417 File With State Election Board-All Time Record
Ponca City Now - April 16, 2016 10:23 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma Election Board officials say the 417 political candidates who filed for state and federal elected office this week is an all-time high for a presidential election year. The three-day filing period for political hopefuls ended at 5 p.m. Friday. Election Board spokesman Bryan Dean says the number of candidates filing this year bested the previous record set in 2004, when the first wave of legislative term limits forced dozens of incumbents out of office.