Balancing act

39-year old native Oklahoman David Holt is Oklahoma City’s youngest mayor and the latest to strive for balance as the city’s leader.
Oklahoma City’s 36th mayor, David Holt, said 1993 is the year everything changed for Oklahoma’s capital city.

School dance

Incumbent Joy Hofmeister faces off against Democrat John Cox and independent Larry Huff for state superintendent.
The incumbent Having served as Oklahoma state superintendent of public instruction for over three years, Joy Hofmeister said she’s not interested in ushering in new policies, should she be voted into a second term.

Governing counties

Political newcomers Carrie Blumert and Brad Reeves will face off for Oklahoma County District 1 Commissioner in Nov. 6’s general election.
The trailblazer Carrie Blumert epitomizes her life motto.

Midterm movement

Oklahoma County votes on new leaders and five state questions Nov. 6.
CONGRESSIONAL OFFICERS U.S. Representative District 04 Tom Cole (R) Mary Brannon (D) Ruby Peters (I) U.S. Representative District 05 Steve Russell (R) Kendra Horn (D)

Money men

Independent Charles de Coune and Republican Randy McDaniel face off in their run for state treasurer.
The challenger

Pleading the 5th

Democratic candidate Kendra Horn is running against Republican incumbent Steve Russell to represent Oklahoma’s 5th congressional district.
The challenger

Top job

Drew Edmondson and Kevin Stitt compete for the keys to the governor’s mansion.
The veteran

Victims unite

Victims’ rights advocates hope to enforce state laws designed to protect them with State Question 794, also known as Marsy’s Law.
When 45-year-old Oklahoma City mortgage loan officer Lauren Layman finally laid eyes on the man who raped and murdered her great-grandmother 35 years ago, she felt a little sorry for him.

OK law

Oklahoma Gazette takes a look at the candidates for Oklahoma attorney general.
The incumbent

Long runner

Oklahoma City manager Jim Couch retires as the city’s longest-running manager on Jan. 2.
Oklahoma City manager Jim Couch announced his retirement on Sept. 17 and said he’s hoping to go out like Oklahoma State University/Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders.

Long-serving city manager for OKC to announce retirement

OKCTalk has learned that James D. Couch, city manager for Oklahoma City, plans to issue a press release later today announcing his retirement.

Hashed out

Oklahoma City Council to consider ordinance reducing penalties for marijuana possession.
If an ordinance introduced to Oklahoma City Council members on Tuesday passes in four weeks when the council votes on it, Oklahoma County Jail will no longer hold prisoners for possession of marijuana or marijuana paraphernalia.

Operation politician

A former OU professor uses linguistics to launch progressive women candidates into office.
This past spring, applied linguistic scientist Daniela Busciglio was offered a tenured teaching position at University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island.

Runoff is on

A breakdown of candidates and their policies prepares voters for Tuesday’s runoff election.
With Election Day just around the corner, candidates have amped up their campaigning efforts while politics buffs add their predictions to the fray. Below is a breakdown of the candidates for seven critical runoff races that will appear on ballots statewide Aug. 28.


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