2022 ELECTION
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Legislative and statewide elections can have a tremendous impact on public education in Oklahoma.

On this page, you’ll find information and resources related to 2022 elections designed to encourage voter engagement.

KEY DATES

Primary Election Key Dates

June 3: Voter Registration Deadline

June 13: Absentee Ballot Request Deadline (5 p.m.)

June 23-24: Early Voting at County Election Board (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

June 25: Early Voting at County Election Board (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

June 28: Election Day (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

 

Primary Run-off Election Key Dates

July 29: Voter Registration Deadline

Aug. 8: Absentee Ballot Request Deadline (5 p.m.)

Aug. 18-19: Early Voting at County Election Board  8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Aug. 20: Early Voting at County Election Board (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Aug. 23: Election Day (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

 

General Election Key Dates

Oct. 14: Voter Registration Deadline

Oct. 24: Absentee Ballot Request Deadline (5 p.m.)

Nov. 2-4: Early Voting at County Election Board (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Nov. 5: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Nov. 8: Election Day (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

ABSENTEE AND EARLY VOTING

Can’t make it to the polls on election day? No problem. It’s easy to vote in advance and make sure your vote counts!

Absentee Voting

  • Any registered voter in Oklahoma may vote by standard absentee ballot. It is not necessary to give a reason for voting absentee, but standard absentee ballots must be notarized.
  • Special absentee ballots are available for physically incapacity voters and their caregivers; nursing home or veteran’s center voters; military or overseas voters; emergency incapacitated voters; and first responders and emergency workers. For more information, click here.
  • You may apply for standard absentee ballots for one election, for several elections or for all elections in which you are eligible to vote during the calendar year in which the application is submitted.
  • You may submit your standard absentee ballot application via the OK Voter Portal or to the county election board by mail, by fax, or by email.
  • June 23 is the deadline to request an absentee ballot for the June 30 election.
  • Standard absentee ballots may be returned to the county election board in person, by mail or by a private mail service that has delivery documentation, such as FedEx or UPS. First class postage is required for U.S. mail.
  • Hand-delivered standard absentee ballots must be returned no later than the end of business hours on the day before the election, and the voter must show the same proof of identity required for in-person voting.
  • Standard absentee ballots returned by mail or private delivery service must be received by the County Election Board by 7 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.
  • For information on absentee voting, visit the state Election Board website.

Early Voting

  • Voters may cast an absentee ballot in person at the county election board office from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday before all elections. Early voting is also available from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Saturday immediately preceding a sate or federal Primary Election, Runoff Primary Election, General Election or Presidential Preferential Primary Election.

  • Early voting is also available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Wednesday preceding the General Election.
Information courtesy the state Election Board

SAMPLE BALLOTS

The Oklahoma State Election Board and county election boards make sample ballots available in advance of upcoming elections. To obtain sample ballots online, visit the state election board’s voter tool by clicking here.

LEGISLATIVE SEATS AND RACES IN OUR SCHOOL DISTRICT

Visit our election page for details about the legislative districts that fall within our school district boundaries. To find out which legislative district you are in, use the state Election Board’s online voter portal. Sample ballots will be available a few weeks before the election on the online voter portal.  Sample ballots also can be obtained at your county election board. Click here for a list of county election board addresses and contact information.