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Voting 101: Navigating the Ballots

Oklahoma voters will consider 11 state questions on the November 2 ballot. Scroll over the main topics to see the list of ballot initiatives, and click on the state question to read the text.

Education & Government Spending

Elections & Elected Officials

Courts & Judges

Health Care & English Language

Voting 101: Casting Your Vote

Oklahoma’s general election is November 2, 2010. We break down what you need to know about casting your vote.

Where do I go on Election Day?
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can look up your polling place online or by calling your local election board.
Can I vote early?
Yes. You can cast your vote early in-person at your local election board. Early voting is available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2010, and Monday, November 1, 2010, as well as from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 30, 2010.
Can I still register to vote?
No. The deadline to register for the general election has passed.
What is on the ballot?
There are statewide and local races, as well as several state questions on the general election ballots. The statewide races include governor, lieutenant governor and U.S. Senate. The state questions range from common school funding to English as the language of all official state actions.

What Races Am I Eligible To Vote In?

U.S. House of Representatives

Oklahoma is divided into five districts for the U.S. House of Representatives. To identify which district you live in, use the interactive map below.


All Oklahomans will vote for governor, lieutenant governor, auditor and inspector, attorney general, treasurer, superintendent of public instruction, commissioner of labor, insurance commissioner and U.S. Senate in statewide elections.

State Legislature

The Oklahoma Legislature has two chambers, the House of Representatives and Senate. You have a representative in each chamber.

Oklahoma House of Representatives

There are 101 seats in the state House of Representatives.View statewide House of Representatives map

State Senate

There are 48 Senate districts across the state of Oklahoma. View statewide Senate map

Voting 101: Oklahoma's Courts and Judges

Infographic on Oklahoma's Courts and Judges

The graphic shows the courts and types of cases that are heard by their judges.

  • The Oklahoma Supreme Court is the highest court in the state for all civil matters and all matters concerning the Oklahoma Constitution.
  • The Court of Civil Appeals was created to ease the burden on the Oklahoma Supreme Court. It has four divisions, two in Oklahoma City and two in Tulsa.
  • The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals is the state’s hightest court involving criminal matters.
  • The District Courts have jurisdiction over all matters both civil and criminal.

View all Oklahoma Court Judges and the counties they preside in

Voting 101: All You Need to Know About Voting

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Oklahoma's general elections are November 2. Learn what you need to know about the issues. 

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