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Independents again may vote in Oklahoma Democratic primary
(AP) — Oklahoma voters registered as an independent will again be allowed to vote in the state Democratic Party’s primary elections.
State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Friday that the Democratic Party has sent notification that it will allow independents to vote in the party’s 2022 and 2023 primaries, just as they did in 2020 and 2021.
Ziriax said the state’s Republican and Libertarian parties have until Dec. 15 to decide whether to allow independent voters to cast ballots in their primaries.
Under Oklahoma law, independents are allowed to vote in party primaries only if the party agrees to open its primaries.