Candidate Filing Begins For Municipal Offices in Braman, Kaw City, Newkirk and Tonkawa

Ponca City Now - January 25, 2023 6:50 am

Candidates interested in filing for office in  Braman, Kaw City, Newkirk and Tonkawa municipalities will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday February 6, 2023.

Carol Leaming, Secretary of the Kay County Election Board, said Declaration of Candidacy forms must be completed and submitted to the County Election Board no later than 5:00 p.m. Wednesday February 8, 2023 when the filing period ends. Leaming reminds voters that Contest of Candidacy must be filed no later than February 10, 2023 and may only be filed by another candidate for that office, unless a candidate files unopposed.

Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted for the following offices:


Trustee Seat #1                            

Trustee Seat #3

Trustee Seat #4

Kaw City


Council Member Ward #2

Council Member Ward #4


Commissioner #1


Council Member Ward #3

Council Member Ward #4

Council Member At Large

Declaration of Candidacy forms can be downloaded from the State Election Board website at or by contacting your County Election Board Office at 580 362 2130 or [email protected].

The Kay County Election Board is located at 219 South Main Street in Newkirk and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Election date is April 4, 2023, with a runoff Election date if needed will be June 13, 2023.


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