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OKG Newsletter


Topic: mayor

Mayor candidate Shadid concedes with message of hope and change


News

Jennifer Chancellor
Mayoral candidate Ed Shadid conceded with grace, hope and a message for change after losing to incumbent Mick Cornett on Tuesday.
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Cornett wins Mayor race


News

Kelley Chambers
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett won a fourth term March 4 with 64.3 percent of the vote. He defeated three opponents, including Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid.
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Gazette Poll: Big win, again

Mick Cornett won a record fourth term as Oklahoma City mayor. A News9/Oklahoma Gazette poll highlights what may or may not have worked for Cornett and his opponents.


News

Jennifer Chancellor
In last week’s election, Mayor Mick Cornett’s two-to-one victory over challenger Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid indicated that traditional voters dominated the turnout of 47,963.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Nonpartisan race?

Are Oklahoma City mayoral elections truly nonpartisan? Oklahoma Gazette research shows that they may not be.


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Gazette staff
Unless an Oklahoma municipality decides otherwise, state law requires municipal elections to be conducted on a nonpartisan basis. Oklahoma City’s charter provides that no party emblem or party designation shall appear on the ballot, but the charter does not require the election to be conducted “on a nonpartisan basis.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Metro briefs

 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

All in to win

Serious push by Cornett led to a higher voter turnout and a wider margin of victory.


News

Ben Felder
High voter turnout was the goal for Mayor Mick Cornett’s reelection team.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Partisan laws?

Cities feel the squeeze from state lawmakers in a recent round of proposed and approved bills.


News

Ben Felder
In a state in which lawmakers commonly preach local control, the opposite can feel like the status quo to municipal leaders.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Republican vote

Races for this year’s conservative elections are crowded.


News

Ben Felder

Editor’s note: Oklahoma Gazette’s 2014 election coverage looked at the Democratic Party last week. This week, we take a look at Republican races and the party’s plan for 2014. Look for more coverage in upcoming issues.

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Court rules prayer before council meetings are constitutional


News

Ben Felder
Starting a city council meeting with a prayer that favors one religion was ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court following a 5 to 4 ruling on Monday.
 
Monday, May 5, 2014

VIDEO + Council Report: Guyutes gets greenlight from council


News

Ben Felder
An agenda item before the Oklahoma City council Tuesday titled “BS,” which Councilman Ed Shadid said was “appropriately labeled,” included a $3.5 million tax incentive package for the nationwide chain Cabela’s.
 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
 
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