Parks Sales Tax Election and Voting Information

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On March 3, Oklahoma City voters will cast ballots on a permanent 1/8-cent sales tax for parks in an initiative petition election. For background information on the election and other details, visit okc.gov/parksvote.

There will be only one item on the City ballot. Voters will choose yes or no on the proposed sales tax. An official sample ballot is not yet available, but will be posted here when it is. The Oklahoma presidential primary election and other issues the same day are on separate ballots.

The deadline is Feb. 7 to register to vote or update your registration for the March 3 election.

Oklahoma City voters registered at their current address are already eligible to vote. If you aren’t sure that you live in Oklahoma City, visit okc.gov/citylimits to check.

Visit the Oklahoma State Election Board’s website at ok.gov/elections to download a voter registration form. Use the voter portal at ok.gov/elections/ovp to check or update your registration.

Voter registration forms are also available at your local county election boardpost officestag agencieslibraries and other public locations.

Voters who have disabilities can find more information about voter assistance in Oklahoma at ok.gov/elections.

State law requires proof of identity to vote. Acceptable forms of ID are a voter ID card, driver’s license or another form of ID issued by the federal government, state government or federally recognized tribal government. Voters may also cast a provisional ballot by proving their identity with a signed, sworn affidavit, which is available at the polling station.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the election is 5 p.m. Feb. 26. Apply for an absentee ballot or download an absentee ballot request form at ok.gov/elections.

Overseas voters, including military members, can get more information about overseas absentee voting at ok.gov/elections.

Early voting for the election is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 27-28 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 29 at your local county election board:

Regular voting is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 3 at your usual polling location, which you can find using the voter portal at ok.gov/elections/ovp or on your voter ID card.

EMBARK bus and OKC Streetcar service is free March 3 to help voters get to the polls. Visit embarkok.com or okcstreetcar.com for route maps, trip planning and more.

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