Early Voting Underway Across Oklahoma


Monday, July 26th 2010, 7:59 am
By: News On 6


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UNDATED -- Early voting in this year's primary elections continues across Oklahoma.  Early voting began Friday and Saturday and continues until 6 p.m. Monday. 

On Tuesday, Election Day, voters can go to their polling location to vote. Hours on Tuesday are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

A number of races are on the ballot. 

Election officials expect a larger than normal turnout in this primary election. 

The ballot is loaded with local and judicial races, contests for both U.S. and state House and state Senate seats and several statewide races.  

7/25/2010 Related story: Oklahoma's First Congressional District Candidates Ready For Primary Election

Five statewide seats currently held by Democrats are open; they include governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, state treasurer and state school superintendent.  

Election officials say significantly more voters turn out for primary elections when there's an open governor's seat.

For more information visit the Oklahoma Election Board website.

Hear the candidates speak for themselves in our July 27 Primary Election Guide.