March 30, 2023

Early voting begins Thursday, March 30

for voters in several school and municipal

districts in Stephens County. The school

districts holding elections are Duncan,

Marlow, Empire, Velma-Alma, Ringling,

Elmore City-Pernell and Sterling Public

Schools. The municipalities holding elections are the Town of Velma and City of

Comanche. Voters who will not be able to

make it to the polls on Election Day, have

the option of voting early at their County

Election Board.

Stephens County Election Board Secretary, Angela Dunagan, said early voting

is open to all voters. “You do not need to

provide an excuse to vote early. Oklahoma

allows early voting for all elections conducted by the County Election Board or

State Election Board—from school board

and municipal elections to state and federal elections. This is a great option for those

who will be out of town on Election Day

or who want to avoid long lines,” Dunagan


Early voting is available Thursday,

March 30 and Friday, March 31 from 8:00

a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the County Election

Board located at 1075 West Elm Avenue,

Duncan. Dunagan reminds voters that

early voting is not available at polling locations.

For questions, please contact the Election Board at 580-255-8782 or StephensCounty@elections.ok.gov.


Voters will head to the polls on April 04

to decide several school board and municipal board races

around the county. The polls will be

open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Stephens County Election Board Secretary, Angela Dunagan recommends voters

with questions about their eligibility or

polling place call before Election Day.

“We provide a number of additional

services to voters on Election Day, so it can

get very busy. If you have any questions,

we strongly suggest you call or come by

the week before Election Day if possible.

If you find that you do have a question on

Election Day, however, don’t hesitate to


Dunagan says the State Election Board’s

OK Voter Portal is the easiest way for voters to verify their registration or locate

their polling place. The OK Voter Portal

can be found at oklahoma.gov/elections/


The Stephens County Election Board

reminds voters to bring a current federal

or Oklahoma state-issued photo ID, or federally-recognized tribal ID to their polling

place. An official Voter Identification Card

can also be used as proof of identity. If you

forget your ID, you may still cast a provisional ballot by signing an affidavit. Provisional ballots will be verified and counted

after Election Day and before the election

is certified.

For questions, please contact the Stephens County Election Board at 580-255-

8782 or

StephensCounty@elections.ok.gov .

The County Election Board is located at

1075 West Elm Avenue, Duncan. Office

hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday

through Friday .

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