OKLAHOMA CITY – Two candidates who filed to run in a special election for the vacant Ward 7 Oklahoma City Council seat will face-off in a runoff.
The Council has appointed Lee Cooper Jr. to represent Ward 7 until voters select a replacement.
On Tuesday, voters cast votes for the following candidates:
- Ed Alexander
- John Albert Pettis
- Lisa Butler
- Leslie Johnson III
- Chris Harrison
- Kirk Pankratz
- Margaret Walsh
- Nikki Nice.
Officials say Nikki Nice and Kirk Pankratz earned the most votes during Tuesday’s special election. The two candidates will now go to a decisive runoff on November 6.
The candidate who wins will serve the remainder of the four-year term for the seat, which ends in April 2021.