Deadline to Register to Vote Approaching

September 28, 2020

By News Director Jared Atha

Election officials remind the public that Friday, October 9th, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the November 3, 2020 General Election.

According to election officials persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 18 years old may apply to become registered voters.

Those who aren’t registered or need to change their registration may apply by filling out and mailing an Oklahoma Voter Registration Application form in time for it to be postmarked no later than midnight Friday, October 9th.

Applications postmarked after that time will be accepted and processed, but not until after November 3rd.

Officials say County Election Boards respond in writing to every person who submits an application for voter registration. The response is either a voter identification card listing the new voter’s precinct number and polling place location or a letter that explains the reason or reasons the application for voter registration was not approved. Any person who has submitted a voter registration application and who has not received a response within 30 days should contact the County Election Board office.

Oklahoma Voter Registration Application forms are available at the County Election Board offices, and at most post offices, tag agencies and public libraries. Applications also are available at elections.ok.gov.