• Nineteen candidates file for Oklahoma Presidential Primary

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    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Quick Facts:

     

    • Seven Democrats and 12 Republicans candidates have filed for the Oklahoma Presidential Primary election
    • The filing window closed Wednesday at 5 p.m.
    • Officials said it's the most presidential candidates the state has had since 1988

     

    Oklahoma voters will have seven Democratic and 12 Republican candidates to choose from on the March 1, 2016 Presidential Preferential Primary ballot, Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Thursday.

    Candidate filing for the presidential primary closed Wednesday at 5 p.m.

    “This is the most presidential candidates we’ve had file since Oklahoma’s first presidential primary in 1988, which also had 19 candidates,” Ziriax said.

    Candidates also filed for various school board races at county election boards across the state this week. Annual School Elections will be in February 9, 2016, with runoffs scheduled April 5, if needed.

    Filing for other federal, state and county offices scheduled for the regular 2016 elections will be April 13-15, with a Statewide Primary Election June 28, Runoff Election Aug. 23 and the General Election on Nov. 8, 2016.

    Democrat:

     

    • Hillary Clinton
    • Bernie Sanders
    • Martin O'Malley
    • Roque Rocky De La Fuente
    • Keith Judd
    • Michael A. Steinberg
    • Star Locke

    Republican:

    • Marco Rubio
    • Ben Carson
    • Chris Christie
    • Rick Santorum
    • Mike Huckabee
    • Carly Fiorina
    • Jeb Bush
    • Donald J. Trump
    • Rand Paul
    • Lindsey Graham
    • Ted Cruz

     

     

     

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