This post published by KOSU is by Kateleigh Mills. Here is an excerpt:
Straight party voting allows a voter to select only a political party on their ballot, and all candidates who are part of that party will get one vote.
Senate Bill 568, authored by Democratic State Senator Mary Boren looks to amend parts of Oklahoma law, removing the straight party option and updating language to be gender-neutral.
Oklahoma is one of six states in the nation to still offer straight party voting, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. The other states that offered it in 2022 included Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and South Carolina.
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