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March 21, 2013

Absentee ballot application due for Velma’s Regular Municipal General Election

DUNCAN — Registered voters in Stephens County must have their absentee ballot application in the hands of the Stephens County Election Board for the April 2 Regular Municipal General Election for the Town of Velma by no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 in order to be processed.

Any registered voter eligible to vote in the election may vote by absentee ballot without stating a reason. Absentee voters may apply in person at the election board office or send their applications by mail, fax or telegraph.

Voters may apply for absentee ballots for the following reasons:

  •  Registered voters who are physically incapacitated and voters who care for physically incapacitated persons who cannot be left unattended.
  •  Registered voters who are confined to nursing homes.
  •  Military personnel, residents of Stephens County living overseas and the spouses and dependents of each group are entitled to vote without being registered.

For more information, contact the Stephens County Election Board at 101 S. 11th St., Suite 100, Duncan or call 580-255-8782. Fax number is 580-255-3188.

Information on absentee voting in Oklahoma may also be found on the Internet at www.elections.ok.gov.

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