2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 26. Elections
§26-4-110.1. Time for submission of voter registration applications - Notice of disposition.

26 OK Stat § 26-4-110.1 (2015) What's This?

A. Voter registration applications may be submitted at any time. However, completed applications received by the State Election Board, any county election board, any agency designated to accept voter registration applications or any motor license agent as part of a driver license or identification card application twenty-four (24) or fewer days prior to an election; any mail application postmarked or any electronic application submitted twenty-four (24) or fewer days prior to an election or any mail application received without a postmark nineteen (19) or fewer days prior to an election shall not be approved for that election if the applicant's residence is located within the geographical boundaries of the entity for which the election is being conducted.

B. No more than seven (7) days after any election, each county election board secretary for the county of the applicant's residence shall send a notice of disposition as required in Section 4-103.1 of this title to all persons whose voter registration applications were received twenty-four (24) or fewer days prior to the election.

C. Registration for voting purposes occurs when a completed voter registration application is approved by the county election board secretary for the county of the applicant's residence and on the date that the information is entered into the voter registration database for the county of the applicant's residence.

D. Registration for candidate filing or party affiliation purposes occurs at the earliest time the completed voter registration application is received at the State Election Board, any county election board, any agency designated to accept voter registration applications or any Motor License Agent as part of a driver license or identification card application provided that the application subsequently is approved by the secretary of the county election board for the county of the applicant's residence; or, in the case of mail applications, registration for candidate filing or party affiliation purposes shall occur at the time when the completed voter registration application is postmarked provided that the application subsequently is approved by the secretary of the county election board for the county of the applicant's residence; or, in the case of a mail application received without a postmark, registration for candidate filing or party affiliation purposes shall occur at the earliest time when the completed application is received by the State Election Board or any county election board provided that the application is subsequently approved by the secretary of the county election board for the county of the applicant's residence.

Added by Laws 1994, c. 260, § 12, eff. Jan. 1, 1995. Amended by Laws 2010, c. 189, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2011; Laws 2015, c. 87, § 5, eff. Nov. 1, 2015.

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