For Immediate Release
OSEB Publications Editor
OK.gov General Manager
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Oklahoma State Election Board
Unveils New Web site at http://elections.OK.gov
OKLAHOMA CITY – April 7, 2010 – The Oklahoma State Election Board recently launched a new Web site with a fresh new look and address at http://elections.OK.gov. From the homepage, visitors can easily find answers to frequently asked questions about elections in Oklahoma, including:
• Registering to vote in Oklahoma,
• Applying for absentee ballots,
• Election dates and deadlines,
• Information for military voters and voters with disabilities,
• Candidate filing information,
• Locating a voter’s polling place,
• Getting a replacement Voter ID card,
• Contact information for the State Election Board and all 77 county election boards; and
• Much more…
“With Oklahoma’s 2010 elections approaching, we wanted to redesign our Web site so that it is clear and concise, easy-to-use, and allows us to communicate more effectively with the public,” said State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax. “We feel we have achieved this mission, and we are very excited that the new site will enhance the State Election Board’s ability to provide information to voters and candidates throughout the election season.”
The Oklahoma State Election Board launched its new Web site utilizing OK.gov’s Go Gov! Web Management Suite. The site is designed to meet and exceed Oklahoma’s Web accessibility standards, as well as to share a common look and feel with many other Oklahoma government sites, including OK.gov, the state’s official portal.
The Oklahoma State Election Board invites Oklahomans to visit the new and improved http://elections.OK.gov and learn more about the voting process and the State Election Board.
About Oklahoma State Election Board
Established under the Constitution of the State of Oklahoma in 1907, the Oklahoma State Election Board is the administrative agency for the conduct of state elections and the oversight of the state's 77 county election boards. For more information, please visit http://elections.OK.gov
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