News Jennifer Chancellor Oklahoma Gazette reached out to mayoral candidates Mick Cornett, Ed
Shadid, Phil Hughes and Joe “Sarge” Nelson to ask them what they thought
were the most important issues in this election.
2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: A joint KWTV/Oklahoma Gazette poll favors incumbent Mick Cornett ahead of the March 4 mayoral primary race; lead challenger needs a large turnout of new voters to win.
News Jennifer Chancellor
Cross tabulations generated by the News 9/Oklahoma Gazette poll indicate traditional voters would carry Mick Cornett to a fourth term in the March 4 Oklahoma City mayoral election.
2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: Political science professors discuss the advantages of being an incumbent in politics and the challenges of facing opponents with little or no experience.
News Kelley Chambers
Name recognition and experience can spell an easy victory for the
incumbent in a political race, but experts said there can be downsides
when running against an opponent who has no record to defend and other
candidates who perhaps no one has ever heard of.
News Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s relationship with the federal government concerning transportation projects isn’t perfect, but it’s getting better, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett told a congressional committee Thursday.