2020 Elections

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Key Dates

June 30: Primary Elections/Special Elections

June 23: Deadline to request absentee ballot

June 25: Early voting 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

June 26: Early voting 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

June 27: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Aug. 25: Runoff Primary/Special Elections

July 31: Deadline to register

Aug. 18: Deadline to request absentee ballot

Aug. 20: Early voting 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Aug. 21: Early voting 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Aug. 22: Early voting 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Nov. 3: General Election

Oct. 9: Deadline to register

Oct. 27: Deadline to request absentee ballot

Oct. 29: Early voting 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Oct. 30: Early voting 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Oct. 31: Early voting 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Resources/Guidance

List of June 30 elections

Election/Advocacy Guidance

Sample District Election Resource Page

Primary 2020 Sample Get Out the Vote Election Messages

OK Voter Portal (Sample ballots, request absentee ballot, etc.)

Election Facts

Legislative elections facts and highlights

  •  25 state Senate seats were up for election this year
    • 8 incumbent candidates ran unopposed
    • 13 incumbents face opponents in a primary and/or general election
    • 12 seats will require a primary
    • 4 seats will be decided in the primary
  • All 101 state House seats were up for election this year
    • 40 incumbent candidates were unopposed
    • 54 incumbents face opponents in a primary and/or general election
    • 38 seats will require a primary
    • 21 seats will be decided in the primary

State Question highlights

State Question 802

• State Question 802 is on the June 30 ballot as the result of an initiative petition. If approved, it would amend the Oklahoma Constitution and expand Medicaid eligibility. You can see a copy of the ballot language here.

Elected office highlights

U.S. Senate

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe is facing re-election. The race drew eight candidates — four Democrats and four Republican — so each party will have a June 30 primary.

Republican

• Neil Mavis
• Jim Inhofe
• John Tompkins
• JJ Stitt

Democratic

• Abby Broyles
• Sheila Bilyeu
• R.O. Joe Cassity Jr.
• Elysabeth Britt

 Libertarian

• Robert Murphy

Independent

• Joan Farr
• A.D. Nesbit

U.S. Representative District 1

This race will feature a Democrat primary on June 30 and a general election in November as U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern seeks re-election.

Democrat

• Kojo Asamoao-Caesar

• Mark A. Keeter

Republican

• Kevin Hern

Independent

• Evelyn L. Rogers

U.S. Representative District 2

U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin is facing re-election. He drew two primary challengers. The Republican primary winner will face a Democrat and Libertarian in the general election.

Republican

• Markwayne Mullin

• Joseph Silk

• Rhonda Hopkins

Democratic

• Danyell Lanier

Libertarian

• Richie Castaldo

U.S. Representative District 3

U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas drew one challenger and will face a general election.

Democrat

• Zoe Midyett

Republican

• Frank D. Lucas

U.S. Representative District 4

Eight Oklahomans filed for the U.S. Representative District 4 seat held by Tom Cole, requiring a primary for each major party.

Democrat

• Mary Brannon

• John D. Argo

• David R. Slemmons

Republican

• James Taylor

• Tom Cole

• Trevor Sipes

• Gilbert O. Sanders

Libertarian

• Bob White

U.S. Representative District 5

Eleven Oklahomans filed for the District 5 seat held by U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, requiring a primary for each major party.

Democrat

• Tom Guild

• Kendra S. Horn

Republican

• Janet Barresi

• Charles Tuffy Pringle

• David Hill

• Terry Neese

• Michael Ballard

• Miles V. Rahimi

• Shelli Landon

• Stephanie Bice

• Jake A. Merrick

Corporation Commissioner

Republican

• Harold D. Spradling

• Todd Hiett

Libertarian

• Todd Hagopian