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Early Voting Begins, Absentee Deadline Approaches
08/14/2014


New Oklahoma law changes ‘early’ voting to the prior Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; affects August 26th  Runoff Primary Election.


A new state law which took effect on November 1, 2013, changes the dates and times voters have come to expect for early voting in Oklahoma. Now, early voting begins on Thursday and continues on Friday and Saturday, Texas County Election Board Secretary Glenda L. Williams explained today. Of special note, early voting is no longer conducted on Monday.


These changes have occurred due to the approval of SB 869, which was signed into law in May, 2013. As a result, Thursday, August 22nd is the first day for in-person absentee, aka “early” voting, in the August 26th Runoff Primary Eleciton, Williams said.


The new law also adjusts the hours for Saturday in-person absentee voting.  Saturday voting now takes place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Williams explained that during federal and state elections such as this one, voter turnout is often heavier and providing early voting on Saturday gives voters an additional opportunity to vote before election day.


    More information about absentee voting in Oklahoma, as well as other election-related information, is available at www.elections.ok.gov.

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Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots Nears
Less than a week remains for registered voters in Texas County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the August 26 Primary Runoff ELECTION, County Election Board Secretary Glenda L. Williams said today.
    Applications for absentee ballots must be in the hands of the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, to be processed.
    Any registered voter eligible to vote in the election may vote by absentee ballot without stating a reason, Williams said.  Absentee voters may apply in person at the County Election Board office or may send their applications by mail, fax, or e-mail. Voters also may apply for absentee ballots for the following reasons:
Registered voters who are physically incapacitated and voters who care for physically incapacitated persons who cannot be left unattended may apply for absentee ballots only by mail, fax, e-mail, or via an agent who is at least 16 years of age and who is not employed by or related within the third degree of consanguinity or affinity to any person whose name appears on the ballot.
Registered voters who are confined to nursing homes in the county may apply by mail, by fax, by e-mail, or via an agent who is at least 16 years of age and who is not employed by or related within the third degree of consanguinity or affinity to any person whose name appears on the ballot.
Military personnel, residents of Texas County living overseas, and the spouses and dependents of each group may apply only by mail, by fax, or by e-mail.  For more information and instructions, military and overseas voters may visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program website: www.fvap.gov/oklahoma.
    For more information on absentee voting, contact the County Election Board at 301 N Main St.  The telephone number is 580-338-7644.  The County Election Board’s fax number is 580-338-2618.

 

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