Provides Voting Basics

Next month voters will cast ballots in the November 8 general election, selecting their choice for federal and state decision makers.

Participating is key in electing candidates who reflect your values. Large voter turnout helps ensure the future more accurately reflects the will of the people, because values and needs differ from voter to voter., a one-stop educational voting resource, helps inform and inspire every Oklahoman to accomplish more by working together. The website also connects Oklahomans with voter registration resources and information on upcoming elections.

Information about how to register to vote, updating registration, finding polling places, absentee ballots and how to get involved is available at The website also features a sign-up for Election Day reminders, an informational newsletter and an Election Day checklist.

Voter registration deadline for the November 8 general election is October 14. If you are already registered, check your registration and make sure your information is up to date.

Be sure and plan ahead. Now is the time to plan your trip to the polls, study the candidates’ views and make sure others have transportation to the voting booth on Election Day.

Small notes or marked sample ballots are acceptable at the polling place, as long as they are out of public view. 

Review a sample ballot before going to the polls at Research any questions on the ballots ahead of time and be prepared when arriving at your polling location.

Take Your Neighbor to the Polls! Have conversations with family, friends and neighbors. Make sure everyone has a plan and is ready to vote. Assist them with finding their polling place or offer to ride together to the polls.

It is essential for each voice to be heard and to Vote Your Values.

For more information on registering to vote, a voter checklist or to see important dates, visit  

Chickasaw Times October 2022