Filing deadline report: Governor Fallin challenged in Oklahoma

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April 14, 2014

Oklahoma

By Garrett Fortin

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Nine state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Oklahoma: governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, treasurer, state auditor and inspector and superintendent of public instruction, commissioner of insurance, commissioner of labor and one seat on the corporation commission

The primary election is scheduled for June 24, 2014. Oklahoma is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote, so an unaffiliated voter must be authorized by a party in order to vote in the primary.[1]

One incumbent, Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas, is running for Congress. The other eight incumbents are running for re-election. They are:

On Friday, April 11, the filing period came to a close. The following list of candidates is current as of April 14, 2014.

A total of 25 candidates filed for the 9 offices - 15 Republicans, 7 Democrats and 3 Independents.

Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General

Superintendent

Auditor

Treasurer

Insurance Commissioner

Labor Commissioner

Corporation Commission

See also

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References

  1. Oklahoma State Election Board Website, "Voter Registration in Oklahoma," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. Oklahomans for Ballot Access Reform, "Governor Mary Fallin Has Made Moves Toward A Re-election Bid; Who Will Oppose Her?," July 10, 2013
  3. Tulsa World, "Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin kicks off re-election campaign," October 18, 2013
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for Federal, State, Legislative and Judicial Offices," April 14, 2014
  5. KFOR, "Rep. Joe Dorman to explore run for governor," December 17, 2013
  6. Oklahomans For Ballot Access Reform, "Richard Prawdzienski Announces Independent Bid For Governor’s Seat," February 25, 2014
  7. The Oklahoman, "Slow election year shaping up for 2014 in Oklahoma," August 8, 2013
  8. DemoOkie, "Cathy Cummings to run for Lieutenant Governor with a video," December 2, 2012
  9. Tulsa World, "Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to seek re-election," July 29, 2013 (dead link)
  10. Tulsa World, "State Board of Education member resigns, considers run for state superintendent," April 24, 2013
  11. The Ada News, "Hofmeister announces candidacy for state school superintendent," June 5, 2013
  12. News on 6, Jack Herron to seek Oklahoma superintendent's job, October 16, 2013
  13. Grand Lake News, "Holmes enters State School Superintendent race," October 23, 2013
  14. The Ada News, "Cox: ‘Cookie-cutter’ approach doesn’t work in education," August 8, 2013 (dead link)
  15. News9, "Long-Time OK Educator Announces Candidacy For State Superintendent," October 21, 2013
  16. Facebook, "Workman for Oklahoma Labor Commissioner," accessed August 29, 2013
  17. Tulsa World, "Todd Hiett announces bid for corporation commission," February 25, 2014
  18. Tulsa World, "State Sen. Cliff Branan to run for Oklahoma Corporation Commission," February 25, 2014