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Chamber Alert: OKC City Council Elections March 1

Staff Report Story by on February 18, 2011 . Click on author name to view all articles by this author. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

On Tuesday, March 1st, the citizens of Oklahoma City will elect council members in four of our city’s eight wards. These elections are extremely important, as decisions this city council makes will impact the implementation of MAPS 3, the completion of MAPS for Kids and many other important issues vital to maintaining our city’s momentum.

We strongly encourage you to help spread the word about these elections to your employees, friends and colleagues. A strong voter turnout will ensure the voice of the business community is heard in this vote.

Polls are open from 7 am to 7 pm on Tuesday, March 1st. The last day to request for an absentee ballot by mail is Wednesday, Feb. 23. Early voting will be held Friday, Feb. 25 and Monday, Feb. 28 at each County Election Board. For more information on voting please visit your counties’ Election Board website: Oklahoma County Election Board, Canadian County Election Board and Cleveland County Election Board.

Candidates are running in Wards 2, 5, 6 and 8. The map below shows these wards and may be helpful to your employees as you share this information. We will share additional information about the election over the coming days.

Click here to view an Oklahoma City ward map

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