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 11th.
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.
OU Votes Chairs
Coalition Outreach: Cricket Kaya firstname.lastname@example.org
Programming: Kamryn Yanchick email@example.com
Public Relations: Taylor Crossley Taylor.K.Crossleyfirstname.lastname@example.org
Recruitment/Volunteer: Hannah Frome email@example.com
Important Dates and Deadlines
|March 3 |
Presidental Primary Election
|Last Day to Register:||February 7, 2020||June 5, 2020||October 9, 2020|
|Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots:||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Early Voting: (County Election Board)||TBA||TBA||TBA|
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.
|Monday, August 26||11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Union Courtyard|
|Monday, August 26||7:00-9:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Bizzell Library, LL1|
|Tuesday, August 27||11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Union Courtyard|
|Thursday, August 29||5:00-8:00 p.m.||Sen. Booker Block Party||Campus Corner, Volare|
|Tuesday, September 3||7:00-9:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Bizzell Library, LL1|
|Wednesday, September 4||11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Union|
|Thursday, September 5||11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Union|
|Monday, September 9||1:00-3:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Union|
|Wednesday, September 11||7:00-9:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Bizzell Library, LL1|
|Wednesday, September 18||1:00-3:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Union|
|Thursday, September 19||7:00-9:00 p.m.||OU Votes Tabling||Bizzell Library, LL1|
|Thursday, August 29||6:00-7:00 p.m.||OU Votes Volunteer Training||Monnet Hall Rm 101|
|Thursday, September 12||7:00-9:00 p.m.||Democratic Primary Debate Watch Party||TBA|
|Tuesday, September 24||TBA||National Voter Registration Day||TBA|
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.
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.
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.