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Oklahoma: 2006 Elections
Edited on Sun Sep-24-06 05:54 PM by Eugene


2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

This page was edited by: Daylin Byak, Eugene

State Politics At-A-Glance

Population (2000 Census): 3,450,654
Electoral Votes: 7

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 34%, Bush (R) 66%
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 38%, Bush (R) 60%
:redbox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 40%, Dole (R) 48%, Perot (I) 11%

:bluebox: Governor: Brad Henry (D) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: Senior US Senator: James Inhofe (R) Elected: 1992, 1996 (Next Election: 2008)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: Tom Coburn (R) Elected: 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: US House (5 seats): D-1, R-4
:bluebox: State Senate (48 seats): D-26, R-22
:redbox: State House (101 seats): D-44, R-57

Election Information

Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: June 30, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: July 25, 2006

Primary Run-Off Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Run-Off Election: July 28, 2006
Run-Off Date: August 22, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 13, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Oklahoma State Election Board
Room B-6, State Capitol Building
PO Box 53156
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73152
Phone: (405) 521-2391
Fax: (405) 521-6457

State Democratic Party
Oklahome Democratic Party
4100 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: (405) 427-3366

State Republican Party
Oklahoma Republican Party
4031 North Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: (405) 528-3501
Fax: (405) 521-9531

Governor's Race 2006


Brad Henry (D) Incumbent
Campaign Website:

Ernest Istook (R)
Campaign Website:

US Senate Race 2006

No US Senate Race in 2006

Other Statewide Races 2006

Lieutanant Governor

Jari Askins (D)
State House Minority Leader
Campaign Website:

Todd Hiett (R)
State House Speaker
Campaign Website:

Elmer Zen "E.Z." Million (I)
Campaign Website:

State Auditor and Inspector

Jeff McMahan (D) Incumbent
State Auditor
Campaign Website:

Gary Jones (R)
Former State GOP Chair and Accountant
Campaign Website:

Attorney General

Drew Edmonson (D) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website:

James Dunn (R)
Campaign Website:

State Treasurer

Scott Meacham (D) Incumbent
Campaign Website:

Howard Barnett (R)
Investment Executive and Former Gubernatorial Chief of Staff
Campaign Website:

Superintendant of Public Instruction

Sandy Garrett (D) Incumbent
Superintendant of Public Instruction
Campaign Website:

Bill Crozier (R)
Campaign Website: ?

Commissioner of Labor

Lloyd Fields (D)
Former State Representative, Plumbing Contractor and Rancher
Campaign Website:

Brenda Reneau (R) Incumbent
Commissioner of Labor
Campaign Website:

Insurance Commissioner

Kim Holland (D) Incumbent
Insurance Commissioner
Campaign Website:

Bill Case (R)
State Representative and Insurance Agent
Campaign Website:

State Corporation Commissioner

Cody Graves (D)
Former Corporation Commissioner
Campaign Website:

Bob Anthony (R) Incumbent
Corporation Commissioner
Campaign Website:

US House of Representatives Races 2006

US House Districts: 5

Key Races: 05 OPEN SEAT, Mary Fallin (R) v. David Hunter (D)

Candidates, by Congressional District

Alan Gentges (D), Campaign Website:
John Sullivan (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Bill Wortman (I), Campaign Website: ?

Dan Boren (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Patrick Miller (R), Campaign Website: ?

Sue Barton (D), Campaign Website:
Frank Lucas (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Hal Spake (D), Campaign Website:
Tom Cole (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

David Hunter (D), Campaign Website:
Mary Fallin (R), Campaign Website:
Matthew Woodson (I), Campaign Website:

State Senate Races 2006

State Senate Districts: 48

Seats at stake in 2006: 24, even-numbered districts

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006

State House Districts: 101

Seats at stake in 2006: 101

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums

:graybox: State Question No. 724
   This measure amends Article V, Section 21 of the State Constitution. That Section deals
   with State pay to legislators. The amendment restricts State pay to some legislators.
   The pay restriction would apply to some legislators while in jail or prison. The pay
   restriction would apply to legislators found guilty of a crime. It would also apply
   to legislators who plead either guilty or no contest. Affected legislators must return
   any State pay received for time while in jail or prison.
   Shall the proposal be approved?
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: State Question No. 725
   This measure amends the State Constitution. It amends Section 23 of Article 10.
   The measure deals with the Constitutional Reserve Fund also known as the Rainy Day Fund.
   The measure allows money to be spent from the Rainy Day Fund. The purpose of the authorized
   spending is to retain employment for state residents by helping at-risk manufacturers.
   Payments from the Fund would be used to encourage such manufacturers to make investments
   in Oklahoma. All such payments from the Fund must be unanimously approved by three State
   officers. Those officers are the Governor and the head of the Senate and House of
   Representatives. Those officers could only approve payments recommended by an independent
   committee. Such spending is allowed in years when there is Eighty Million Dollars or more
   in the Fund and other conditions are met. Such spending is limited to Ten Million Dollars
   a year. The help given to a manufacturer is limited to ten percent of its in-State capital
   investments. The Legislature could make laws to carry out the amendment.
   Shall the proposal be approved?
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: State Question No. 733
   This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It amends Article 28. This Article deals
   with sales of alcoholic beverages. Section 6 of Article 28 bans the sale of alcoholic
   beverages by package stores on certain days. Package store sales of these beverages are
   prohibited on election days while the polls are open. This measure would remove the ban
   on sales on election days. If this measure passes, package stores could sell alcoholic
   beverages on election days.
   Shall the proposal be approved?
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: State Question No. 734
   This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It amends Section 6A of Article 10.
   This section provides an exemption from property tax. The exemption applies to goods
   that are shipped into the state, but which do not remain in the state for more than
   ninety days. This is sometimes known as the freeport exemption. This measure would allow
   laws to be enacted. The laws could provide for an application process to claim this
   exemption. The laws could require the application to be filed by a certain date. The laws
   could require certain information to be included with the application. The application
   would be filed with the county assessor.
   Shall the proposal be approved?
   Full Text (pdf)


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