Election Day 2016 is almost here. Though the presidential race will top the ballot for voters Nov. 8, Oklahomans will also be voting on one U.S Senate seat, four U.S. House seats, seven state questions and much more. 

Make sure you’re registered to vote:

If you’re not registered to vote, the rest of this guide doesn’t matter.

The deadline to register to vote has passed, but you can confirm you’re registered here.

There’s still time to request an absentee ballot — the deadline is 5 p.m. Nov. 2. Apply for a ballot here.  Track your absentee ballot here.


Look at your county’s ballot:

Your county has sample ballots online, so you can get a feel for it before Election Day.

This online voter registration tool shows you the sample ballot in the county you’re registered in.

BallotReady lets you enter your address and allows you to compare candidates and gives you information on questions you’ll see on your ballot.


Questions you’ll see on the ballot:

Want more information on the seven state questions you’ll see on November’s ballot?

OKPolicy has a summary of each question with links to more background information and what supporters and opponents are saying.

The League of Women Voters, along with several other organizations, created a comprehensive voter guide with information on state questions, legislative and other elections.


How and when to vote:

Polls for the Nov. 8 election will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can use the online voter tool to find your polling place.

Early voting will be held at county elections boards on the following dates: Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Our election coverage:

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Opponents of SQ776 gather at courthouse to oppose putting death penalty in state question: If passed, SQ776 would codify the death penalty in Oklahoma’s Constitution, something opponents have argued is both unnecessary and potentially expensive should the measure be passed then later changed.

Oklahoma State Questions, a few answers: Factory farming, pennies for schools and wine in the grocery stories—these are all changes in the law Oklahoma voters will ponder in the upcoming general election this November, among seven state questions on the ballot.