In-person absentee voting begins today at 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and again Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Election day is April 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The election consists of the City of Muskogee Ward 4 City Council Run-off and the School Board General Elections for Gore, Haskell, Midway and, Porum School Districts in Muskogee County. For voters in the City of Muskogee who regularly vote at the American Legion at 40th and Broadway Streets, the American Legion will be open for voting on Tuesday after a lengthy closure for damage caused by the winter storm in February of 2021.
Political materials such as t-shirts, hats, buttons and, signs among other political items are prohibited inside of the polling places and within 300 feet of the ballot box, including the Muskogee County Services building during early voting. Violations of electioneering laws may carry a penalty of up to one year in jail and / or a $10,000.00 fine. Voters spotting political material with the prohibited boundaries should report the violations to the Precinct Officials or call the County Election Board at (918) 687-8151. Reporting violations persons outside of the Election Board or law enforcement could delay the removal of the prohibited political material.