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§ 3. Mandatory primary system--Nomination of candidates

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Constitution of the State of Oklahoma [Annotated] (Refs & Annos)
Article III. .--Suffrage (Refs & Annos)
OK Const. Art. 3, § 3
§ 3. Mandatory primary system--Nomination of candidates
The Legislature may enact laws providing for a mandatory primary system which shall provide for the nomination of all candidates in all elections for federal, state, county and municipal offices, for all political parties, except for the office of Presidential Elector, the candidates for which shall be nominated by the recognized political parties at their conventions. The Legislature also shall enact laws providing that citizens may, by petition, place on the ballot the names of independent, nonpartisan candidates for office, including the office of Presidential Elector.


Added by State Question No. 531, Legislative Referendum No. 224, adopted at election held Nov. 7, 1978.
OK Const. Art. 3, § 3, OK CONST Art. 3, § 3
Current with amendments approved through June 30, 2020.
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