Oklahoma elections, 2013
Oklahoma election information for 2013 is listed below.
|On the 2013 ballot|
Exceptions include special elections.
Find current election news and links here.
Voting in Oklahoma
- See also: Voting in Oklahoma
Important voting information
- Oklahoma uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
- The deadline for registration is 25 days prior to the election.
- As of January 2015, Oklahoma is one of the 30 states that have not implemented full online voter registration.
- See also: Absentee voting by state
For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Oklahoma, please visit our absentee voting by state page.
Oklahoma is one of 34 states that have early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting is held on the Thursday and Friday (and Saturday for state and federal elections only) immediately preceding Election Day. The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.
Elections Performance Index
Oklahoma ranked 46th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Oklahoma received an overall score of 52 percent.
State of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City (capital)
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