Not many states get an iconic Broadway song that teaches everyone how to spell its name, but you know what, Oklahoma? You deserve it. After all, the Center of the Universe is in Oklahoma. Ok fine, it's just a spot with a weird acoustic anomaly, but still, pretty cool. Oklahoma is holding its statewide primary and general elections on June 28 and November 8, respectively. There will also be a primary runoff and special election in August and various local elections elections in February, April, and May. Here's what you need to know about voting this year in the Sooner state. (Source: Ballot Ready)

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Key Dates

Jun 3

Primary Registration Deadline

Jun 13

Primary Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Jun 18

Primary Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Jun 23 – Jun 25

Early Voting (Primary)

Jun 28

Primary Election

Nov 8

General Election

Oklahoma Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

    Register Here
  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Sadly, no. So do it now! Then reward yourself with a cookie.

    do it
  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    It depends. You must be registered as a Republican to vote in the Republican Party Primary. In addition to registered Democrats, independent voters may vote in the Democratic Party primaries.

  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! If you're registered you can request to have your ballot mailed to you, you just have to do that by June 13th. Then, you can fill it out and mail it, fax it, or return in person by June 28th. Be aware that if you do not have a specific reason to use an absentee ballot, you are required to include a notarized affidavit. You can request your absentee ballot here.

    Request Here
  • Can I vote early? (primary)

    Yes. June 22nd-25th.

  • Do I need an ID?

    Yes, yes you do. A voter identification card, any federal ID, Oklahoma ID, or federally recognized tribal government ID. Get all the details here from VoteRiders.

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what's new in oklahoma voting since 2020

You remember voting in 2020, right? Fun times? Maybe? Anyway, here's what's new for 2022. The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot has changed, so make sure that you apply for an absentee ballot by the 15th day before the election. The good news is that the hours are expanded for early voting. For general elections, early voting will be available Wednesday through Saturday. For primary elections, early voting will be available Thursday through Saturday.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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