Oklahoma attorneys respond to absentee voting lawsuit


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Oklahoma responded to a lawsuit filed last week that seeks to make it easier to vote by mail, saying changing absentee voter requirements would jeopardize the security and integrity of the state's elections.

The lawsuit filed by the League of Women Voters seeks to allow voters to submit a signed statement under the penalty of perjury with their mail-in ballots, rather than requiring an affidavit signed by a notary public.

Oklahoma's voter identification law, however, requires voters to show a driver's license or identification card when voti...

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