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  • Bipartisan Health Care…

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    WASHINGTON— The Health Care Innovation Caucus co-chairs U.S. Representatives Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Ami…

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  • EOMC offering Childbirth…

    Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center in Poteau is offering their next Childbirth class on n October 28th from 5:00p…

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  • Come out and Support the…

    The Poteau Band Boosters will hold their tailgate party on Thursday starting at 5:30 pm on the Parking Lot at Costner…

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  • Tuesday Lunch at the Museum…

    It’s time for another Tuesday Lunch at the Museum

    On the menu will be BBQ Brisket Sandwiches, Potato Salad, Tea or…

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  • Dollens Announces Legislation…

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    OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Mickey Dollens (D-OKC) plans to file legislation in the 2020 legislative…

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  • Decorating Wisely: All good…

    All good things must come to an end, they say. I guess I have realized that more in the past few years than ever…

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  • CASC Sallisaw Named 2019 Top…

    The Carl Albert State College – Sallisaw nursing program has been named No. 9 in the state of Oklahoma for 2019,…

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  • OSDH Promotes Infant Safe…

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    October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month and the Oklahoma State Department of…

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  • CASC’s OAEA Hosts Free…

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    The Carl Albert State College Aspiring Educators Association is set to host a professional development…

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  • County Health Departments…

    The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is coordinating a statewide full-scale disaster exercise with local…

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  • First Oklahoma Case of…

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    The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has confirmed the first case in the state associated with…

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  • OSDH Works to Reduce Falls in…

    Each year, across the country, thousands of educators, caregivers, health and aging professionals, and older adults…

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  • Children Shouldn’t Have Cancer

    By Congressman Markwayne Mullin

    As parents to six kids, my wife Christie and I want all our children to be good…

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  • Maloy named DHS senior…

    Press release OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) has named Leah Maloy as the agency’s…
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  • EOMC’s Walk In Clinic opens 7…

    If you are feeling a little under the weather Eastern Oklahoma Medical can help.

    Try the Walk in Clinic at the Family…

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National Voter Registration Day Featured

Written by  Wednesday, 18 September 2019 21:44
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National Voter Registration Day is September 24 and the LeFlore County Election Board is encouraging citizens to celebrate democracy by registering to vote. County Election Board Secretary Sharon Steele said today that voter registration events will be held around the country in a collective effort to encourage civic engagement. Steele however, says engagement is more than a one-day event.


"Registering is the first step in exercising your right to vote, but it's up to each individual to make sure they are registered and to keep their registration up-to-date. National Voter Registration Day is a great reminder that in a representative democracy, we all have a responsibility to register and vote."
Steele invites anyone who needs to register or update their current registration to stop by and visit the County Election Board during office hours on National Voter Registration Day.


"We'll have staff on hand all day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to assist you with completing an application on September 24th. It only takes a couple of minutes. If you're already registered, but have specific questions about your registration or voting, please stop by or give us a call. We'll be happy to help."


To register to vote in Oklahoma:
• You must be 18 years old on or before an election in which you are eligible to vote.
• You must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of Oklahoma.
• You must affirm that you have not been convicted of a felony or if you have been convicted, you have fully served your sentence of court-mandated calendar days, including any term of incarceration, parole or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court.
• You must affirm that you are not under judgment as an incapacitated person.

 

Steele also reminds citizens that while September 24 is National Voter Registration Day, every day is voter registration day in Oklahoma and that applications can be submitted at any time.

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Those who are unable to make it to the County Election Board can download a Voter Registration application from the State election Board website at: elections.ok.gov. Post offices, libraries and many tag agencies also have applications available.


Current voters are encouraged to verify or update their registration by using the State Election Board’s Online Voter TooI at elections.ok.gov


For more information on registering to vote or updating your voter information, contact the County Election Board at (918-647-3701) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The LeFlore County Election Board is located at 103 N. Church, Poteau. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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