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2016 Election: As Election Day approaches, many seek help navigating flack attacks

2016 Election: As Election Day approaches, many seek help navigating flack attacks

2016 Election Issue It’s everyone’s democratic and civic duty to vote on Nov. 8, and this year’s ballot is an important one. This issue includes stories on Oklahoma’s multiple state questions, the Libertarian party, races to watch, our roundup of uncommon candidates and more. It also features the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma’s 2016

John Harrison signs in with election officals, from left, Eva Welch and Mary Austin, during the election on 7-14-15, at Crown Heights Church of the Nazarene.  mh

2016 Election: Oklahoma ballot questions explained

Oklahoma Gazette distilled this year’s state ballot questions to help understand what voting “for the proposal” and “against the proposal” actually mean.

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2016 Election: The Libertarian Party returns to Oklahoma’s ballot after a 16-year absence

“A vote for Johnson does something pretty significant,” Ewbank said.

Elizabeth Larios talks with Patricia Fernandez in Moore, Thursday, Aug 18, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

2016 Election: Uncommon contenders for state Legislature include millennials, educators, transgender woman

“It never crossed my mind that I might be perceived as too young,” Larios said. “As soon as I started hitting the doors, people asked, ‘How old are you?’ I told them I was 24.”

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Letters to the Editor: Oct. 26, 2016

As for the need to repent of the “moral failings,” yeah, right, Trump that paragon of virtuous behavior.

Election officials, left, Eva Welch and Mary Austin, at thier station during the election on 7-14-15 at Crown Heights Church of the Nazarene.  mh

Registration deadline is looming

Local groups urge those who haven’t registered to exercise their right to vote.

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State Question 776 asks voters to protect the death penalty in Oklahoma

The proposed change would incorporate the protections into Oklahoma Constitution’s Bill of Rights.

Mickey Dollens walks a neighborhood in District 93 asking for support, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Minority voters have significant impact on upcoming elections

Candidates in upcoming local elections encourage everyone to vote and listen to constituents’ concerns.

Lori Zehnder's 3rd grade classroom at Linwood Elementary School with Donors Choose supplies in forground, 8-27-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Voters consider education tax and review lottery promises

State Question 779 would bolster education funding with a 1 percent rise in sales and use tax.

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