The deadline to request absentee ballots by mail is approaching. Applications must be received by the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. Monday, January 24.
Okmulgee County Election Board Secretary, Ashley Carnes, says absentee voting is available to all voters and can be submitted in several ways.
“In Oklahoma, no excuse is needed to vote by absentee ballot, and it’s easy to apply! Voters can submit their application online, in-person, by fax, mail, or even email.”
Voters can apply online using the OK Voter Portal at Applications are also available at the County Election Board or downloaded at
Carnes reminds voters that only applicants can submit their absentee ballot applications. It is against the law to submit an absentee ballot application for another person.
Voters with questions about absentee voting should contact the County Election Board at 918-756-2365 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The Okmulgee County Election Board is located at 314 W. 7th Street, Room 102, Okmulgee, and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.