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Today Americans go to the polls for an historic vote: will it be a second term for Barack Obama or a first term for Mitt Romney? Join the BBC's Bridget Kendall and James Naughtie live from Washington D.C., and their team of correspondents and experts from across the United States for America Decides – US Election 2012. As the polls close, join us for live coverage of the results.
The polls are now open in Oklahoma. It does appear that the voter turnout in the state will be heavy today.
It is estimated that 6,500 people cast ballots early at the Tulsa County Election Board during three days of early voting. The board was processing about 400 ballots per hour during the early voting period.
It's here - at last - the presidential election of 2012.
The Metropolitan Tulsa League of Women Voters has produced this election guide detailing informational about the presidential election, Senate and Representative races, Tulsa County Propositions, state questions and city councilors.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Members of an anti-death penalty group are calling on Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin to halt the execution of a convicted killer.
The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will hold a rally at the state Capitol on Monday seeking to spare the life of 56-year-old Garry Thomas Allen. Allen is scheduled to be executed Tuesday.
Allen was convicted and sentenced to die for the 1986 murder of his fiancée, Lawanna Gail Titsworth, in the parking lot of an Oklahoma City daycare.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In a Sooner state essentially controlled by Democrats for nearly a century, Republicans are hoping to capture all five U.S. House seats on Tuesday and wrap up a devastating decade for the Oklahoma Democratic Party.
The Tulsa County Election Board is prepared for big crowds as early voting gets underway today in Oklahoma.
Four ars ago in the last presidential election, lines ran all the way to the street and down the sidewalk. Early in-person absentee voting is allowed today , Saturday, and Monday…but you must go to the Election Board on North Denver Avenue to cast your ballot.
Board Secretary Patty Bryant says while some states have been early voting for weeks, Oklahoma law only allows early in-person absentee on the Friday, Saturday, and Monday before a state or federal election.
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — The Democratic and Republican candidates seeking the 2nd Congressional District seat have met in their only debate of the political campaign and seemingly agreed on a range of issues.
Democrat Rob Wallace and Republican Markwayne Mullin met in a televised debate Monday night at Rogers State University in Claremore. The two agreed that Iran's ability to obtain a nuclear weapon should be limited and that Social Security and Medicare should be protected.