Candidate Filing Begins For Sayre Mayor Seat

July 21, 2021

By News Director Jared Atha

Candidates interested in filing for Mayor of the City of Sayre will have their chance coming up in August.

According to a press release provided by the Beckham County Election Board, anyone wanting to declare their candidacy for the position can do so starting August 4, at 8:00a.m.

Secretary of the Beckham County Election Board Sherron Manning said Declaration of Candidacy forms must be completed and submitted to the County Election Board no later than 5p.m. on August 6 when the filing period ends. Manning reminds votes that Contests for Candidacy must be filed no later than August 10, and may only be filed by another candidate for that office, unless a candidate files unopposed.

Manning says Declaration of Candidacy forms can be downloaded from the State Election Board website at oklahoma.gov/elections or by contacting the Beckham County Election Board office at 580-928-3314 or by email at beckham.county@elections.ok.gov. The County Election Board is located at 306 E. Main Street in Sayre.

The special election is scheduled for September 14.

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