Our Homes, Our Votes,
Things You Need To Know:
1. Registration Deadline:
The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Friday, October 9, 2020.
The deadline to register in-person to vote is Friday, October 9, 2020.
The deadline to request a ballot by mail is Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
The early voting period runs from Thursday, October 29, 2020, to Saturday, October 31, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
2. Polling Times:
7 a.m. to 7 p.m
3. Is Early Voting Available:
Yes, 5 days before election day
4. Can I Vote by Mail:
Yes, You can register here.
*All voters can vote by mail without an excuse*
5. ID Needed for Voting:
Forms of identification (one required)
An Oklahoma driver's license
State identification card
A U.S. passport
A voter identification card received by mail from the County Election Board when you registered to vote. The law allows use of the voter identification card even though it does not include a photograph or an expiration date.
You are required to provide your date of birth. If you have a NC driver license or non-operator’s identification number, provide this number. If you do not have a NC driver license or ID card, then provide the last four digits of your social security number. If you have neither a NC driver license, NC DMV ID card or a social security number and you are registering to vote for the first time in North Carolina, attach a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address to this application
No ID requirement to vote by mail
6. Voting Without Address
In Oklahoma, the voter registration application includes the following language: If you do not have a street address or 911 address, you may write directions to your home or provide the legal description (section, township, range) of the location of your home. There is no mention of individuals who are homeless on the Oklahoma State Election Board website.
7. Interesting Notes
Oklahoma does require proof of identity to vote though voters may use the free voter identification card they received by mail from the County Election Board when they registered to vote.
A one-page snapshot of the information advocates need to make the case for socially just housing policy.