Program Dates

N&V = Nominating & Voting Classes
V-O = Voting-Only Classes

  • September 25, 2023 N&V: Parent-Guardian Permission Packet sent home with students.
  • October 2, 2023 N&V: Recommended start for in-class Toolkit lessons. Signed permission form should be returned to teacher by this date.
  • October 23, 2023 N&V: Teachers must submit their nominee’s campaign video, entry forms, and media release forms to OICA by 5:00pm (must be received by this date and time).
  • October 30, 2023 V-O: Recommended start for in-class Toolkit lessons.
  • November 6, 2023: Statewide Election Candidates announced and voting information posted at
  • November 7-14, 2023: Statewide Election!
  • November 20-22, 2023: Live announcement of the elected 2023 Kid Governor (tentative).
  • February 5, 2024: Inauguration in Oklahoma City. The 2024 Kid Governor, their family, their home class, and the Cabinet Members and their families are invited to attend the Inauguration in person. Participating classes can watch live online.