Oklahoma Covid Legal Information

We drew these resources principally from Justin Levitt's list of COVID-19 election cases, Standford-MIT Healthy Elections Project COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker, and the National Center for State Legislatures' COVID-19 and 2020 Primary Elections page.

Litigation Tracker

Executive Actions

  • State Election Board Secretary Declares Election Emergency; Authorizes Local Entities to Reschedule


    Primary Postponement; Signature Deadlines

    Date Filed



    The Oklahoma State Board of Elections declared an election emergency requiring counties to postpone local elections that were to be held on April 7. Additionally, the Secretary of State tolled the circulation period for initiative petitions; a new deadline for signatures will be calculated once the Governor lifts the emergency declaration.



Legislative Actions