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State Election Board announce free absentee voting services

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Posted at 1:44 PM, Jun 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 13:22:09-04

With a big election primary coming up on June 30, the state election board announced plans to help Oklahomans vote in the day and age of coronavirus.

Several banks and financial institutions across Oklahoma plan to offer free absentee voting services to those who are worried about exposure at their polling location.

One of more of the below services will be offered:

  • Free ID copy (lobby and/or drive-thru)
  • Free absentee ballot notarization (lobby and/or drive-thru)
Banks and credit unions are in almost every community in Oklahoma. They’re our neighbors and community partners and they realize the importance of democracy. That’s why we’re excited to work with these financial institutions to ensure that every voter—both customers and non-customers alike—have free and convenient absentee services available to them.
Paul Ziriax | Secretary of the State Election Board

Interested voters can find a list of the banks and financial institutions offering absentee voting services here.

Community banks across Oklahoma are excited for the opportunity to make absentee voting easier for all Oklahomans.
Adrian Beverage | Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President for Government Relations for the Oklahoma Bankers

The last day to apply for an absentee ballot is the Tuesday before Election Day at 5 p.m. All absentee ballots must be received no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Interested voters can apply for absentee ballots online using this OK Voter Portal.

Applications can also be downloaded here.

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