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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

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.

Al McAffrey on the Oklahoma State House of Representatives floor, 1-30-12.  Mark Hancock

Tom Guild faces Al McAffrey in runoff election

Guild and McAffrey vie to represent Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District.

Dave Bond, CEO of OCPA IMPACT, at his offices in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

State Question 779 sparks debate over sales tax

State Question 779 would utilize a 1 percent sales tax to fund the Education Improvement Fund.

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Cover Story: Our next steps in the march toward civil rights

Just as powerful reporting, photos and video did in the ’60s, today’s national media coverage mixed with social media engagement have again thrust the conversation of police brutality, racial discrimination and civil rights into the public consciousness.

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