Notice: Evacuation of Dewey County Election Board Due to Wildfires
Wildfires in Dewey County are threatening the County Seat of Taloga, the location of the Dewey County Election Board. The Dewey County Election Board has been forced to evacuate the county courthouse. Its activities, including candidate filing and acceptance of candidate withdrawals and contests of candidacy, are relocating to the Major County Election Board, 500 E Broadway, Stw.8, in Fairview through 5 p.m. today. The Dewey County Election Board will continue to accept withdrawals and contests of candidacy Monday and Tuesday at the Major County Election Board if the evacuation continues into next week. Both county election boards can be reached at (580) 227-4520. The Oklahoma State Election Board can be reached at (405) 521-2391.