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Midterm Early Voting Underway, OK Early Voting Begins 10/30
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:55 AM


While early voting for the nation's midterm elections has been underway in Arkansas and Texas, early voting for Oklahoma residents begins Thursday, Oct. 30, and runs through Saturday, Nov. 1.

The midterms include local, state, and national races for office, and it's worth a reminder that, according to Pew Research Center, only 15 percent of Americans are following the midterms very closely. Among 18 to 29 year olds, only 5 percent were following the election closely. The amount of attention increased with age, but even among 65+ voters, it was only 25 percent.

Help us Get Out the Vote! Tell your members and employees, take a friend with you to the polls, and vote early when you can.

Following are some links to help you navigate your state agencies for important election information.

Early voting for the general election begins between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. Early voting ends at 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 3. For more information about voting in Arkansas, please refer to the Arkansas Secretary of State website, election pages.

To take advantage of early voting, you may vote at any polling location in your county through Friday, Oct. 31. Check for early voting times and locations on your county voter registrar's website. And don't forget, Texans must show an approved photo ID when voting in person.

Early voting for Oklahoma begins Thursday, Oct. 30, and runs through Saturday, Nov. 1. You can vote early at the County Election Board office in the county where you are registered to vote. For more information on elections in Oklahoma, please refer to the Oklahoma State Election Board.