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State Election Board Releases Annual Voter Registration Statistics

Friday, January 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:        January 15, 2021

CONTACT:    Misha Mohr, State Election Board PIO

(405) 522-6624

mmohr@elections.ok.gov

(Oklahoma City) – The Oklahoma State Election Board released annual voter registration statistics today

showing 2,272,252 Oklahomans are registered to vote. Oklahoma’s official voter registration statistics are counted every year on January 15.

According to Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax, the largest number of Oklahoma's voters are Republicans, who make up 50.1% of registered voters. Democrats are the second-largest party with 32.9% of registered voters.

Independents, or voters not affiliated with a party, make up 16.3% of Oklahoma voters. The Libertarian Party, which gained recognition in 2016, now has 15,734 registered voters.

Oklahoma’s registered voters:

                                 JANUARY 15, 2021

DEMOCRATS           748,222…..….32.9%

REPUBLICANS        1,138,947….......50.1%

LIBERTARIANS        15,734…….........0.7%

INDEPENDENTS     369,349……...16.3%

TOTAL                     2,272,252

The State Election Board also reminds voters that today (January 15) is the last day to register to vote or update your registration before the February 9 Board of Education Primary Election and Special Elections, which includes the race for State Senator District 22. Forty-nine counties have elections in February.

Party affiliation and address changes made within the same county can be made online using the OK Voter Portal. New Voter Registration Applications are available on the State Election Board website, at your County Election Board, most tag agencies, post offices, and libraries. Applications must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the applicant’s County Election Board no later than January 15.

For more information on voter registration OR to view or compare voter registration statistics since 1960, visit our website at oklahoma.gov/elections.

 

URL Guide:

OK Voter Portal – https://oklahoma.gov/elections/ovp.html

Voter Registration Application – https://oklahoma.gov/elections/voter-info/register-to-vote.html

County Election Boards – https://oklahoma.gov/elections/about-us/county-election-boards.html

Historical Voter Registration Statistics – https://oklahoma.gov/elections/voter-info/voter-registration-statistics.html

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Last Modified on Jan 15, 2021