Oklahoma

Officers Subject to Recall:

  • Only local officials in some jurisdictions.

Key Steps in the Recall Process:

  • Varies by jurisdiction.

Court Activity

No current cases.

News & Commentary

Oklahoma Town Voters Oust Councilman in Recall | 08/19/13

PIEDMONT -- Voters removed a city councilman in a recall election that was called after the councilman upset residents by meeting privately with officials interested in building a wind farm in the town.

Councilman Vernon Woods received just less than 36 percent of the vote in the August 13 election while candidate Bobby Williamson won with 55 percent.

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Oklahoma City Official Faces Recall over Wind Turbines | 08/12/13

-- A Piedmont city councilman faces a recall election August 13 after he drew the ire of local residents by meeting with a wind energy company that has shown interest in erecting giant turbines near the fast-growing town.

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Each state has its own requirements as to the manner in which petitions must be collected, signed and filed. It is imperative that official recall committees are legally formed in each state according to the state laws and regulations. The handling of the petitions must comply with the laws and regulations of each state.