Home > Uncategorized > Deadline to request absentee ballots approaches

Deadline to request absentee ballots approaches

Bookmark and Share

Registered voters in Logan County who want to vote by mail absentee ballot in Tuesday’s City of Guthrie and City of Crescent, Municipal Election have until this Wednesday at 5 p.m. to request one, County Election Board Secretary Erin Dorio said today.

Logan County Election Board Secretary Erin Dorio. Photo By Chris Evans

Logan County Election Board Secretary Erin Dorio. Photo By Chris Evans

“If absentee voters miss Wednesday’s deadline, they aren’t out of luck, however,” Dorio said.

Related story: Candidates file for Guthrie city council and mayor positions; election set for April 7

Related story: Early voting begins on Thursday, April 2

Voters who want to cast absentee ballots still can do so in person at the County Election Board office on Thursday, April 2, or Friday, April 3. A two-member, bipartisan Absentee Voting Board will be on duty each day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday to assist absentee voters.

“In-person absentee voters fill out an application form when they get to the office. They are not required to give any reason for voting absentee,” Dorio said. “They are required to swear that they have not voted a regular mail absentee ballot and that they will not vote at their polling place on election day.”

According to Dorio, the Absentee Voting board verifies a voter’s registration information. Then, the Board issues all the appropriate ballots to the voter. The voter marks the ballots in a voting booth and then casts them in the voting device. “It is very much like voting at a precinct polling place,” said Dorio.

For more information, contact the Logan County Election Board, located at 224 E Vilas, Guthrie, OK 73044. Their phone number is (405) 282-1900.

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized

Share Your Comments

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: