Former state representative Dan Fisher (R-El Reno) has filed a statement of organization with the Oklahoma Ethics Commission indicating his intent to run for Governor. Fisher served two terms in the State House (first elected in 2012), but did not seek reelection in 2016.
He joins fellow Republican candidates OKC Mayor Mick Cornett, State Auditor Gary Jones, Lieut. Gov. Todd Lamb, and attorney Gary Richardson.
On the Democratic side, candidates so far are attorney Norman Brown, former Attorney General Drew Edmondson, House Minority Leader Scott Inman, former State Sen. Connie Johnson. Libertarians Rex Lawhorn and Joseph Maldonado are also running.
House Insurance Committee Chair Endorses Glen MulreadyTULSA, OK – Chairman of the House Insurance Committee, Rep. Lewis Moore (R-Arcadia), has endorsed Glen Mulready and his bid to be Oklahoma’s next Insurance Commissioner.”Glen Mulready and I have ser…
On Thursday, July 13th, Democrat candidate Kendra Horn kicked off her campaign for Congress in the 5th District, seeking to unseat incumbent Republican Congressman Steve Russell. State Rep. Carol Bush (RINO-Tulsa…
Blogging has been on partial-hold due to vacation, so here are some brief blogging bullets to catch up on some of what’s happened in the week or so.Democrats won both special elections on Tuesday, July 11th:Democrat Michael Brooks defeated Republican J…
State Rep. Glen Mulready, Republican candidate for Insurance Commissioner, announced two major endorsements in the past week:
Insurance Commissioner John Doak Endorses Glen Mulready
TULSA, OK – Today, Insurance Commissioner John Doak endorsed Glen Mulready and his bid to become his successor at the Oklahoma Insurance Department.
“I cannot think of anyone more suited to be our state’s next Insurance Commissioner than Glen Mulready,” stated Insurance Commissioner John Doak. “I have known and worked with Glen for many years in the insurance industry. In his role as the Chairman of the House Insurance Committee, we have continued to work together on many legislative reforms aimed at safeguarding consumers and creating a more robust business climate. Glen Mulready is the kind of experienced, trusted conservative we need as our next Insurance Commissioner and I am honored to support him.”
Economist Brian Jackson Vies for Mullin’s Seat
Muskogee, OK—In March of 2017, Brian Jackson
soft launched his campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives from OK District 2, the seat currently held by Representative Markwayne Mullin. Dr. Jackson is currently a professor at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah with a Ph. D. in Economics from Oklahoma State University.
While Brian is thankful to have had a fellow Republican in Congress since 2013, he believes it is time for the second district to elect a new, more conservative representative. He intends to prevent Rep. Mullin from breaking his term-limit pledge by defeating him during the Republican primary election expected in June of 2018.
Following the now-infamous satirical video of Trump body-slamming CNN to the ground, some folks have taken it upon themselves to come up with other versions. The above screenshots are from my personal favorite, planting Trump and CNN in the famous Raiders of the Lost Ark scene. View the hilarious video here.
Dr. Tom Coburn was interviewed yesterday morning on 1170 KFAQ by talk show host Pat Campbell, reacting to Congressman Markwayne Mullin’s announcement that he will be running for a 4th term and break his oft-repeated term limits pledge.Here’s the audio …
Following State Rep. Mulready announcing his candidacy for Insurance Commissioner, I decided to take a look and see if anybody new had indicated their intent to run for other statewide offices. Sure enough, there were some new names. While no…
Glen Mulready Files Statement of Organization for Insurance Commissioner
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Long-time insurance professional Glen Mulready filed a ‘Statement of Organization’ with the Oklahoma Ethics Commission over the weekend to form the Friends of Glen Mulready, 2018 campaign committee. The committee will support the Tulsa businessman’s 2018 campaign for Insurance Commissioner.
“I have spent my career creating insurance solutions for large and small businesses alike and after thoughtful and prayerful consideration with my wife, Sally, I have formed a campaign committee so that I may travel across the state talking to Oklahomans about how I can apply my experience to help safeguard them as their next Insurance Commissioner,” Mulready said.
Oklahomans for Lamb Sets Fundraising Record
Over $1.081 Million Raised During Second Quarter Reporting Period
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, July 5, 2017 – Oklahomans for Lamb announced today it raised over $1.081 million during the April 1 – June 30 second quarter campaign reporting period in support of Todd Lamb’s 2018 gubernatorial campaign. The total is a record for a Republican gubernatorial candidate during a campaign reporting period. The report includes donations from Oklahomans across the state. Lamb raised over $250,000 in April, over $305,000 in May, and culminated the reporting period by raising over $520,000 in June. Lamb’s campaign began the election cycle with over $1 million, and now has over $1.9 million on hand.
2nd District Congressman Markwayne Mullin released a video today announcing his plans to run for re-election in 2018, acknowledging his intent to break his term limits pledge.The video was “moderated” by former KFAQ radio host Eddie Huff, and feat…