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 in person at the county election board office, print an application form, or online:
You cannot request an absentee ballot by telephone. You may fax your completed application to us at 405-366-0209.
Changing Your Registration
If you need to change your name, your address or your political affiliation, you must fill out another voter registration application form, or you can update your voter registration information online. You may change your registration at any time with one exception.
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.
You cannot make changes in your voter registration 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, Joy Harris 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 $110 plus mileage for Inspectors and $100 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-
A deceased voter's registration may be canceled upon request of the voter's next of kin.
The deceased voter's next of kin may complete the Request to Cancel Registration of Deceased Voter and send it to the Cleveland County Election Board, 641 E. Robinson, Suite 200, Norman, OK 73071. The request must be notarized or witnessed by two persons.
Use of the official form is not required, however. The deceased voter's next of kin may send a written statement regarding the voter's death to the County Election Board in the county where the deceased voter is registered. The statement must include the voter's complete name, address and date of birth. This statement must be notarized or witnessed by two persons. A certified copy of a death certificate may also be provided to the County Election Board.
The next of kin also may complete the "Request to Cancel Registration of Deceased Voter" at his or her polling place on election day.
Get the "Request to Cancel Registration of Deceased Voter" form here.
Yes! If you are a registered voter in Cleveland County, you can vote 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 the Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 615 E. Robinson, 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.