Register To Vote

OK Voter Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible to vote in Oklahoma, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be an Oklahoma resident.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have not been legally determined to be incapacitated.
  • Have not been legally determined to be partially incapacitated with a prohibition on voting.
  • Completed the term of judgment, after a felony conviction, AND a period of time equal to the length of sentence passed.*

You must have your voter registration card at least 24 days before any election in which you wish to vote. Voter registration cards cannot be issued during the 24 days prior to an election.

Registering to Vote in OK

In order to register to vote, you’ll need to fill out an Oklahoma Voter Registration Application. Courtesy of the Oklahoma State Election Board website, you can download it or just pick one up from your local tag agent.

You’ll need to provide the following information on your registration application:

  • Name and address.
  • Political affiliation.
  • Birthdate.
  • Driver’s license number.
    • If you don’t have a driver’s license, provide your Social Security number.

There is an oath on the registration form. You must sign and date the oath, swearing that you are eligible to vote.

You may mail your application to the address on the form.

If you complete your voter registration application at your local tag agent’s office, they will mail it to the State Election Board for you.

Military & Overseas Voter Registration

In Oklahoma, you are permitted to vote absentee if you are:

  • A member of the U.S. military or their spouse/dependent.
  • A Merchant Marine or their spouse/dependent.
  • Living/working outside of the United States.

You can register to vote, update your voter registration information, and/or request an absentee ballot by using the Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request Federal Post Card Application (Form 76). You can either:

 

Absentee Voting in Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s out-of-state citizens can register to vote using the mail-in application (see Register to Vote in Oklahoma above).

However, anyone can apply to vote absentee – whether or not they’re out of state on Election Day.

You can apply to vote absentee by using:

  • The Oklahoma Online Absentee Application (online application).
    • Application deadline is 5 p.m. on the Wednesday before Election Day.
  • The Oklahoma Absentee Ballot Application (paper application).
    • Application deadline is 5 p.m. on the Wednesday before Election Day.
    • Mailed applications postmarked on or before the deadline do not count if they are received after the deadline.

Once you receive your absentee ballot, you must complete it and deliver it to your county election board by mail before 7 p.m. on Election Day.