Osages wishing to file their candidacy for the Third Osage Minerals Council can do so March 19-March 31. The OMC Election Office will be located within the Osage Nation Election Office, located at 608 Kihekah in downtown Pawhuska. The OMC election office is staffed and all questions will go to that office. The contact number is (918) 287-5288.
Former Osage Nation Congresswoman and Congressional Speaker Faren Revard Anderson will be running the Osage Minerals Council election office and she will be assisted by Trey Rulo.
Candidate’s petitions to file will be available at the OMC election office, which requires 25 shareholder signatures to run. All petitions are due by April 7.
The Osage News will be holding a debate for the Minerals Council candidates from 5-8 p.m. on April 26 at the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center, located at 1449 W. Main in Pawhuska.