Oklahoma City Council Elections March 3

Oklahoma City Council Election Elections OKC Shadid Greenwell Cooper Salyer Waldrop Jemison Ward

Oklahoma City residents will head to the polls on March 3 to elect council representation for wards 2, 6 and 8. The general election, if needed, will be April 7. Those elected will be sworn in on April 14.

Ward 5 councilman David Greenwell was automatically re-elected because he drew no opposition in his ward.

The following candidates have filed with the Oklahoma County Election Board and the City Clerk’s Office:

Ward 2: James Cooper, Major L. Jemison, John Riley, Ed Shadid (incumbent)
Ward 6: Dario Alvarado, Meg Salyer (incumbent), Bob Waldrop
Ward 8: Steve Curry, John Alan Ederer, Mark Stonecipher

Council members serve four-year terms with an annual salary of $12,000.

The qualifications for City Council are as follows:

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must be a three-year resident of Oklahoma City
  • Must be a six-month resident of the ward filing in
  • Must be a qualified voter in Oklahoma City

Visit to see the ward boundary map. For more information contact the Oklahoma County Election Board at 713-1515 or at

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