The Green Papers: Oklahoma 2007 Off Year Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2007. Find 2008 elections here.
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Electoral Votes:7(1.30% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:5(1.15% of 435)
2000 Census:3,458,819 (1.23% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):2,531,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):2,233,602
Capital:Oklahoma City
 

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Oklahoma State and Local Government

           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 110th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 Republican Senator James M. Inhofe
First elected to fill out the term in a Special Election: 1994 [held to fill the impending vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator David L. Boren (Democrat): effective, 15 November 1994 but announced before the 1994 Oklahoma state/local Primary in August 1994, allowing for this Special Election to take place; elected to a full term: 1996; re-elected 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Class 3 Republican Senator Tom Coburn
First elected: 2004.
(also served in U.S. House- first elected: 1994; re-elected: 1996, 1998.)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Democratic Governor Brad Henry
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

110th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 110th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
4 Republican (4 Undetermined);
1 Democratic (1 Undetermined)

CD 1
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Republican Congressman John Sullivan
Elected 8 January 2002 in Special Election for the term to begin 15 February, the effective date of the resignation of Steve Largent (who resigned to run for OK Governor). Representative Sullivan will take oath of office 27 February 2002.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 2
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Democratic Congressman David Daniel "Dan" Boren
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 3
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Republican Congressman Frank D. Lucas
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 4
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Republican Congressman Tom Cole
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 5
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Republican Congressman Mary C. Fallin
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Attorney General Edward "Drew" Edmondson
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Treasurer Scott Meacham
Appointed by Governor Brad Henry June 2005; first elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Auditor and Inspector  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Auditor and Inspector Jeff A. McMahan
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Commissioner of Labor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Labor Commissioner Lloyd L. Fields
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Insurance Commissioner  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland
Appointed by Governor Brad Henry January 2005; first elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Public Instruction Superintendent Sandy Garrett
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Corporation Commissioner 1  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2010

  Democratic Corporation Commissioner Jim Roth
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Next regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
 Commissioner Jim Roth was appointed by Governor Brad Henry to fill the Commission seat left open by the resignation of Denise A. Bode. Ms. Bode was first appointed in 1997, first elected in 1998, and re-elected in 2004. She resigned to become CEO of the American Clean Skies Foundation. Mr. Roth took office on 1 June 2007.

Corporation Commissioner 2  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2012

  Republican Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony
First elected: 1988; re-elected: 1994, 2000, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 6 November 2012

Corporation Commissioner 3  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2008

  Republican Corporation Commissioner Jeff Cloud
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 10 incumbents
  Republican: 8 incumbents
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


  2007 Off Year Election Home  
 
  U.S. Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
2007 Election Dates:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
Poll Closing Times:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
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  Governors     Senate     House  
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  Senators by 'Class'  
  Governors by election 'cycle'  
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  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance  
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  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
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  2007 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Political Parties  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength  


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