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Oklahoma

Population

3,956,971

Voting-Age Pop.

2,819,168

Last Presidential Election (2016)
Clinton 29 %
Trump 65 %
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Important Dates

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Election Date

Nov 3, 2020

Registration Deadline

Oct 9, 2020

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USPS recommends mailing your ballot no later than October 27.

Source: USPS.com

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  • Online Registration

    No
  • Early Voting
    Yes
  • Same-Day Registration
    No
  • ID Required
    Yes

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Absentee/Mail-In Voting

Any registered Oklahoma voter can vote by mail.

Data source - ok.gov

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  • No, residents of Oklahoma must register for an absentee ballot for the general election.

Mail Outline Icon Is this state automatically sending an absentee or mail-in ballot?

No, residents of Oklahoma must register for an absentee ballot for the general election.

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  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is always 5pm on the Tuesday preceding the election.

Apply by: Oct. 27, 5pm

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is always 5pm on the Tuesday preceding the election.

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  • October: Absentee ballots are usually mailed more than a month before each election.

When will I receive my ballot?

October: Absentee ballots are usually mailed more than a month before each election.

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  • In person: Received by Nov 2, close of business at the county election board.

    Mail: Received by Nov 3, 7pm at the county election board.

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In person: Received by Nov 2, close of business at the county election board.

Mail: Received by Nov 3, 7pm at the county election board.

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  • You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.

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You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.


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Early Voting

Can you vote early in this state?

Yes

You can vote early at the county election board office in the county where you are registered to vote, from 8am to 6pm on Thursday and Friday before all elections (Oct 29-30.) For state and federal elections only, early voting is available from 9am to 2pm on the Saturday before the election (Oct 31.)


Same-Day Registration

Can you register on Election Day?

No

The last day to register for the general election is Oct 9.


Voter ID Requirements

Is an ID required to vote?

Yes

The proof of identity law requires every voter who votes in person at the precinct polling place or during early voting at the county election board to show proof of identity before receiving a ballot. In addition, voters may use the free voter identification card they received by mail from the County Election Board when they registered to vote. If you do not have or if you refuse to show proof of identity, you may vote by provisional ballot and prove your identity by signing a sworn affidavit.


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Acceptable Forms of Identification

Make sure you're ready on Election Day with the appropriate forms of identification. Acceptable forms of ID are listed here.

Data source - ok.gov

Acceptable Forms of ID

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  • Other Form

    The law requires a document used for proof of identity for voting to 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.