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Young voters in U.S. and Oklahoma less likely to vote in 2024 or pick a political side

BY: - September 25, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — National polling and Oklahoma-specific data indicate young voters are more politically disengaged than older generations but also might be less polarized. About a third of young adults don’t intend to vote or participate civically in the 2024 elections, and 61% said they don’t align with either major political party, national polling of […]

Voters choose Oklahoma’s new online registration option

BY: - September 1, 2023

More than 1,600 Oklahomans have registered to vote or updated their registrations using the state’s new online voter portal. The new technology, which launched in July, allows Oklahomans to submit voter registrations online for the first time. The option comes nearly eight years after legislators first passed a law allowing it. Misha Mohr, a spokesperson for the […]

Children play around a voting booth as their grandmother votes in Oklahoma City.

Political accountability depends on participation in elections

BY: - August 29, 2023

Oklahoma persistently has one of the lowest rates of voter participation in the country.  Our voter registration is low and our voter turnout is also low — a double whammy.  Of the state’s estimated 3 million eligible voters, roughly one-third are not registered, and another third do not vote regularly. In most elections, more Oklahoma […]