Less than 5 hours remain for registered voters in Tulsa County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the June 24 State and County Primary Election, City of Tulsa Primary Election and City of Skiatook Special Election.Applications for absentee ballots must be in the hands of the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. today, June 18, to be processed.Any registered voter eligible to vote in the election may vote by absentee ballot without stating a reason.Absentee voters may apply in person at the County Election Board office or may send their applications by fax or e-mail.Voters also may apply for absentee ballots for the following reasons:
Registered voters who are physically incapacitated and voters who care for physically incapacitated persons who cannot be left unattended may apply for absentee ballots only by fax, e-mail or via an agent who is at least 16 years old and who is not employed by or related within the third degree of consanguinity or affinity to any person whose name appears on the ball
Registered voters who are confined to nursing homes in the county may apply by fax, e-mail or via an agent who is at least 16 years of age and who is not employed by or related within the third degree of consanguinity or affinity to any person whose name appears on the ballot.
Military personnel, residents of Tulsa County living overseas, and the spouses and dependents of each group may apply only by fax, or by e-mail. For more information and instructions, military and overseas voters may visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program website: www.fvap.gov/oklahoma.
For more information on absentee voting, contact the County Election Board at 555 N. Denver, Tulsa.The telephone number is (918) 596-5780. The County Election Board's fax number is (918) 596-5775.For additional election-related information, visit: www.elections.ok.gov.
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