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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Sooner Tea Party

Walters only incumbent defeated in Oklahoma City Council elections

Swinton and Shadid set for a runoff


News

Clifton Adcock
Two incumbents in the Oklahoma City Council election Tuesday retained their seats, while a third was ousted, and a fourth race is headed to an April 5 runoff.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

'Mo' money

A group running candidate attack ads is receiving indirect funding from the OKC Chamber.


News

Clifton Adcock
A group conducting an aggressive campaign, spending more than $400,000 in favor of certain City Council candidates and against others, is being funded by members of an economic development group founded by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.
 
Monday, March 28, 2011

Losing Momentum

New Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid won with a grassroots campaign, despite efforts by a well-funded political machine.


News

Clifton Adcock
The dust has settled in this year’s Oklahoma City Council elections, but questions remain about a well-funded political organization that supported and attacked candidates.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Unlikely allies

Facing criminal blackmail charges, a state Tea Party leader enlists the help of Oklahoma’s ACLU.


News

Brendan Hoover
Sooner Tea Party co-founder Al Gerhart has a surprising new ally in his defense against state blackmail charges stemming from a threatening email he sent to a state senator. Citing First Amendment concerns, the Oklahoma chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has agreed to aid the carpenter-turned-political-activist who pleaded not guilty.
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
 
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