You Decide 2020: Free local events to get absentee ballots notarized

VIDEO: Local businesses offer free notary for absentee ballots

TULSA, Okla. — -As a record number of voters request absentee ballots, some local events are helping people get those ballots notarized

-Absentee ballots are typically required to be notarized in order to be counted. This year, voters do have an alternative because of the pandemic. They do not need to be notarized if the voter attaches a photocopy of a valid ID, including a state-issued ID card, military ID, or your voter ID card.

-There are several events to get your ballot notarized if you can’t or don’t want to make copies of your IDs

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-A local law firm is hosting a free drive-up notary event next Wednesday, Oct. 21. People need to bring a valid ID , and sign their voter affidavit in front of the notary.

-Gablegotwals Law firm is hosting the event from 7:30-8:30 a.m., 11:30-1 p.m., and 4:30-6 p.m. at the Tulsa County Bar Center near 15th and Boston.