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Mayoral Election

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2018 Mayoral Election

Candidates filed: 

David Holt

Taylor Neighbors

Randall Smith 

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General Information about election:

Candidate:                                            Mayor

Filing Period:                                       December 4, 5, 6, 2017                                                                                                 

Special Primary Election:                 February 13, 2018 

(In the event a candidate is unopposed at the special primary election {i.e., there is only one candidate running for such office at the special primary election}, or in the event one candidate receives a majority of all the votes cast at the special primary election, then said candidate shall be entitled to be sworn into office immediately upon receiving a certificate of election to such office as provided by law) 

Special General Election:              April 3, 2018 if necessary

(In the event no candidate receives a majority of all the votes cast at the special primary election a special general election will be held between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the special primary election.) 

Salary:                                                 $24,000 annual

Qualifications:

  • Citizen of the United States and of the State of Oklahoma; 
  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age; 
  • Qualified voter in The City of Oklahoma City; 
  • Three years immediately preceding the election a resident of The City of Oklahoma City or an area which has been annexed to and has become a part of the City; and 
  • Registered voter at an address within the municipality for at least 6 months prior to filing a declaration of candidacy for such office.

Procedures:

1)         Submit a written declaration of candidacy setting forth the candidate’s name as he or she desires it to appear upon the ballot, address by street number,  and the name of the office (Mayor) to become a candidate; and 

2)         Cashier’s check or certified check in the amount of $200.00; or in the alternative by a petition supporting the candidate’s filing signed by 2,500 registered voters eligible to vote for the candidate.  The check shall be returned to the candidate immediately if the candidate is unopposed in the Primary Election, receives more than fifteen percent (15%) of the total votes cast in the Primary Election, or becomes a candidate in the General Election.

Requirements:

Voting in the special primary and general elections for Mayor shall be at-large (City-wide), with all legally qualified, registered voters of The City of Oklahoma City eligible to vote in said elections. 

CANDIDATES WILL FILE THE DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY AND FILING FEE OR PETITION (SIGNED BY 2,500 REGISTERED CITY VOTERS) WITH:  

OKLAHOMA COUNTY ELECTION BOARD
4201 NORTH LINCOLN BOULEVARD
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK   73105-5210

405-713-1515