Elections

Upcoming Elections


2023 Primary and General Elections



Altus will hold elections for the following local offices beginning with a primary election on Tuesday February 14, 2023.

Offices up for election will be:


  • Mayor 
  • Street Commissioner
  • Chief of Police
  • Council Member Ward 1
  • Council Member Ward 2
  • Council Member Ward 3
  • Council Member Ward 4
All offices for this election cycle will be elected "at-large" - meaning that all registered Altus voters can vote for each candidate, regardless of which ward they reside in.

Candidates for the 2023 election must file at the Jackson County Election Board during the filing period of December 5-7, 2022.

**During renovations of the Jackson County Courthouse, all County Offices are currently housed in the Washington School building located at 311 E Cypress Street in Altus. Phone 580-482-2370

If you have questions about this election, or elections in-general, please contact the Altus City Clerk's office at 580-481-2216, or by email.

Elections in Altus


Altus holds regular local elections every 2 years and special local elections when needed.  All elections are conducted in accordance with the Altus City Charter, Oklahoma state election laws and all applicable Federal election laws.

Local elections are generally held in conjunction with state and federal elections whenever possible.



Election Cycles

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Campaign Reporting & Financial Disclosure for Officials


Ethics reporting forms will be included in the election packets picked up at the Altus City Clerk’s Office.  Campaign and election information (including sign regulations) will be in the packets.

Candidates can visit the Oklahoma Ethics Commission website for campaign reporting forms and manuals, information on new required financial reporting, and disclosure for municipal candidates and elected officials.

Questions regarding campaign reporting or financial disclosure should be addressed to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission ethics@ethics.ok.gov; 405-521-3451; or at 2300 N Lincoln Blvd. B-5, Oklahoma City between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All forms for local elections are to be filed with the Altus City Clerk.  

Contact the Altus City Clerk's Office for additional information at (580) 481- 2216.

Election Documents