Candidate Filing For Municipal Offices Begins Monday

Beverly Cantrell - December 5, 2021 12:37 am

Kay County-

Candidates interested in filing for municipal offices in the City of Blackwell and Ponca City in Kay County municipalities will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8:00 a.m. Monday December 6, 2021. 

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, December 8, 2021 when the filing period ends. Leaming reminds voters that Contest of Candidacy must be filed no later than Friday, December 10, 2021 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: 

City of Blackwell-

-Ward 1 Councilor            3 year term 

-Ward 2 Councilor           3 year term 

City of Ponca City-       

-Mayor                                  3 year term 

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

Party nominees for offices at stake in City’s of Blackwell and Ponca City will be selected in the Primary Election scheduled February 8, 2022. The General Election, if necessary after the Primary, will be held April 5, 2022. 

The Kay County Election Board is located at 201 S. Main St. Newkirk, OK in the Basement of the Kay County Courthouse, and open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p. m. Monday through Friday. 



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