Democrat Emily Virgin of Norman won another term as a legislator by successfully killing the candidacy of Corey Brooks today.She argued that Corey’s teen past, has some indication which disqualifies him, and the board agreed with Virgin’s lawyer.The he…
All day, today; the Oklahoma Election Board has been conducting hearings and casting votes on the petitions filed last week. Over 400 candidates filed for state elections. About 20 candidacies have been contested for various reasons.
Everything from residency and registration requirements, to alleged past criminal history are being litigated.
Watch the proceedings live at : http://ift.tt/1r8yGfJ
Jackson, the quintessential anti-nullifier will be replaced by one of the most prolific nullifiers in American history.
The Libertarian voters in Oklahoma will have a reason to go to the primary election polls, this June. they have 2 candidates vying for the party nomination in the US Senate race. Dax Ewbank and Robert Murphy are both seeking the nod of their fellow Libertarians.
But beyond that, there are several candidates seeking a general election win in 2 congressional seats, and several legislative races.
Gov. Gary Johnson Wins Straw Poll
This is a big year for the upstart party. they just achieved ballot access for the remainder of the calendar year.
Several candidates will be on the ballots for legislative and statewide races.
If they achieve a threshold of support for their presidential nominee, the party will remain on the ballot for an additional 2 years.
The legislature plans to set that threshold at 2.5% (in keeping with the norms of other states).
The Oklahoma State Election Board reports that at least 21 political races are going to be challenged on legal grounds, before the state election board. Some could result in court litigation, even before the Oklahoma Supreme Court.
Hearing on these candidacies will be held next Monday, April 25th.
Politistick reports that Hannity had a meltdown moment while Ted Cruz was answering questions on the Hannity Radio show, this afternoon.
The FBI can get into your iPhone and they plan on helping local cops do the same. “Going dark” is the code word government agencies use for encryption. The words are meant to stir up emotions of fear and apprehension regarding the lines of code that hide our secrets within electronic devices, websites, and even…
Former Oklahoma Director for Americans For Prosperity, Stuart Jolly, has suddenly quit the Trump Campaign in protest. Stuart was elevated from regional to national field director, after the Super Tuesday contests. Now, he may be coming home.
The filing period for city of Tulsa elected offices ended last week.
Four incumbents — City Councilors:
– will be unopposed in the Nov. 8 general election.
Here is the official list of candidates from the Tulsa County Election Board.
District 9 (Open seat)