Friday, December 16, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today ordered a special election to fill the vacancy in Oklahoma House District 28 caused by the irrevocable resignation of Rep. Tom Newell. His resignation will become effective Jan. 1, 2017.
The filing period for the special election is Jan. 9, 10 and 11. The special primary election is set for March 7 and special general election is scheduled for May 9.
In the event a special primary election is not necessary, the special general election will be March 7.
Newell, of Seminole, announced his resignation earlier this month. House District 28 covers Seminole County and the northern portion of Pottawatomie County in east central Oklahoma.