OKC Mayor Mick Cornett announced his
bid for a fourth term several months ago. In addition, Ward 2
Councilman Ed Shadid kicked off his mayoral campaign in September.
Other potential candidates include retired businessman Joe Nelson and
primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4. A general
election, if needed, will be held Tuesday, April 1. The mayoral race
is the only one on this year’s municipal election ballot. The
general election with the top two voter-getters will be held only if
one candidate does not receive more than 50 percent of the total
Candidates must file their paperwork at
the Oklahoma County Election Board, 4201 N. Lincoln Boulevard.