The Green Papers: Oklahoma 2022 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 28 June 2022 (presumably)
Runoff: Tuesday 23 August 2022 (presumably)
General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022 (presumably)
Friday 15 April 2022 - Filing Deadline: Primary/Independent/Third/Minor.
Tuesday 28 June 2022 (presumably) - Primary. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC).
Tuesday 23 August 2022 (presumably) - Runoff. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC).
Tuesday 8 November 2022 (presumably) - General Election. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:3,963,516 (1.28% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:7(1.30% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:5(1.15% of 435)
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 is a closed primary state. Only registered voters of a political party may vote to select their party's nominees, however, the Democratic Party is allowing Independent voters to participate in its primaries and runoffs in 2020 and 2021. The Republican and Libertarian Parties will use a closed primary for 2020.

If no candidate receives at least 50% of the vote in the primary, a runoff will be held between the top two vote-getters.

If a candidate is unopposed in the primary or general election, that office does not appear on the ballot.

Oklahoma does not permit write-ins.


Candidate Filing from the Oklahoma State Election Board.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 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, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Class 3
Seat up for regular election
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
 Candidate list (4)
  Candidate Democratic     Bevon Rogers
FEC S0OK00354
  Candidate Republican     Joan E. Farr
Running for Senate in Kansas and Oklahoma

FEC S2OK00129
  Candidate Republican     Jackson Rhodes Lahmeyer
FEC S2OK00111; 30 Jun 21; Tot $250,883; Dsb $114,109
  Candidate Republican     Senator  James Paul Lankford
FEC S4OK00232; 30 Jun 21; Tot $987,257; Dsb $272,225

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
 Candidate list (4)
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Connie Johnson
  Candidate Republican     Mark Sherwood
  Candidate Republican     former state Sentor Ervin Yen
  Candidate Libertarian     Natalie Bruno

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

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

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
5 Republican (5 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  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 Member of Congress James Frederick "Jim" Bridenstine (Republican) 23 April 2018 resignation].
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Adam Martin
FEC H2OK01176
  Candidate Democratic     John Patrick Swoboda
FEC H2OK01168; 31 Mar 21; Tot $653; Dsb $146
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Kevin R. Hern
FEC H8OK01157; 30 Jun 21; Tot $335,221; Dsb $232,788

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Markwayne Mullin
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Markwayne Mullin
FEC H2OK02083; 30 Jun 21; Tot $263,200; Dsb $199,305

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Frank D. Lucas
First elected in a special election (to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Member of Congress Glenn English): May 1994
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Frank D. Lucas
FEC H4OK06056; 30 Jun 21; Tot $98,525; Dsb $136,304

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Thomas Jeffery "Tom" Cole
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Thomas Jeffery "Tom" Cole
FEC H2OK04055; 30 Jun 21; Tot $236,191; Dsb $305,724

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Stephanie Bice
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Abby Broyles
FEC H2OK05151
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Stephanie Bice
FEC H0OK05205; 30 Jun 21; Tot $680,801; Dsb $298,181

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

Seat up for regular election Republican Attorney General John O'Connor
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Gentner Drummond
 26 May 2021: Attorney General Mike Hunter (Republican), announced his resignation effective 1 June 2021, "It has been a ... privilege of a lifetime to serve as the state's attorney general. Regrettably, certain personal matters that are becoming public will become a distraction for this office. ... I am very sorry that I will no longer be here." Governor Kevin Stitt (Republican) will appoint a replacement. Mr. Hunter was appointed on 20 February 2017 (re: resignation of Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt upon confirmation as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency) and first elected in 2018.
23 July 2021: Governor Kevin Stitt (Republican) appoints John O'Connor (Republican) as the new Attorney General for the remainder of the term ending 9 January 2023 [Oklahoma Constitution Article VI, Section 2, and 51 O.S. § 10]

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Treasurer  Randy McDaniel
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - Retiring in 2022
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Republican     Oklahoma County Clerk  David B. Hooten
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Todd Russ

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

Seat up for regular election 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

Seat up for regular election 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

Seat up for regular election 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

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Public Instruction Superintendent  Joy Hofmeister
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - At Term Limit
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Republican     Peggs School Superintendent  John Cox
  Candidate Republican     Shawnee School Superintendent  April Grace
  Candidate Republican     Ryan Walters

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

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Corporation Commissioner  Dana L. Murphy
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2010, 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - At Term Limit
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Secretary of State Brian Bingman

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
Open Seat - At Term Limit

Corporation Commissioner 3  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2026

  Republican Corporation Commissioner  Todd Hiett
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
Open Seat - At Term Limit
 

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): 5 candidates
  Republican: 18 incumbents, 17 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.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian: 1 candidate
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
  Constitution Party of Oklahoma
  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
  Oologah Lake Leader
  Oologah Lake Leader
  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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