Oklahoma

34% of 18-29 year olds voted in Oklahoma in 2020*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received at least 24 days before Election Day in order to be eligible to vote in the 2021 Special Elections.

Oklahoma will hold Local Special Elections on August 10, 2021, September 14, 2021, October 21, 2021, November 9, 2021, and December 14, 2021.

Check Registration Status

Check your Oklahoma voter registration status here.

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Oklahoma, and be at least 18 years old.

  • If you are 17 1/2 years old and meet all other eligibility requirements, you may pre-register to vote.
  • College students have a choice of whether they want to vote in Oklahoma or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.

Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in Oklahoma for the Special Elections is 24 days before Election Day.

Voter Registration Process

There are three primary methods of registering to vote in Oklahoma: online registration, mailing in a printable application, or in-person registration.

  • You do not become a registered voter until the county election board in the county where you reside has approved your application. When your application is approved, the county election board will mail a voter identification card to you.
  • Further voter registration information for Oklahoma can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 23, 2021.

Questions? Contact us here.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

All registered Oklahoma voters are eligible to apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail. Click here to access Oklahoma’s printable absentee voting application and here for Oklahoma’s online absentee voting application.

  • The deadline to request an absentee ballot is 7 days before the next election at 5pm.
  • Your completed absentee ballot must be received by the county election board before 7pm on Election Day in order to be counted.
  • Further absentee by-mail voting information for Oklahoma is listed here.

Early Voting

Oklahoma offers early voting.

  • Early voting takes place the Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday before an election from 8am-6pm, and the Saturday before the election from 9am-2pm.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7am-7pm.

  • In order to vote in Oklahoma, you must present a valid form of photo ID or your county election board voter identification card. More information about acceptable forms of ID can be found here. If you do not have a valid ID, you may prove your identity by signing a sworn affidavit and cast a provisional ballot.
  • Further Oklahoma voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 23, 2021.

Questions? Contact us here.