2018 Elections: Final Candidate Survey Results

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Oklahoma's 2018 Statewide Legislative Primaries take place June 26, 2018.  Oklahomans for the Arts surveyed State Senate and Oklahoma House candidates about their positions on a number of key arts and culture issues. 

Of the 574 state legislative candidates, 174 replied (30%). There are 20 individuals already elected because of filing unopposed.

  Responding legislative candidates have participated in many arts events and programs over the past year.

Responding legislative candidates have participated in many arts events and programs over the past year.

Ask candidate’s stances on arts and culture to weigh when voting. Your questions about their support of arts and culture also can change the conversation during the election and future policy making. 

We created an overview of the responses and full versions of the questions in this introduction.

First look up your district numbers here if you don't know them.

In the Oklahoma State Senate, 24 seats out of 48 are up for election in 2018. The state senators serve 4-year terms alternating so that half of the senate is up for election every two years.

See Senate Candidate responses here.

All of the 101 Oklahoma House of Representatives are up for election every 2-years.

See House Candidate responses here.

  The overwhelming majority of respondents Support ongoing or increased funding for the Oklahoma Arts Council.

The overwhelming majority of respondents Support ongoing or increased funding for the Oklahoma Arts Council.

 

Don’t see your candidates’ responses? Ask them the questions yourself! Here’s an overview to find candidates for State Senate and Oklahoma House.

Not sure which State Senate and House districts you are in? Look up your legislative districts here.

Please be sure you VOTE in the primaries on June 26. Registered Republicans can vote in the Republican primary, on local elections and on the State Question 788. Registered Independents and Democrats can vote in the Democratic primary, on local elections and on the State Question 788. 

Mark your calendars now for the general election on November 6, 2018! Register to vote here.

*Note: These are surveys received before June 10. Candidate info will be updated after the primaries. If you have corrections or you’re a candidate who didn’t reply yet, email Kristen Swartley (kswartley@ok4arts.org) to be included in future publishing.