P.D. Taylor, a Republican; Ed Grimes, an Independent; and Mike Hanson, a Democrat are Oklahoma County sheriff candidates

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Before Sept. 12 election, get to know Oklahoma County sheriff candidates

Before Sept. 12 election, get to know Oklahoma County sheriff candidates

Oklahoma County voters will determine the next sheriff who will head an agency with a $34 million budget and run the state’s largest jail.

Damaged roads on North Classen Boulevard, Thursday, July 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Sept. 12’s election will include propositions for improvements to infrastructure

Oklahoma City voters could deliver a $730.5 million investment for roads through a combination of proposed sales and property taxes

Kendra Horn, executive director of Women Lead, poses for a photo at Kasum Contemporary Fine Art, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Community advocate Kendra Horn seeks to represent central Oklahoma in the U.S. Congress

Horn wants to use her position to support middle-class families, strengthen access to health care, ensure quality public education and support small businesses.

OK County Commissioner Brian Maughan poses for a photo, Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Mayoral candidates have begun to emerge after Mick Cornett announced he’s not seeking reelection

The race for Oklahoma City’s next mayor began to take shape after Mayor Mick Cornett’s February announcement that he would not seek a fifth term in office. Within days, State Sen. David Holt, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan and political newcomer Marina Mangiaracina declared their interest. Those three remain as the field’s only public entrants

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OKCPS school board candidates prepare for Tuesday election

Budget issues, school choice, student demographics and teacher pay are important topics in this election.

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Two candidates and an incumbent run for the Ward 7 seat on the Oklahoma City Council

T. Sheri Dickerson, Marina Mangiaracina and incumbent John Pettis Jr. will be on the Feb. 14 election ballot.


Ward 1 candidates prepare for Feb. 14’s Oklahoma City Council election

Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.


Letters to the Editor: Nov. 16, 2016

The Sooner Poll found that more Oklahomans prefer the alternative of death by incarceration — true life without the possibility of parole — over capital punishment when given that option.

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