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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Election

What would J.C. do?


CFN

Gazette staff
The spanking Mitt Romney took in the presidential election might have the GOP thinking it’s time for a new quarterback — perhaps a real, honest-to-goodness QB. And so it is that J.C. Watts, the former Oklahoma congressman and University of Oklahoma Sooners quarterback, says he is being encouraged to run for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee.
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Appoint of order


CFN

Gazette staff
The grapes might be dangerously sour after sitting idle for nearly two years for the state superintendent runner-up, Sen. Susan Paddack, D-Ada.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Marrs invaders

OKC City Councilman Gary Marrs faces two challengers in the March 5 municipal elections.


News

Clifton Adcock
Ward 1 Oklahoma City Councilman Gary Marrs faces two opponents in the March 5 city elections. At a public forum earlier this month, voters in the central-northwest ward heard from the incumbent and challengers James Greiner and Carolyn Sims.
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Middling money

This year’s city council races saw far fewer campaign dollars spent than in 2010.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite a crowded field in one Oklahoma City Council race and three candidates in another, overall campaign spending and fundraising in this year’s municipal elections is significantly below that of two years ago.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Seven up

Seven candidates are battling it out in Tuesday’s Ward 7 city council race.


News

Clifton Adcock
As Tuesday’s Oklahoma City Council election approaches, Ward 7 candidates are working to stand out amid a crowded field. Seven candidates are challenging incumbent Ronald “Skip” Kelly.
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Race to the finish

Ward 1 City Councilman Gary Marrs squares off against challenger James Greiner in Tuesday’s runoff.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Councilman Gary Marrs isn’t taking anything for granted in the Tuesday runoff against challenger James Greiner.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The race is on

OKC Mayor Mick Cornett announces his re-election bid.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett announced today he will seek re-election next spring.
 
Monday, August 5, 2013

Legal challenge threatened over MAPS 3


News

Tim Farley
A shot was fired over the bow this week that challenged the constitutionality of the MAPS 3 projects and threatened to halt related city development plans its tracks.
 
Thursday, August 29, 2013

MAPS threat lingers

Issues remain and voters react after questions were raised about constitutionality of MAPS 3 projects.


News

Tim Farley
Vowing to avoid a political battle, Oklahoma City attorney David Slane contended this week that his research into the constitutionality of the 2009 MAPS 3 measure is aimed at protecting the public. Recently, Slane and his legal team questioned whether the ballot language violated the state’s single-subject rule, which prohibits unrelated issues from being placed on a single ballot question. The MAPS 3 ballot centered on a sales tax extension that would finance eight separate projects.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Correction


News

Gazette staff
None of Oklahoma City’s neighborhood associations have publicly endorsed Mayor Mick Cornett in his re-election bid. (Oct. 23 Gazette.)
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
 
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