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Make your plan to vote safely in Oklahoma

Nobody should have to risk their health to cast their ballot.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and delays with the U.S. Postal Service, here are our recommendations for voting safely while making sure your vote is counted!

Election Information

General Election: Tuesday, Nov. 3

Oklahoma voter registration deadline: Friday, Oct. 9

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

The early voting period runs from Thursday, Oct.  29 to Saturday, Oct. 31.

More information below.

How to Vote in Oklahoma

How to Vote in Oklahoma

Not sure where to start? We’ve got you. Here’s how to make a step-by-step plan to vote in the 2020 Election.

MAKE YOUR PLAN TO VOTE

Vote Absentee by Mail 
  1. Request your absentee ballotASAP. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is always 5 p.m. on Tuesday preceding the election.
    • On step four, select I am none of the above, but wish to vote by absentee ballot if you are voting absetnee due to COVID-19 concerns. 
  2. When your ballot arrives, read it carefully and follow the instructions to complete it and return it.
  3. You may also return your ballot in person at your County Election Board by Monday, Nov. 2 by close of business. You can find ballot tracking information here.
Vote Early In Person
  1. The safest way to vote in person is before November 3.
  2. The early voting period runs from Thursday, Oct.  29 to Saturday, Oct. 31, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live. Find your County Election Board office here
  3. You will need to show ID to vote in Oklahoma. You may show your Voter Identification card issued to you by your County Election Board. You may also show any document issued by the United States, the State of Oklahoma, or a federally recognized tribal government if it includes your name (must substantially match your name in the precinct registry), a photo, and an expiration date that is later than the election in which you are voting.

    • Acceptable forms include: Oklahoma driver's license; Oklahoma ID Card; US passport; tribal ID; or US military ID. 

    • If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a provisional ballot and prove your identity by signing a sworn affidavit.

  4. If you have any issues, contact the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE — save this number in your phone ahead of time just in case!
Vote on Election Day
  1. Find your polling place.
  2. Decide what time you're going. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. on November 3.
  3. Decide how you're going to get there. Will you walk, bike, drive, or take public transportation?
  4. Bring an ID and wear a mask.
    • Acceptable forms of ID include: Oklahoma driver's license; Oklahoma ID Card; US passport; tribal ID; or US military ID. 
  5. If you are in line by 7:00 p.m., stay in line. You have the right to vote!
  6. If you have any issues, contact the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE — save this number in your phone ahead of time just in case!

VOTER TOOLS

Check Your Registration Status

Make sure your voter registration is up to date.

CHECK MY REGISTRATION

Get an Absentee Ballot

Get your absentee ballot request form.

REQUEST MY BALLOT

Find Your Sample Ballot

View what will be on your ballot this election. 

Find Your ballot

Find a Notary

If you need your ballot notarized, find someone near you.

Find a Notary

Find Your Polling Place

Make sure you're at the right spot so your vote is counted.

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Endorsements

See the candidates Planned Parenthood Great Plains Votes has endorsed in Oklahoma. 

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