Voter registration spike follows state Election Board deal

 

December 20, 2018



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of people registering to vote at Oklahoma's public service agencies has spiked in recent years, and voting rights advocates are crediting a settlement with the state Election Board.

The Oklahoman reports that the 2015 settlement was reached after state and national organization threatened to sue unless the board did more to help register potential voters at public offices, as required under federal law. Those offices included the Department of Human Services, the Department of Health and the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

Since then, the average number of...



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