theadanews.com - Ada, Oklahoma

Living

April 16, 2013

Voter registration ends Friday for Byng election

Byng — Friday is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the May 14 Byng School Board special election, Pontotoc County Election Board Secretary Marilyn McDaniel said recently.

McDaniel said that persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma and at least 18 years old may apply to become registered voters.

Persons who have never been registered to vote before or are not currently registered in the county or district of their residence, and persons who are registered but need to change their registration information may apply by filling out and mailing an Oklahoma Voter Registration Application form in time for it to be postmarked no later than midnight Friday.

McDaniel said applications postmarked after that time still will be accepted and processed, but the applications will not be approved until after May 14.

The election board responds in writing to every person who submits an application for voter registration.  The response is either a voter identification card listing the new voter’s precinct number and polling location or a letter that explains the reason the application was not approved.  

McDaniel said that any person who has submitted a voter registration application and has not received a response within 30 days should contact the election board office.

Oklahoma voter registration application forms are available at the election board office, located at 131 W. 13th St. in Ada, and at most post offices, tag agencies, and public libraries in the county. Applications also are available on the Internet at www.elections.ok.gov.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Living
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Stocks
Poll

Are you pleased that Oklahoma has repealed Common Core standards for public school students?

Yes
No
     View Results