Registration required by Friday

Wednesday, 30 July 2008
August 1, is the last day to apply for voter registration for voters in Tulsa County to be eligible to vote in Elections to be held August 26, 2008, Patty Bryant, Secretary of the Tulsa County Election Board said.  Bryant said there would be a Special Election in the City of Jenks and the City of Owasso and it would be determined on the July 29th Primary Election if there would be any State and County Runoff Elections. She urged voters with questions about their eligibility or about the location of their polling place to contact the Tulsa County Election Board office at 596-5787 before Election Day.

Bryant said that 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 by filling out and mailing an Oklahoma Voter Registration Application form in time for it to be postmarked no later than midnight Friday, August 1, 2008.

Bryant said that applications postmarked after August 1st still will be accepted and processed, but the application will not be approved nor will the voter be eligible to vote until after the August 26th Elections.

The County Election Board will respond in writing to each person who submits an application for voter registration.  The response is 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.  Bryant said that 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 County Election Board office located at 555 North Denver Avenue, in Tulsa, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Bryant said that applications are also available at most post offices, most public libraries, and all tag agencies, and are also available on the Internet at  However, applications found on the Internet must be downloaded, printed, filled out, signed and mailed or hand delivered to the Tulsa County Election Board or Oklahoma State Election Board.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 July 2008 )