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12:57 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

Early Presidential Primary Voting Begins

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters looking to get a jump on Super Tuesday can begin casting their ballots.

In-person absentee voting is beginning at county election boards across the state. Offices are open until 6 p.m. Friday.

Early voting also will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. across the state on Tuesday as Oklahoma joins nine other states in selecting presidential candidates as part of Super Tuesday.

Republican candidates on the Oklahoma ballot include Michelle Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, and Rick Santorum.

On the Democratic side, President Obama will appear on the ballot, along with Bob Ely, Randall Terry, Darcy Richardson, and Jim Rogers