Oklahoma Election Law

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Voter Registration

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
MethodIn person, mail, online.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Deadline25 days before Election Day.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
AutomaticNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Same DayNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Absentee Ballot Application

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ExcuseNo excuse required.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
AutomaticNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Deadline5PM the Tuesday before Election Day.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Valid for X# of Cycles1No ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Absentee Ballot Return (other than by mail)

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Voter IDPhoto ID or registration card.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Drop BoxNo No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Return Deadline7PM on Election DayNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Ballot Harvesting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ProhibitedYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Limited 3rd PartyProhibitedNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Paid Political OperativesProhibitedNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Early Voting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
By MailYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - Absentee Ballot

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Signature VerificationYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Witness StatementYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Other-By executive order, copies of ID were acceptable instead of notarization.
Voters vulnerable to or infected with COVID-19 could cast their ballot under the "physical incapacitation" eligibility category.
No Legislative Activity
Cure ProcessNoNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - In Person

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Photo IDRequired; either photo ID or voter registration card.No ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Other OptionsVoter registration card.No ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Provisional BallotsUsed for voters without ID or whose names are not in the registry.No ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Voting Day

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Hours7AM-7PMNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Wait TimeNo LegislationNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
ElectioneeringProhibited within 300 feet of a ballot box.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
OtherNon-election officers "remaining" within 50 feet of a ballot box during an election is prohibited.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Voter Rolls

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Update FrequencyTwice annuallyNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Voter RemovalDeath, incapacity for voting purposes, felony conviction, moving, written request, or two years of voter inactivity.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity