2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 26. Elections
§26-5-112. Petitions and filing fees.

26 OK Stat § 26-5-112 (2014) What's This?

A. A declaration of candidacy must be accompanied by a petition supporting a candidate's filing signed by four percent (4%) of the registered voters eligible to vote for a candidate in the first election wherein the candidate's name could appear on the ballot, as reflected by the latest January 15 registration report; or by a cashier's check or certified check in the amount of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) for candidates filing with the Secretary of the State Election Board or the secretary of a county election board; provided, however, such cashier's check or certified check shall be in the amount of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) for candidates for Governor, One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) for candidates for United States Senator and Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00) for candidates for the United States Congress, and Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) for candidates for Lieutenant Governor, Corporation Commission, Attorney General, State Auditor and Inspector, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, State Treasurer, Commissioner of Insurance and Commissioner of Labor.

B. A filing fee received by the Secretary of the State Election Board shall be deposited in the State Election Board Revolving Fund created pursuant to Section 3-107 of this title. A filing fee received by a secretary of a county election board shall be deposited in the County Election Board Special Depository Account authorized by Section 3-108 of this title.

Added by Laws 1974, c. 153, § 5-112, operative Jan. 1, 1975. Amended by Laws 1978, c. 11, § 1, emerg. eff. Feb. 7, 1978; Laws 1988, c. 48, § 1, emerg. eff. March 21, 1988; Laws 1990, c. 306, § 3, emerg. eff. May 30, 1990; Laws 2002, c. 447, § 8, emerg. eff. June 5, 2002; Laws 2010, c. 376, § 1.

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