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Oklahoma allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for voting in general, special, and primary elections for Federal and State offices even if you have not requested an absentee ballot be sent to you.
Open Back-up Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot
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Only the following blocks of the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation are required:
Block 1: Oklahoma does not require voter registration.
However, if you are not registered to vote, you will become
registered upon submission of a valid Voter Declaration/
Block 2: Select the category that describes you.
Block 3: Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any name under
which you were previously registered to vote in Oklahoma.
Block 4: Date of Birth
Enter the last four digits of your Social Security number OR
your valid Oklahoma Driver's License number. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, please indicate
this in Block 9. The State shall assign a number that will serve
to identify you for voter registration purposes.
Block 5: Recommended but not required. Provide your contact
information to allow your local election official to follow up if
more information is required.
Block 6: Enter your political party affiliation if you want to
vote in primary elections.
Block 7: Complete street address of your Oklahoma voting
residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address
includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. This
address must be within the county where you claim legal
Block 8: Enter your current mailing address.
Block 9: Provide any information that may assist the local
election official in accepting this ballot or application.
Affirmation: Sign and date. No witness or notary required.
Once the ballot is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope. Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and seal.
Open Security Envelope Template
Open Postage-Paid Envelope Template
The postage-paid envelope may be used in the U.S. postal system which includes: all U.S. Military Post Offices (APO/FPO) overseas or through the diplomatic pouch available at U.S. Embassies/Consulates
You must mail your back-up Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot to your local election official. Find your county or city in the address list below to locate your election official.
Open Election Official Address List
Don't know your county? Go to the county finder. Don't know your zip code? Go to the United States Postal Service website.
If you choose to email your FWAB, you must email it as a signed, scanned attachment to the DoD Electronic Transmission Service at email@example.com with instructions to forward it by fax to your local election office. Include ballot, voter affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver.
If you choose to fax, it is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official (fax numbers can be found on Oklahoma's State Election website). You may also use our toll-free fax service:
Inside the U.S.? Fax to: 1-800-368-8683 (703)-693-5527 DSN 223-5527
Outside the U.S.? Show me a list of toll-free fax numbers.
Open Fax/Email Coversheet
More Information on Oklahoma's Absentee Voting Guidelines
Oklahoma State Election website
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Last updated: 09.18.2013