The Green Papers: Oklahoma 2020 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 30 June 2020 (presumably)
Runoff: Tuesday 25 August 2020 (presumably)
General Election: Tuesday 3 November 2020 (presumably)
Tuesday 30 June 2020 (presumably) - Primary. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC).
Tuesday 25 August 2020 (presumably) - Runoff. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC).
Tuesday 3 November 2020 (presumably) - General Election. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:3,764,882 (1.22% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:7(1.30% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:5(1.15% of 435)
Capital:Oklahoma City
 

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Oklahoma State and Local Government

Oklahoma 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans

           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 116th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Senator  James M. "Jim" 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, 2008, 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Senator  James M. "Jim" Inhofe
FEC S4OK00083

Class 3 Republican Senator  James Paul Lankford
First elected in a special election: 4 November 2014 re: resignation of Senator Tom Coburn (Republican); re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Republican Governor  Kevin Stitt
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Lieutenant Governor  Matt Pinnell
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

116th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2021. No Term Limit. 116th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
4 Republican (4 Undetermined);
1 Democratic (1 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Kevin R. Hern
First elected: 6 November 2018 [re: Oklahoma law allows the winner of the general election to take office when a seat is vacant - the vacancy was caused by Congressman James Frederick "Jim" Bridenstine (Republican) 23 April 2018 resignation].
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Kevin R. Hern
FEC H8OK01157

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Markwayne Mullin
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Frank D. Lucas
First elected in a special election (to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Congressman Glenn English): May 1994
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Thomas Jeffery "Tom" Cole
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Arash M. Ghazanfari
FEC H0OK04141

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Congressman  Kendra Horn
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Kendra Horn
FEC H8OK05109
  Candidate Republican     Merideth VanSant

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Attorney General  Mike Hunter
Appointed: 20 February 2017 (re: resignation of Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt upon confirmation as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency); first elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Treasurer  Randy McDaniel
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Auditor and Inspector  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Auditor and Inspector  Cindy Byrd
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Commissioner of Labor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Labor Commissioner  Leslie Osborn
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Insurance Commissioner  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Insurance Commissioner  Glen Mulready
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Public Instruction Superintendent  Joy Hofmeister
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Corporation Commissioner 1  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2022

  Republican Corporation Commissioner  Dana L. Murphy
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2010, 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Corporation Commissioner 2  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2024

  Republican Corporation Commissioner  Bob Anthony
First elected: 1988; re-elected: 1994, 2000, 2006, 2012, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Corporation Commissioner 3  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2020

Seat up for regular election Republican Corporation Commissioner Todd Hiett
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 

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   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 1 incumbent, 2 candidates
  Republican: 17 incumbents, 3 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
  Veterans Party of America
 
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 a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  http://oklegal.onenet.net/okcon/index.html
Election Authority
  Oklahoma Ethics Commission
  Oklahoma State Election Board
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Oklahoma Legislature
  Oklahoma State House of Representatives
  Oklahoma State Senate
Democratic
  Oklahoma Democratic Party
Republican
  Oklahoma Republican Party
Third Party
  Green Party of Oklahoma
  Justice Party of Oklahoma
  Oklahoma Libertarian Party
  Oklahomans for Life
  The Unity Party of Oklahoma
  Veterans Party of Oklahoma
Media & others
  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise
  Claremore Daily Progress
  Hugo Daily News
  KOTV TV - CBS - Tulsa
  KRMG AM - Tulsa
  KSWO TV - ABC - Lawton
  McAlester News Capital & Democrat
  Native American Times - Tulsa
  NewsLink.org - Oklahoma Newspapers
  OBAR: Oklahomans for Ballot Access Reform
  Politics1.com - Oklahoma
  Stillwater NewsPress
  The Cushing Citizen - Cushing
  The Daily Ardmoreite - Ardmore
  The Edmond Sun
  The Frontier
  The McCarville Report
  The Miami News-Record
  The Norman Transcript
  The Oklahoma Constitution
  The Oklahoman - NewsOK.com - Oklahoma City
  The Ponca City News
  The Shawnee News-Star
  Tulsa Beacon
  Tulsa World

 


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