Elections

2016 City Council Elections
 
Municipal Elections are scheduled for wards 2, 4 and 6.  These are non-partisan elections.  Any person interested in becoming a ward councilor that has been a resident at least one year preceding the election, is at least 25 years of age, and is or will be a resident of the respective ward at the time of the election, may file a notarized declaration of candidacy with the Oklahoma County Election Board between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. beginning November 30th, 2015 thru December 2nd, 2015.

If only one candidate files in each ward, an election will not be needed.  If two candidates file in any ward, then a primary election will be held on February 9th, 2016 to determine the councilor that will represent that ward.  If more than two candidates file in any ward, then a primary election will be held on February 9th, 2016 to determine the two candidates that will be placed on the ballot at a general election on April 5th, 2016.  

Only qualified voters of the respective ward, will be eligible to vote for the representative from that ward.   
 
Campaign Reporting & Financial Disclosure for Officials
 
Candidates should visit the Oklahoma Ethics Commission website for information on new required financial reporting and disclosure for municipal candidates and elected officials.

Campaign reporting forms and manuals can be obtained from the Oklahoma Ethics Commission website.

All forms for local elections are to be filed with the Midwest City - City Clerk.  Questions regarding campaign reporting or financial disclosure should be addressed to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission ethics@ethics.ok.gov ; 405-521-3451; or at 2300 N Lincoln Blvd. B-5, Oklahoma City between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact the Midwest City - City Clerk's Office for additional information at 405-739-1240.