Lawmakers behind controversial laws often win reelection because they run unopposed and voters fail to make it to the polls.
Bob Waldrop surprised some with his 40 percent vote share in the Ward 6 city council election.
Councilwoman Meg Salyer says she has shifter her view of governing as she faces reelection next week.
Ward 8 is where Oklahoma City meets the suburbs.
Ward 6 is nearly visible from every other ward in the city.
Waldrop, 63, is running for Oklahoma City Council in Ward 6, which includes downtown, Capitol Hill and many other neighborhoods in the city’s core.
A pastor, teacher, doctor and professor. It’s no joke; it’s the race for Oklahoma City’s Ward 2 council seat.
The Ward 2 race for city council is crowded with the March 3 election approaching.
Major Jemison has officially announced his candidacy for Ward 2 city council.
Oklahoma’s socially conservative values have made it impossible for Democrats to win the governor’s seat.