Election day is coming up, and I want to learn more about what's on the ballot. Where can I go for information of the candidates and state questions?

We have a collection of useful links in the Research & Learn portion of our website that will lead you to more information on the 3 presidential candidates, lists of candidates for state office, and the 7 state questions on the ballot coming up on November 8th, as well as general voting information such as how to find out if you are registered to vote and where your polling place is located.

Municipal Elections / Nonpartisan Races


Today is the filing deadline for the June 11 Tulsa municipal primary election. At this time, 5 candidates have filed for Tulsa Mayor -- Dewey Bartlett, Jerry DeWayne Branch, Bill Christiansen, Lawrence Kirkpatrick and Kathy Taylor. In the Tulsa City Council races incumbents Jeannie Cue (District 2), Phil Lakin (District 8) and Karen Gilbert (District 5) have each filed to retain their seats. One democrat, John Bomar, and five (f) republicans have filed to vie for Fred Perry's seat in County Commission District 3 -- Don Crall, Brandon Perkins, Ron Peters, and John Wright.

It's Election Day!!!

It's Election Day!! If you've already voted, hooray to you. If you've yet to vote, polls are open til 7pm so there's still plenty of time. 

Still need help with the ballot, knowing who's running or finding your polling location. Access this and more on the Library's 2012 Election Guide.


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Election Tomorrow -- Tuesday November 6, 2012

Tomorrow is election day across the country. In addition to President, Oklahomans are being asked to decide on state house and senate races, federal congressional seats, multiple state questions and, in Tulsa, 2 county-wide questions as well as seats in Tulsa City Council districts 1 and 7.

Lines for early voting, which is happening at the County Election board today until 6pm, have been long... so be prepared to wait. Polls will be open election day 7am-7pm.

Getting Ready to Vote

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Tuesday is election day and there is a lot Oklahoma voters have to decide. Voters will cast their vote for President, Federal Representatives, state legislators, state questions and local questions. If you're still undecided visit the Tulsa City-County Library's 2012 Election Guide. The guide links to sample ballots, candidate information, and other voter guides.