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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Filing period for candidates running for open City Council seats is Dec. 5-7

The filing period for individuals interested in running for one of three positions on Edmond City Council is Dec. 5-7. Seats up for election are Mayor, Ward 1, and Ward 2.

Filing is done in person at the Oklahoma County Election Board offices, 4201 North Lincoln Boulevard in Oklahoma City, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and questions regarding the process can be directed to 405-713-1515.

To be eligible for office in Edmond, the City Charter requires the following criteria be met:

  • Legal citizen of the United States.
  • A minimum of 25 years of age.
  • A freeholder (landowner) and resident of at least one year prior to selection to serve.
  • A qualified voter of the City of Edmond and of the Ward in which the candidate is running, except for the Mayor seat, which is an at-large position representing the entire city.

Elections for Edmond City Council are non-partisan. For seats in which more than two candidates file, a primary election will take place Tuesday, Feb. 14. The general election will be held Tuesday, April 4.

City Council is a five-member body, including the Mayor, representing the four Wards that make up the City of Edmond. Ward representative council terms are four years and the mayor serves a two-year term.

An updated map of the City of Edmond council Wards can be found here.

To make sure you are registered to vote, please visit the Oklahoma State Election Board Website.

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