Restoring Voting Rights under Guardianship

Oklahoma is one of many states that can automatically remove the right of an adult to vote once they are placed under a guardianship.  The potential ward, guardian or other adults can make persuasive statements to the judge to protect an adult’s right to vote.  However, a judge’s ruling of “total incompetence” does include denying voting rights (fact checked with the Oklahoma Disability Law Center).  The process to have voting rights restored is available here.

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