Frequently Asked Questions
You must send a written request to the County Election Board in the the county in which you are registered to vote. You can apply online or print an application form by following this link:
You cannot request an absentee ballot by telephone. You may fax your completed application to us at 405-366-0209
To make any changes to your voter registration, send in a new voter registration application. You may get an application at any tag agency, post office, public library or Election Board office. You may download and print an application by using the following link. The original application must be delivered to our office, in person or through the mail.
In even-numbered years political affiliation changes will not be processed between April 1 and August 31. Changes to political affiliation submitted during this time will be held and will not process until September 1.
You cannot make changes in your voter registration online or by telephone.
How close to an election can I change my party affiliation?
You may submit your voter registration application form with a party change on it at any time. However, voter identification cards cannot be issued during the 24 days prior to an election. If your registration application is received by the county election board during the 24 days before an election, changes will not be made until after the election, and you will not receive your updated voter identification card until after the election.
Also, you may not change your political affiliation during the period from April 1 through August 31, inclusive, in any even-numbered year. The last day on which you may change your political affiliation before the closed period is March 31; the first day on which you may change your political affiliation after the closed period is September 1.
Here is a link to the Oklahoma State Election Board's page discussing Voter Registration: http://www.ok.gov/elections/Voter_Info/Register_to_Vote/index.html
If you are interested in becoming a precinct official in Cleveland County, you may contact our Precinct Official Coordintor, Jodi Marti at (405)366-0210.
In order to become a precinct official, you must be a registered voter in Cleveland County. All precinct officials must attend a training session in order to be eligible to be placed as a worker for future elections. Precinct officials work from 6:30 a.m. until the polls have been closed (7:00 p.m.) and all of the closing duties have been performed. The rate of pay, per election, for precinct officials is currently $97 plus mileage for Inspectors and $87 for Clerks and Judges.
Military voters can contact the Voting Assistance Officers in their units for application forms and information. Overseas voters may obtain the same materials at United States military installations, embassies and consulates. More information and application forms may be found at the Federal Voting Assistance Program website-
The deceased voter's next-of-kin may complete and sign a "Cancellation of Registration of Deceased Voter" form at the polling place. The next-of-kin may also send a written statement regarding the voter's death (including the voter's complete name, address and date of birth) to our office, 641 E. Robinson, Suite 200, Norman, OK 73071. The request must have two witnesses.
Yes! If you are a registered voter in Cleveland County, you can vote at our office from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the Thursday and Friday before all elections.
For State and Federal Elections only, you can vote at our office or at the S. Penn Campus of the Moore Norman Technology Center, 13301 S. Penn, Oklahoma City. For State and Federal Elections, voting is from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the Thursday and Friday before the election as well as from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Saturday before the election. Our office is located at 641 E. Robinson St., Suite 200, Norman, OK.