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The Oklahoma Legislature is required by law to finish each legislative session by the end of May. This year's work has been slowed due to COVID-19, but lawmakers and the governor are now making up for lost time. KGOU's Dick Pryor and eCapitol's Shawn Ashley discuss how they are moving quickly to complete "the people's business" on schedule.

Ecapitol news director Shawn Ashley discusses early voting, voter turnout, and candidates’ efforts to energize their supporters and get them to the polls.

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Voters have until Wednesday, Aug. 20 to request an absentee ballot for the Aug. 26 Runoff Primary Election, Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said. Applications for absentee ballots can be downloaded from the Oklahoma State Election Board or picked up at any of the state's 77 county election boards. Completed absentee ballots must be received by mail at county election boards by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Aug. 26. Those who want to vote early in person can do so Thursday, Friday or Saturday.