The latest campaign reporting period has come to a close, and candidates have submitted their contributions and expenditures reports to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission. You can search the reports by race here. Below are the figures for the statewide rac…
div>Holt OKC Mayor Campaign Tops Quarter-Million Dollar Mark
July 31, 2017 — The campaign to elect David Holt the next Mayor of Oklahoma City announced that as of July 31st it has raised over a quarter-million dollars ($261,961). The campaign has only spent less than eight percent of that sum. The donations have come from 308 donors and 50 zip codes in the Oklahoma City metro.
The $261,961 amount includes all donations received as of today. The quarterly fundraising report filed by Holt’s campaign today with the Oklahoma City Clerk’s office only includes donations through June 30th. The report filed today includes donations from dozens of longtime Oklahoma City champions, but most notably Ron Norick, legendary Oklahoma City Mayor and “father of MAPS”.
9 years ago this evening, I started MuskogeePolitico. I was 18 at the time. A lot has changed in the intervening years — I’ve bought a house, gotten married, become a father (with our second now on the way), spent time in the hospital with an emerge…
Fewer people are getting married, and they’re inviting fewer guests.
By Ben Steverman
July 28, 2017
You’re not the only one spending fewer summer weekends watching other people get married—but don’t worry, the weddings you’re still invited to might feel a little more special these days.
Fewer Americans are getting married, and the ones who still are have scaled back their weddings. Their nuptials are becoming smaller, though not necessarily cheaper, affairs.
LET THE CAMPAIGN SEASON BEGINU.S. DISTRICT 2 HAS A CHALLENGER
Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy sent this release out earlier today, announcing her candidacy for Lieutenant Governor:After thoughtful and prayerful consideration, as well as seeking input from my family and those who know me well, I am officially…
Senator Eddie Fields Announces Campaign for Lt. GovernorWYNONA: State Senator Eddie Fields, a rancher and small businessman from Osage County, announced today his intention to run for Lieutenant Governor in 2018. Oklahoma’s current Lieutenant Governor,…
If you are just starting a family or well on the way you don’t want to miss this series. i’ve only known Rachael Joy Tapp for a few years, but it seems like we’ve been friends forever. She has wisdom beyond her years. She lives in the Panhandle with her husband, Joshua and their children.
Here is her own bio in her own words.
Here is the series announcement.
Latest installment to this series is on Learning to Feed the Family in Article six: Dear Mama, Learning to Feed the Family
[Editor’s note: This series is a must for young families – please share and connect to help each other along the way! Look for the Dear Mama Graphic for links to latest updates!]
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.
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…