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October 30, 2013

Registered voters reminded to apply for absentee ballots for upcoming elections


Registered Rogers County voters have less than a week to apply for absentee ballots for the Northwest Fire District special election - proposition, Catoosa Public Schools special election - proposition 1 and 2 and the City of Tulsa special election - for mayor, city auditor and proposition 1 and 2. The county election is set for Nov. 12. 
Applications for absentee ballots must be submitted to the Rogers County Election Board Office no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday to be processed. Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said any registerd voter eligible to vote in the election may vote by absentee ballot without stating a reason. 
Absentee voters may apply in person at the County Election Board office or by mailing or faxing their application to the office. 
Voters may also 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, may apply for absentee ballots only by mail, or by fax.
• Registered voters who are confined to nursing homes in the county may apply only by mail, or by fax.
• Military personnel, residents of Rogers County living oversees and the spouses and dependents of each group are entitled to vote without being registered. They may apply only by mail, email or by fax.
For more information on absentee voting call the Rogers County Election Board at 918-341-2965. The Rogers County Election Board is located at 415 West 1st Street. The office fax number is 918-341-4666.
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