SEMINOLE NATION ELECTION BOARD
2021 ELECTION INFORMATION:
- CONSTITUTION AND TITLE 10 CODE - ELECTIONS -
VOTER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
CAN I VOTE?
You can vote if you are a member of Seminole Nation and are 18 years of age at the time of the election.
DO I NEED AN ID TO VOTE?
Yes, you will need to have a picture government ID. Examples of IDs accepted include: State Driver's License, Tribal Picture ID, Picture Passport, or Military Pictured ID.
DO I NEED TO UPDATE MY ADDRESS/LAST NAME AT THE ENROLLMENT OFFICE?
Yes/No, if you will be voting absentee. (The ballot will be mailed to the address on the Request for Absentee Ballot, however Enrollment will still need to update your records.)
No, if you will be voting in person. (However, we strongly encourage you to verify/update your information. See Update Information on the Tribal Enrollment Page for document.)
WILL THE POLLING LOCATIONS UPHOLD SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCOLS?
WHERE ARE THE POLLING LOCATIONS?
Sasakwa Community Building (119 State Highway 56, Sasakwa, OK 74867)
Strother Community Building- Thomas Little CC (11411 NS 3610, Seminole, OK 74868)
North Community Building - Mekusukey Mission (12579 NS 3540, Seminole, OK 74868)
Crooked Oak Public Schools - Administration Building (1450 S Eastern, Oklahoma City, OK 73129)
Shawnee Middle School (4300 N. Union Ave, Shawnee, OK 74804)
WHEN WILL THE POLLS BE OPEN?
Polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. Pursuant to Title 10, Chapter 4, Section 405(b), voters may vote at any polling location in any election.
IS THE ELECTION WINNER DETERMINED BY SIMPLE MAJORITY?
The election of Chief and Assistant Chief is at large. The candidate for Chief and Assistant Chief must receive the majority (above 50%) of the votes cast. If no candidate for Chief or Assistant Chief receives the required majority of votes cast, a run-off election between the highest two candidates will be held on August 7, 2021.
WHEN IS THE RUN-OFF ELECTION?
A run-off election will be held August 7, 2021 in the same locations used for the primary election. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
WILL I NEED TO REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT FOR THE RUN-OFF ELECTION?
No, if you voted absentee in the general election you will receive a ballot.
Yes, if you did not vote absentee in the general election. AB Request Forms must be received in the Election Board Office by close of business on July 19, 2021. *This deadline has expired.
The Absentee Ballot for the run-off election must be received by the Election Board no later than the last mail run on August 7, 2021.
HOW DO I REACH THE ELECTION BOARD?
You can email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 405.257.7205