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Elections and Voter Resources

This guide will help you become a registered and informed voter.

It's Your Future

"The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter."

-Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

Register to VOTE!

The Government Information Department has Oklahoma Voter Registration forms available. Come see us to get registered to vote or to update your registration information!

Dates to Remember

Election Day - November 4

See a list of upcoming elections in Oklahoma by county.  

Below is a list of dates you will need to know to vote in these county elections. (Request an absentee ballot here)

FAQs

Am I Eligible to Vote?

If you are a U.S. Citizen and over the age of 18, you can vote! You just need to register if you have not before.

I'm not registered to vote yet. How do I register?

You are in luck! Forms are available in the Government Documents Department on the 2nd floor of the Library. To vote in Oklahoma, the deadline to register is October 10. 

I forgot if I am already registered. How do I check?

For Oklahoma, contact your county election board, or use the Oklahoma Voter Tool. If you registered in another state, click HERE and scroll to your state. 

I don't know the county where I am registered?

Don't worry. Just type your city or zip code HERE to find your county name. 

I'm registered to vote in OKC, but will be in Edmond all day. Can I just vote in Edmond?

No. You must vote at your own polling place where you are registered. For Oklahoma, check this Polling Locator.

I'm on campus and won't be able to make it home to vote. Can I vote with an absentee ballot? 

YES! First, make sure you are registered. Then go HERE and select your state to apply. Note that you will still be required to print off and mail your ballot BEFORE any deadlines. Check HERE for deadline details.

Do I have to show an ID to vote?

In Oklahoma, yes you do. A valid Oklahoma driver's licesnse, a state identification card, a passport, or a military ID are all accepted. Check with the State Election Board for more information. 

UCO's American Democracy Project

The American Democracy Project at UCO is dedicated to preparing engaged and informed citizens. Learn more about the ADP and their activities on their website.