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OKG Newsletter

Topic: elections

Means business

OKCPS school board not as exciting as state board


The Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Board of Education will have a new face, after an incumbent was unseated during the Feb. 9 elections.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Don’t count out the tea party

The average Oklahoman aligns more with the tea party philosophy of limited government and lower taxes.


Kyle D. Loveless
In the recent Oklahoma City Council elections, all of the candidates aligned with the tea party movement lost. Critics, news pieces and bloggers across the metro and state were using these losses as a setback or high-water mark of how much influence the tea party folks have in Oklahoma.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Overcoming Momentum’s legacy


Doug Loudenback
The Committee for Oklahoma City Momentum, a recently formed nonprofit organization, spent $486,041 to support and oppose candidates during the recent Oklahoma City Council elections in Wards 2, 5, 6 and 8.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

‘In the shadows’

After receiving last-minute advice, the Oklahoma Ethics Commission denied giving an interpretation on municipal elections.


Clifton Adcock
A request by Oklahoma Gazette to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission for an interpretation on rules and laws governing municipal elections was denied during the commission’s Aug. 19 meeting.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Recs in effect

Legislative action is required to clarify and resolve discrepancies in the Political Subdivisions Ethics Act.


Clifton Adcock
The state Ethics Commission is considering requesting several major changes to the laws governing municipal elections.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The next step

State and city officials mull transparency of elections in a post-Citizens United world.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Ethics Commission has sent a recommendation to the state Legislature that it be removed from oversight of local elections and the laws governing such elections be scrapped and rewritten.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Move school board elections

Letters to the Editor

Jay Means
The need to move local school board and city council elections to November is never more apparent than now.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Primary purpose

The heat is on for House District 88 candidates hoping to represent their respective parties in the general election.


Clifton Adcock
With the June 26 primary approaching, voters in House District 88 have a crowded field from which to choose.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

No party for third parties


Gazette staff
We hear a lot about Republicans around here. Sometimes, we even hear about Democrats. Two parties: That covers it, right?
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Candidates and early childhood education


Craig Knutson
With 90 percent of brain development occurring in the first three years of life, investing in early childhood may be one of the most crucial steps toward establishing long-term economic success of our state. Mental, physical and psychological and social skills can be either stunted or nurtured by the quality of parenting and child care received by Oklahoma infants and toddlers.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012