Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor

Employer / Organization


Next Election

Nov 08, 2022

Filing Window

Apr 13, 2022 - Apr 15, 2022


The Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor is an elected position in the Oklahoma state government. The goal of the Oklahoma Department of Labor is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of this state, improve working conditions and advance opportunities for profitable employment. The official powers and duties are outlined in Title 40 of the Oklahoma Statutes: foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of this state improve working conditions of the wage earners; advance opportunities of wage earners for profitable employment; and carry into effect all laws in relation to labor enacted by the legislature for which responsibility is assigned to the Commissioner of Labor. The salary for this position is $105,053/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Oklahoma State Election Board to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Obtain the correct candidacy filing paperwork. 2) Complete the required candidacy paperwork including: a declaration of candidacy, appropriate campaign finance forms and either a filing fee or nominating petitions in lieu of a filing fee. If you plan to run as a partisan candidate please contact your local party office for further instructions. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the filing fee or stipulated amount of signatures in lieu of a filing fee to the Oklahoma State Election Board. The amount of signatures varies by office. The filing period runs from the second Wednesday of April until the next succeeding Friday. The Oklahoma State Election Board is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The Oklahoma State Election Board can be reached at (405) 471-2555 and the Oklahoma Statewide Filing Packet can be found here: https://www.ok.gov/elections/Candidate_Info/Candidate_Filing/

Submit application to:
Oklahoma State Election Board, 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Room B6, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105, US