How to Vote on Election Day

Q: When is Election Day?

A: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Q: How can I vote?

A: You may vote in person on Election Day at your polling location, vote early in person at your county election board, or absentee by mail. Oklahoma requires that you bring a valid state-issued ID (voter registration card, driver’s license, or state ID card) or military ID. Click HERE to request a ballot by mail.

Q: How do I register to vote or update my voter registration?

A: You must fill out a voter registration application form. Voter registration applications are available at your County Election Board, post offices, tag agencies, libraries and many other public locations. You will be offered a voter registration application when you get your driver’s license and when you apply for assistance at some government agencies. You also may download an application form. Visit the State Election Board for more information about registering to vote.

Vote By Mail

Q: How can I request an absentee ballot?

A: You can click HERE to request your absentee ballot online. Be sure to submit it in well in advance of the deadline, October 31, 2018, to ensure it’s received on time.

Q: Is everyone eligible to vote by mail?


To vote by mail in Oklahoma, you must request a ballot by mail. This is the easiest way to never forget to vote.  Start by applying here. Applying online is fast, easy, and secure through the Oklahoma State Election Board’s website!

You can ask for any ballot you can vote on for the calendar year. Even if you have requested to vote by mail previously, you must make a new request every year. For example, if you requested to receive your ballot by mail in 2016 or 2017, you must make a new request for 2018.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the November general election is 5 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

Your Polling Location

Your polling location can be found by checking your registration with the Oklahoma State Election Board.

While searching for your polling location, we suggest that you double check your registration status closely for any corrections that need to be made.

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