(Oklahoma City) – The Oklahoma State Election Board released annual voter registration statistics today showing 2,272,252 Oklahomans are registered to vote. Oklahoma’s official voter registration statistics are counted every year on January 15.
Many Oklahoma seniors have yet to take an admissions test or apply for college as they begin their final semester in high school.
“I know it has everything to do with the pandemic,” said Christopher Lynch, vice president for enrollment and student success at the University of Central Oklahoma.
COVID-19 put students out of the classroom and parents . . .
Gov. Kevin Stitt wants the state to live within its means in the state budget he has proposed for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Stitt on Monday unveiled his executive budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year — an $8.3 billion budget that includes socking away $300 million in state savings accounts.
(eCap) House and Senate members requested more than 3,810 bills and joint resolutions for possible consideration during the 2021 legislative session.
Some 2,141 drafting requests for bills and joint resolutions were submitted in the House and 1,672 requests were submitted in the Senate, according to officials in each chamber, for a total of 3,813 . . .
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat on Tuesday announced his appointments of chairs and vice chairs of Senate committees. Treat also announced Republican committee assignments.
Treat said an important change to committees this session is on the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Treat has named as members of that committee . . .
(Oklahoma City) – Polls across the state open at 7 a.m. Tuesday, November 3 for Election Day voting.
The State Election Board says this is a unique election year for many reasons – the pandemic, a recent ice storm, and a surge in voter registration numbers.
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(Oklahoma City) – Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax issued a voter alert today, warning voters about a text message that was received by a voter last Friday, that falsely claimed the voter’s polling place had changed. The complaint has been referred by election officials to law enforcement.
The text message falsely advised the . . .
(Oklahoma City) – Voter registration rolls in Oklahoma are surging ahead of the October 9 voter registration deadline, according to new statistics released today by the Oklahoma State Election Board.
Voter registration statistics for the month ending September 30 show a net increase of more than 116,000 registered voters since . . .
(Oklahoma City) – Officials with the Oklahoma State Election Board cautioned voters about a mailing from a Tulsa-based organization, “OKVOTE,” after state and county election offices received several complaints from voters this week.
The mailing is an unsolicited, pre-filled voter registration application accompanied by a letter that mistakenly . . .
OKLAHOMA CITY – House Speaker Charles McCall appointed all House members to redistricting committees Monday.
“House members work directly for the people,” said McCall, R-Atoka. “Because these are the people’s districts, the House is putting the people in charge of the redistricting process. “With this approach, more Oklahomans than ever . . .