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Voting Information and Resources

Voter Registration Contest

Each year the University of Oklahoma competes in a Voter Registration Contest coordinated by the Oklahoma Campus Compact and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. This year the contest runs from June 1st to October 12th.

The Carl Albert Center's Civic Engagement Fellows coordinate the contest efforts on OU's campus and partners with various organizations on campus. If you would like more information on how to get involved, please contact on of the Fellows. 

Please check back soon to find out where we will have information tables set up on campus.

2018-19 Civic Engagement Fellows
Carson Ball
Stephen Cromwell
Madison Morrow

Important Dates and Deadlines

 June 26
Primary Election
August 28
Runoff Primary Election
November 6
General Election
Last Day to Register:June 1August 3October 12
Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots:June 20 at 5:00 p.m.August 22 at 5:00 p.m.October 31 at 5:00 p.m.
Early Voting: (County Election Board)June 21-22, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and June 23 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.August 23-24, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and August 25, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.November 1-2, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and November 3, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Find Us On Campus

Check out our information tables around campus! There will be voter registration forms, information on how to request an absentee ballot, information about voting in Oklahoma, and more. 

9/4/201811:45-12:45 p.m.Union
9/5/20184:14-5:15 p.m.Union
9/10/20184:00-5:00 p.m.Union
9/11/20188:00-9:00 p.m.Bizzell
9/12/20184:15-5:15 p.m.Union
9/17/20184:00-5:00 p.m.Union
9/17/20189:00-10:00 p.m.Bizzell
9/18/201811:45-12:45 p.m.Union
9/18/20188:00-9:00 p.m.Bizzell
9/19/20188:00-9:00 p.m.Bizzell
9/24/20189:00-10:00 p.m.Bizzell
9/25/201811:45-12:45 p.m.Union
9/25/20182:00-3:00 p.m.Union
9/25/20188:00-9:00 p.m.Bizzell
9/26/20184:15-5:15 p.m.Union
10/1/20184:00-5:00 p.m.Union
10/1/20189:00-10:00 p.m.Bizzell
10/2/201811:45-12:45 p.m.Union
10/2/20188:00-9:00 p.m.Bizzell
10/3/20188:00-9:00 p.m.Bizzell
10/8/20184:00-5:00 p.m.Union
10/8/20189:00-10:00 p.m.Bizzell
10/9/201811:45-12:45 p.m.Union
10/9/20188:00-9:00 p.m.Bizzell
10/10/20184:15-5:15 p.m.Union

Voter Resources

The Oklahoma Election Board has online tools for voters who want to update their voter registration information, confirm registration status, find a polling place, track an absentee ballot, or view a sample ballot. You can also download a voter registration application. The deadline to register for the November 6, 2018 general election is October 12, 2018.

Oklahoma Voter Registration Application

Oklahoma Online Voter Registration Update

Online Voter Tool

Request an Absentee Ballot

The deadline to request absentee ballots ahead of each election is in the chart above. Please be aware that your absentee ballot will need to be notorized before you mail it to your local elction board. We are working on a list of notary publics on campus willing to notarize absentee ballots for students. 

Absentee Ballot

2018 State Questions

There are currently two state questions that will be up for a vote in 2018, State Question 788 for a vote on the June 26 State Primary ballot and State Question 794 for a vote on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot.

More Information

Who are your legislators?

This tool will help you find your federal and state elected officials. You might want to check your registration status with the Online Voter Tool above to make sure you are registed for your current address. 

Look-up Legislators