Candidate Eligibility Contested in 20 State Races

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  The Oklahoma State Election Board reports that at least 21 political races are going to be challenged on legal grounds, before the state election board. Some could result in court litigation, even before the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

Hearing on these candidacies will be held next Monday, April 25th.

Most disputes center around voter registration and residency requirements.

You can download the state election board documents, here, or here.

CONTESTS OF CANDIDACY

Cause Name Office Hearing
358 Steve Perry United States Senator 4/19/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
2016-21 Matthews v. Knox State Senator, District 11 4/25/2016
 328 B.C. Jones State Senator, District 12 4/18/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
2016-06 Leewright v. Scroggs State Senator, District 12 4/25/2016
2016-13 Sharp v. McGowan State Senator, District 17 4/25/2016
2016-14 Sharp v. Sturgill State Senator, District 17 4/25/2016
320 Quinn Baldwin State Senator, District 21 4/19/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
2016-12 Marlatt v. Setzer State Senator, District 27 4/25/2016
414 Glen Pontious State Senator, District 41 4/19/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
2016-17 Loveless v. Vincent State Senator, District 45 4/25/2016
2016-10 Meredith v. Culver State Representative, District 4 4/25/2016
405 Steve Goad State Representative, District 14 4/19/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
304 Doug Longnecker State Representative, District 16 4/19/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
2016-03 Enns v. Coleman State Representative, District 41 4/25/2016  (Coleman withdrew, Contest withdrawn by petitioner)
2016-02 Virgin v. Perry State Representative, District 44 4/25/2016
2016-09 Griffith v. Lynn State Representative, District 45 4/25/2016
2016-18 Etters v. Lynn State Representative, District 45 4/25/2016
350 Nubia Holland State Representative, District 53 4/18/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
2016-20 Baker v. Von Tungeln State Representative, District 60 4/25/2016
2016-11 Nichols v. Cole State Representative, District 72 4/25/2016
2016-07 Calvey v. Crawford State Representative, District 82 4/25/2016 (Contest withdrawn by petitioner)
2016-16 McDaniel v. Donaldson-Hutton State Representative, District 83 4/25/2016
381 Donna Compton State Representative, District 83 4/19/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
2016-08 Smith v. Hill State Representative, District 87 4/25/2016
2016-01 Stone v. Alvarado State Representative, District 89 4/25/2016
2016-05 Bennett v. Erb State Representative, District 92 4/25/2016 (Erb withdrew, Contest withdrawn by petitioner)
2016-15 Ford v. Brewbaker State Representative, District 95 4/25/2016
2016-19 Moore v. Arnold State Representative, District 96 4/25/2016
336 Amber Polach State Representative, District 96 4/19/2016  (Candidate Withdrew)
2016-04  Rogers v. Conduff-Rogers State Representative, District 98 4/25/2016 (Conduff-Rogers withdrew)

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