Former councilman Dan O’Neil won the mayoral race with 4,385 votes, compared to Charles Lamb’s 2,159. Lamb was incumbent mayor who died in December shortly after filing for office. His name remained on the ballot since the issue went unaddressed by Edmond city charter and ordinances.
Election officials are gearing up to remove tens of thousands of Oklahomans from the state’s voter rolls. Oklahoma is one of seven states that allow election officials to remove names from the state’s voter registration list if they haven’t voted in several election cycles and don’t respond to address confirmation mailings.
Voters across Northwest Oklahoma chose representatives in municipal and school board elections. In North Enid, voters chose Jason Dockins, 85 votes; Mark Miller, 73 votes; and Matthew Miller, 70 votes, to serve on the board of trustees. James Coleman received 55 votes. In Waukomis, voters decided three races. For Office 1 on the board of trustees, Kevin Thedford defeated Shannon Kirkhart, 113-43. For Office 5 on the board of trustees, Michael hellman defeated Vanessa Burchardt, 91-62. For town clerk-treasurer, Rachael Felber defeated Misty Best and Tosha Tharpe. Felber received 94 votes, to 53 for Tharpe and 11 for Best. In Lahoma, Megan Murrow defeated Cheryl Bukacek by a vote of 17-12 for town clerk. In the Kremlin-Hillsdale Public Schools district, Jesse McCants defeated Jamie McAlister, 76-41, for the Office 4 school board seat. In the Garber Public Schools district, Jodi Sharp defeated Tim Beebe by a vote of 132-107 for the Office 4 school board seat.