OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today set the date for a special election in Oklahoma House of Representatives District 1. The seat is currently vacant after Representative Rusty Farley passed away suddenly in early July. District 1 covers McCurtain County in Southeast Oklahoma.
The filing period for candidates will take place from August 22, 2011 to August 24, 2011. The primary election will be held November 8, 2011 and the general election held on February 14, 2012. In the event that no primary election is required, the general election will instead be held on November 8, 2011.
A copy of the executive order setting the election date can be seen here.