Filing Period Upcoming for Chickasha City Council Elections
CHICKASHA, Okla. – Jan. 7, 2019 – The filing period for the 2019 Chickasha Municipal Election opens Monday, February 4, 2019 and continues through Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
Candidates must file between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. with the office of the City Clerk, located on the second floor of City Hall, 117 N. 4th Street, Chickasha, Oklahoma. There is a $25 filing fee, due at time of filing.
Chickasha citizens will be electing four City Council Members, all Position 1, from Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4. Elected Council Members serve a two-year term.
Candidates must be a resident of the ward for which they seek election and must be a registered voter. Elected Council Members must remain residents of their elected ward during their tenure.
Elections will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. All registered voters living within Chickasha city limits are eligible to vote in the municipal election.
Friday, March 8 is the last day to apply for voter registration to be eligible to vote in the April 2 election. Oklahoma Voter Registration Applications are available at the Grady County Election Board office, located at 307 W. Pennsylvania Ave., at most post offices, tag agencies and public libraries in the county, as well as online at www.elections.ok.gov.
Those with questions may contact Susan McDaniel, City Clerk, at 405.222.6001.
About the City of Chickasha
The Gateway to Southwest Oklahoma, Chickasha is a small community, home to approximately 15,000 people. Chickasha is easily accessible by travel on U.S. Highways 81 or 62, or on four-lane Interstate 44, located approximately 30 minutes south of the Oklahoma City metro area. Visitors are drawn to the city for the Festival of Light, Arts Festival, sporting events and other entertainment opportunities. Visit their website, chickasha.org, to learn more, or follow the City of Chickasha on Facebook, Twitter on Instagram at @ChickashaOK.