Governor Mary Fallin Calls Special Election for State Senate District 37 Seat

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin ordered a special election to fill the vacancy in Oklahoma Senate District 37 caused by the irrevocable resignation of Senator Dan Newberry. His resignation will become effective January 31, 2018.

The filing period for the special election is June 26-28. The special primary election is set for September 12 and the special general election is scheduled for November 14.

In the event that a special primary election is not necessary, the special general election will be September 12.

Newberry, of Tulsa, announced his resignation earlier this month. Senate District 37 covers parts of Tulsa County, including Sand Springs, Jenks, and West and South Tulsa.