(December 15, 2010) - Oklahoma City residents living in wards 2, 5, 6 and 8 who are interested in running for a seat on the Oklahoma City Council can file from January 27-31.
The qualifications for City Council are as follows:
Council members serve four-year terms with an annual salary of $12,000.
The filing fee is $200. In lieu of the fee, candidates may present a petition signed by 500 registered, eligible voters.
The primary election is March 1 and the general election, if needed, will be April 5.
Current ward representatives are: Gary Marrs, Ward 1; Sam Bowman, Ward 2; Larry McAtee, Ward 3; Pete White, Ward 4; Brian Walters, Ward 5; Meg Salyer, Ward 6; Ronald Skip Kelly, Ward 7 and Patrick Ryan, Ward 8.
Candidacy filing forms can be picked up from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Oklahoma County Election Board, 4201 North Lincoln Boulevard.
Log on to www.okc.gov to see the ward boundary map. For more information contact the Oklahoma County Election Board at 713-1515.
Contact: Kristy Yager, 297-2550