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State Election Board encourages registration. October 9 deadline for new registrations. And, a word from the Postal Service about mail-in ballots

The City Sentinel Staff Report   National Voter Registration Day was marked on September 22 across the nation. The Oklahoma State Election Board supported the effort by encouraging citizens across the state to register to vote. The State Election Board is reminding Oklahomans that the deadline to register for the November 3 General Election is quickly […]

Oklahomans encouraged to request absentee ballots now for August 25 runoff election

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma voters are encouraged to request their absentee ballot for the August 25 primary runoff election as soon as possible. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is 5 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug 18, but election officials urge people to request one now if they are concerned […]

Absentee Ballot Deadline approaches; Early Voting Scheduled for Primary Election

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Voters have until 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, to request a mail absentee ballot for the June 30 Primary Election, State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Friday (June 19). Voters can apply for absentee ballots online using the OK Voter Portal. Applications can also be downloaded from […]

Oklahoma financial institutions offer free absentee voting services

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Secretary of the Oklahoma State Election Board has partnered with representatives of the Oklahoma Bankers Association, Oklahoma Credit Union Association, and Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma to announce that financial institutions across the state plan to offer free absentee voting services to all Oklahoma voters. Participating banks and credit […]

Oklahoma state Senate sends to governor measure aiming to ‘protect election integrity’ in absentee voting process

The City Sentinel Staff Report   The Oklahoma Senate voted 38-9 to approve a bill Thursday (May 7) aiming to protect election integrity in the absentee ballot process. The bill now heads to the governor’s desk for consideration. Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, is author of the bill. A release from the […]

Oklahoma Supreme Court drops notary requirement for absentee ballot voting

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Today, May 4, the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down state procedures requiring notarization for absentee ballots. A majority of the court cited the global pandemic in reaching its decision. The majority directed Oklahoma state Election Board secretary to allow voters to self-notarize ballots for the June […]

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