-issued document. Student ID is accepted if the ID includes both a photo and a signature. If voter has no ID they can vote a regular ballot if they are personally acquainted with a poll worker.

Louisiana Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification with a signature, or voter can sign an affidavit.

Maine No No Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

Maryland No No Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

Massachusetts No No Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

Michigan Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification. If you forget to bring ID to the polls, you may sign an affidavit and vote a regular ballot. Student ID is accepted if it is an unexpired photo ID card.

Minnesota No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration card will need to complete their registration by a photo ID or an official document that displays name and address.

Mississippi Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid state or federal government-issued photo identification, or student ID issued by an accredited Mississippi post-secondary institution.

Missouri Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. Student ID from post-secondary institutions in MO is accepted.

Montana Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. Student ID that is current with a photo is accepted.

Nebraska No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving, current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

Nevada Yes No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving, current or valid photo identification; or specified government-issued documents. Student ID with a photo is accepted.

New Hampshire Yes Yes Yes

Valid photo ID. Student ID from a list of NH institutions with a date of issuance is accepted. If voter has no acceptable ID, they may vote after signing a challenged voter affidavit.

New Jersey No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID at the polls or if voting by mail. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving, current and valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

New Mexico No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not record required voter identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving, current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. Student ID with a photo is accepted.

New York No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving, current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. Student ID with a photo is accepted.

North Carolina No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID when voting at the polls. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving, current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

North Dakota Yes Yes No

Current or valid driver’s license or non-driver’s ID card, ID card from a federal agency, tribal government,  or long-term care certificate. Please note that a passport is not accepted as a form of ID unless voter is living overseas. Student ID is not accepted.

Ohio Yes Yes No

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document that shows your name and current address. Student ID is not accepted.

Oklahoma Yes Yes No

Photo ID issued by the State, federal government or Native American tribe, with an unexpired expiration date, or a voter registration card issued by the county election board. Student ID is not accepted.

Oregon No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to compete their registration by giving, current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address.

Pennsylvania Yes No Yes

First time voters or voters voting at a specific polling place for the first time must show current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document that shows your name and current address.

Rhode Island Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification, including passport, US student ID, or ID issued by RI or the US government. If ID is not available voter can vote a provisional ballot and it will count if the signature matches the signature on file.

South Carolina Yes Yes No

SC Driver’s license or DMV ID card. Voter Registration card with photo, federal military ID, or US passport. Student ID is not accepted.

South Dakota Yes Yes Yes

SD Driver’s license or SD ID card, U.S. Passport, SD Student ID from a high school or post-secondary institution, or tribal card with a photo. Voters without ID, can sign an affidavit and vote a regular ballot.

Tennessee Yes Yes No

Photo ID issued by the state of Tennessee or federal government. The ID may be expired. Student ID is not accepted.

Texas Yes Yes No

State or federal photo ID is required. Voters without photo ID need to provide a non-photo document with their name, address & sign a reasonable impediment declaration to vote a regular ballot. Student ID is not accepted.

Utah Yes Yes Yes

No ID required for mail-in ballot. If voting in person, one form of photo ID with name, or two forms of non-photo ID with proof of residency within voting precinct. Student ID from a UT post-secondary institution is accepted.

Vermont No No Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving, current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. Student ID is accepted.

Virginia Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification or government-issued photo ID is required. As of July 1, 2014, Social Security Cards and utility bills are no longer accepted. Student ID from VA educational institutions is accepted.

Washington Yes Yes Yes

Voter ID is only requested when a voter chooses to vote at a voter center. Accepted ID includes: current or valid photo ID.If voter doesn’t have ID they can sign a ballot declaration or provisional ballot and if this signature matches voter registration record, the ballot will be counted.

West Virginia Yes Yes Yes

Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. Student ID is accepted.

Wisconsin Yes Yes Yes

Valid photo ID from state of Wisconsin or federal government (i.e driver’s license or state issued ID card). Student ID is accepted if it is from an accredited WI post-secondary institution and includes date of issuance, signature of student, and an expiration date no later than 2 years after date of issuance. Additionally, voter must bring a document proving enrollment at the school associated with the student ID card.

Wyoming No Yes Yes

Only some first time voters need to show ID. First time voters who did not provide required identification info on their voter registration form will need to complete their registration by giving, photo ID, or a utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government document that displays name and address. Student ID is accepted.