Earlier this week, OKGOP Chair Pam Pollard sent out rules and information on both the national delegate and elector selection processes.
In anticipation of the Republican Party’s National Convention to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, in July, the Oklahoma Republican Party published this week the rules by which the state’s delegates will be selected to attend the convention.
The process we’re following is a fairly simple one that is spelled out in our state party’s rules. The goal has always been for the process to remain open and transparent and to reflect the will of the Republican voters in Oklahoma.
In the coming weeks every state and territory will undergo a similar process in selecting delegates to represent the party’s voters in the process to choose a Republican nominee for president in Cleveland.
This week we have published the details of the delegate and elector selection process on our website for members of the media and those interested in serving as delegates.
The OKGOP has also released the rules governing the nomination of electors to represent the party in the electoral college for the general election. One elector and one alternate will be elected from each congressional district along with two at the party’s state convention.
The document explaining the delegate process can be viewed here and the nomination form can be downloaded here. The elector nomination form can be downloaded here, and the elector nomination details can be viewed here.
25 delegates, 25 delegate-alternates, 2 presidential electors and 2 elector-alternates will be elected at the State Convention on May 14th, while another 3 delegates, 3 delegate-alternates, 1 presidential elector and 1 elector-alternate will be elected at each of the five Congressional District conventions.
3rd District Convention: Saturday, April 2nd, at South Yukon Church of Christ
4th District Convention: Saturday, April 2nd, at Mid-America Christian University
2nd District Convention: Saturday, April 9th, at Southeastern Expo Center
1st District Convention: Saturday, April 16th, at Renaissance Hotel
5th District Convention: Saturday, April 16th, at Gordon Cooper Technology Center
State Convention: Saturday, May 14th, at First Baptist Church of Moore