This dark horse candidate for OKC mayor has transit on his mind.
News Kelley Chambers EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a series of interviews
with Oklahoma City’s 2014 mayoral candidates. Check okgazette. com for
last week’s interview with Mayor Mick Cornett, and stay tuned for more.
Commentary Shauna Lawyer Struby
When I first met Ed Shadid in 2011, he was running for Oklahoma City’s
Ward 2 council seat. I expected the standard superficial political
gesture and thrust out my hand, saying, “Nice to meet you, Dr. Shadid.”
He met my eyes directly, shook my hand and responded, “Please, just call
Commentary Bob Dani
As an OKC Republican who leads one of the state’s largest grassroots
conservative groups, the High Noon Club (we meet at noon every Friday at
H&H Shooting Sports Banquet Room; please join us), I have great
interest in the mayoral race.
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: 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.
Letters to the Editor Merle D. Wright
The Senatorial candidate T.W. Shannon knows what it takes to get elected
in Oklahoma, with his TV ad having a well-placed cross behind him as he
tells us how good he is.