January 13, 2022
By News Director Jared Atha
Friday (Jan. 14) is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the February 8 Canute Public School Board election according to local county election officials.
Persons who are United States Citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 17 ½ years old are eligible to apply for voter registration. However, you must be at least 18 years old to vote.
Applications must be received by the County Election Board or postmarked no later than midnight, Friday. Applications postmarked after that time will be accepted, but will not be processed until after the February 8 Election. Applications may also be submitted to any motor vehicle agency that is also an official voter registration agency by the submission deadline.
Applicants will be notified in writing when their application has been processed. Approved voters will receive a Voter Identification Card in the mail. Some may receive a letter that explains the reason or reasons the application was not approved. Those who do not receive a response within 30 days of submitting their application should contact their County Election Board office immediately.
Applications must be approved by the County Election Board Secretary in order to vote.
Registered voters who have moved to a new county from a different county or state will need to complete a new Voter Registration Application in order to be eligible for elections in the county they currently live in.
Voter Registration Applications can be downloaded from the State Election Board website at oklahoma.gov/elections. You may also complete a form at your County Election Board. Most post offices, tag agencies, and public libraries have applications available upon request.
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