Temporary absentee ballot verification option expires
January 17, 2021
A temporary absentee ballot verification option that was put in place by state legislators last year has expired.
The temporary verification option was part of Senate Bill 210, which was passed in the spring of 2020 in response to the pandemic. The bill gave Oklahoma voters the option to include a copy of their valid ID in lieu of a notarized or witnessed signature on their absentee ballot affidavit. Certain provisions of the bill were valid for the 2020 election year only and expired in December.
County Election Board Secretary Koehn said voters who request absentee ballots in 2021 will r...