ADA — Friday, Feb. 10, is the last day to apply for voter registration for anyone who is not currently registered in order to be eligible to vote in the Ada Municipal Primary Election to be held March 7, according to the Pontotoc County Election Board.

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 who are not currently registered in the county of their residence and persons who are registered but who need to change their registration information may apply to register or to change name, address or political affiliation by filling out and mailing an Oklahoma Voter Registration Application form in time to be postmarked no later than Feb. 10, 2006.

Applications postmarked after that time still will be accepted and processed, but the applications will not be approved until after the March 7, 2006 election.

The County Election Board will respond in writing to each person who submits an application for voter registration. The response will be either a Voter Identification Card listing the new voter’s precinct number and polling place location or a letter that explains the reason or reasons the application for voter registration was not approved. Any person who has submitted a voter registration application and who has not received a response within 30 days should contact the County Election Board office.

Oklahoma Voter Registration Application forms are available at the Election Board Office, located in Room 202, second floor of the Pontotoc County Courthouse and at all Post Offices and Public Libraries in the county. Applications also are available in the following locations in Pontotoc County.

Ada, Allen, Roff and Stonewall Tag Agencies; The Department of Human Services; Department of Rehabilitation Services; Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse; Department of Health and the Chickasaw Nutrition Services.

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