Sequoyah County Election Board Secretary Cindy Osborn said Braggs School District I-46, has opted to close precincts 201, 203, 28, 209, and 210 in Sequoyah County for the annual school election scheduled on Feb. 10. State law allows an affected county district to close a precinct if is not entirely within the district’s boundaries and if there are fewer than 100 registered voters in that part of the precinct that is in the district. There are about six total registered voters in all combined Sequoyah County Braggs school district precincts.
Voters who are registered in these precincts will receive an application for absentee ballot from the County Election Board. They can fill out, sign and return the application form to the County Election Board to have a ballot mailed to them. Applications for absentee ballots must be received by the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. Feb. 4 for this election. Voters who receive absentee ballots by mail must return the voted ballot to the County Election Board by mail. Absentee ballots must be in the County Election Board’s hand by 7 p.m. on Election Day to be counted. These voters may vote by absentee ballot at the County Election Board office from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 5 and 6.
Any registered voter in one of these precincts who believe he or she may reside in the Braggs School District should contact the County Election Board office at 110 E. Creek Ave., Sallisaw or call (918) 775-2614.