Bethany City Council 2021 Election

February 9, 2021 will be the primary election for the nomination and election of Councilmembers for the City of Bethany. One seat is open for each ward and the seat for Mayor at large is open too. Councilmembers and the Mayor are elected for a four (4) year term.

There will also be a special election on February 9, 2021 for one council seat for Ward 4. This is to fill a vacant position for a term expiring in 2023.

Those interested in running must file for candidacy with the Oklahoma County Election Board. The filing period is December 7th, 8th, and 9th. Candidates are required to have lived in Bethany for at least one year prior to filing for a Council seat. The filing fee is $50.00.

A person filing for office of Councilmember shall file with the Secretary of the Oklahoma

County Election Board a sworn statement of candidacy stating the following:

  1. Legal name as desired on ballot;
  2. Street address of residence;
  3. Ward in which candidate resides;
  4. Age;
  5. Office for which he/she is filing;
  6. Statement that Councilmember candidate has resided in Ward for which he/she seeks to represent at least one year prior to filing and has been a registered voter for at least one year prior to filing.

A person filing for office of Mayor shall file with the Secretary of the Oklahoma County

Election Board a sworn statement of candidacy stating the following:

  1. Legal name as desired on ballot;
  2. Street address of residence;
  3. Age;
  4. Office for which he/she is filing;
  5. Statement that Mayor candidate has resided in City of Bethany for at least one year prior to filing and has been a registered voter for at least one year prior to filing.

For more information, review the two resolutions for election below. 
Resolution No. 1607 - Primary Election for Mayor and Councilmembers
Resolution No. 1608 - Primary Election for Ward 4 Vacancy

 

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