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.
State Election Board Secretary Declares Election Emergency; Authorizes Local Entities to Reschedule
Primary Postponement; Signature Deadlines
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.