Oklahoma Corporation Commission Commissioner, Seat 2

Employer / Organization

Oklahoma

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Apr 11, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018

Description

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is a three person elected executive board in the Oklahoma state government. The commission is a regulatory agency, with an emphasis on the fuel, oil and gas, public utilities and transportation industries. In Article 9, Section 18 of the state constitution, the commission is granted the power and authority to supervise, regulate and control "all transportation companies doing business" in the state. This regulation can include rates, charges, classification of traffic and rules and regulations. According to its FY 2010 annual report snapshot, the corporation commission is responsible for regulating: public utilities (except those under municipal or federal jurisdiction or exempt from regulation); oil and gas drilling, production and environmental protection; aspects of motor carrier, rail and pipeline transportation; aspects of cotton gins; aspects of private water companies; the environmental integrity of petroleum storage tank systems; the proper operation of fuel dispensing units at retail filling stations. The salary for this position is roughly $114,000-$116,000.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Oklahoma State Election Board to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Obtain the correct candidacy filing paperwork. 2) Complete the required candidacy paperwork including: a declaration of candidacy, appropriate campaign finance forms and either a filing fee or nominating petitions in lieu of a filing fee. If you plan to run as a partisan candidate please contact your local party office for further instructions. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the filing fee or stipulated amount of signatures in lieu of a filing fee to the Oklahoma State Election Board. The amount of signatures varies by office. The filing period runs from the second Wednesday of April until the next succeeding Friday. The Oklahoma State Election Board is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The Oklahoma State Election Board can be reached at (405) 471-2555 and the Oklahoma Statewide Filing Packet can be found here: https://www.ok.gov/elections/Candidate_Info/Candidate_Filing/

Submit application to:
Oklahoma State Election Board, 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Room B6, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105, US