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Oklahoma Elections 2020

As the 2020 Oklahoma elections unfold, bookmark this page for quick access to NonDoc’s coverage of important Oklahoma races and other election information.

Check the Oklahoma Voter Portal to make sure you know of upcoming elections, such as the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election. (Results from Oklahoma’s runoff primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 25, can be found here.)

2020 Election Coverage

straight-party voting

Straight-party voting is going strong in Oklahoma

In the Nov. 3 election, 710,379 Oklahomans marked a box indicating their preference for straight-party voting in every race on their ballot without having to...
2020 election

Oklahoma’s 2020 election went smoothly for most

With states like Georgia undergoing a recount and several more battleground states having not yet certified their election results, things were typically quiet when...
Oklahoma Senate Elections

Oklahoma Senate elections: Dems gain one, lose one

You win one, you lose one. Jo Anna Dossett was the only Democratic candidate to prevail in an Oklahoma State Senate race Tuesday, narrowly defeating...
straight party

Republicans add 5 to Oklahoma House roster

The last rural Democrat in the Oklahoma House of Representatives lost his reelection race on Tuesday night. Rep. Matt Meredith (D–Tahlequah), who has served House...
Stephanie Bice

Stephanie Bice defeats Kendra Horn in CD 5 battle

State Sen. Stephanie Bice (R-OKC) battled through a runoff and a brutal general election campaign to narrowly defeat incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn...
Tommie Johnson

Tommie Johnson elected Oklahoma County sheriff

Despite being criticized by his opponent for having worked fewer years in the law enforcement profession, Republican Tommie Johnson III defeated Democrat Wayland Cubit...
Brian Maughan

Brian Maughan re-elected Oklahoma County commissioner

Incumbent Republican Brian Maughan has been re-elected to the Oklahoma County Board of Commissioners representing District 2, which covers roughly the southern third of...
State Question 814

State Question 814: Voters reject TSET change to fund Medicaid expansion

Oklahomans have voted to reject State Question 814, which would have amended the Oklahoma Constitution to redirect annually received funds that currently go to...
SQ 805

SQ 805: Criminal justice reform proposal rejected

With more than 90 percent of state precincts reporting, State Question 805 has been rejected by Oklahoma voters today with 60.9 percent of voters...
re-elect Jim Inhofe

Oklahomas re-elect Jim Inhofe to U.S. Senate

Voters have chosen to re-elect Jim Inhofe to the United States Senate for his fifth term. Inhofe held approximately 65 percent of the vote...
HD 28

HD28: Former Democrat hopes to reclaim seat as a Republican

Danny Williams represented House District 28 from 1988 until 1994, when he left to run for governor. He also ran for the State Senate...
SD 37

SD 37: Cody Rogers faces lawsuit, Allison Ikely-Freeman recovers from car...

In Tulsa's Senate District 37, Republican candidate Cody Rogers is in the midst of a libel and civil conspiracy lawsuit, and Democratic incumbent Sen....
HD 4

HD 4: ‘Number one target’ Matt Meredith in Bob Ed Culver’s...

While Bob Ed Culver Jr. was living in the Texas panhandle, his father was representing Tahlequah and Cherokee County as a Democrat from HD...
SD 7

SD 7 candidates have differing views of the State Senate’s role

The candidates for Oklahoma Senate District 7 were scheduled to appear at a forum Thursday, Oct. 15, but then came a disagreement about face...
CD 5

Close CD 5 race feeds off negative energy

WASHINGTON — The financial windfall for Oklahoma City television stations is about to end as the election for Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District finally comes...

County clerk races pit GOP incumbents with pair of challengers

Amid choices for president, senator and a slate of judges, Oklahoma County voters will also pick winners in both the Oklahoma County clerk race...
judges

A guide to the eight Oklahoma judges up for retention

Voters this election will see the names of eight Oklahoma judges on their ballots who are up for retention. Oklahoma has three appellate courts —...
SQ 805

SQ 805 would put limitation of criminal penalties in Oklahoma constitution

SQ 805 will be on Oklahoma's Nov. 3 ballot, but its proposal was originally developed in 2016 when a comprehensive, statewide task force assembled...
HD 56

Small-town strangers compete for southwest Oklahoma’s HD 56

Both candidates in the race for Oklahoma's House District 56 have lived in or near the small town of Amber — population approximately 450...
SD 5 Candidates

SD 5 candidates agree on issues, not on politics

There are two candidates vying for the Oklahoma Senate District 5 seat Sen. Joseph Silk (R–Broken Bow) vacated to run for Congress this year,...

2020 federal races

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