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Candidate Filing

2022 Statewide Candidate Filing

Federal, state, legislative, judicial, district attorney, and county candidate filing will be held April 13-15, 2022.

Candidate Filing Packets and filing information are available on our 2022 Candidate Filing Page.

2022 Filing Fees and Petitions

Candidates have the option to submit their notarized Declaration of Candidacy with a filing fee, in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check, OR  a petition. (See 26 O.S. § 5-112) 

Filing Fees  
United States Senator $2,000.00
United State Representative $1,000.00
Governor $2,000.00
Lieutenant Governor $1,000.00
Attorney General $1,000.00
State Treasurer $1,000.00
Superintendent of Public Instruction $1,000.00
State Auditor and Inspector $1,000.00
Commissioner of Labor $1,000.00
Insurance Commissioner $1,000.00
Corporation Commissioner $1,000.00
State Senator $750.00
State Representative $500.00
District Judge $500.00
Associate District Judge $500.00
District Attorney $500.00
County Office $300.00

Petitions

A petition supporting a candidate’s filing must be signed by not fewer than two percent (2%) of the number of registered voters in the district, county or state, as appropriate for the office sought. (See 26 O.S. § 5-112) The official petition form and instructions will be included in the Candidate Filing Packet and can also be downloaded below:

Instructions and Official Petition Form

Instructions for Filing a Petition
Petition for State, Federal, and Legislative Candidates
Petition for County Candidates

Signature Requirements

Signature Requirements for State Senator| State Representative
Signature Requirements for Federal Offices| State Offices| District Attorney| District Judge
Signature Requirements for County Commissioner
Signature Requirements for County Office

Municipal Candidate Filing

2022 Municipal Candidate Filing Information and Filing Packet

Note: Candidates should contact their municipal offices or their County Election Board to verify candidate filing dates.

Board of Education Candidate Filing

Board of Education Candidate Filing will be held December 6-8, 2021. Candidates file at their County Election Board.

Board of Education Primary Election: February 8, 2022
Board of Education General Election: April 5, 2022

Candidate Withdrawal Forms

Candidate Filing Archives

Last Modified on Apr 22, 2022
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