Prosecutor joins crowded Second Congressional District race (access required)

Pittsburg County Assistant District Attorney Rob Wallace became the 10th Oklahoman Friday to sign on as a candidate in the  Second Congressional District race to elect a successor to U.S. Rep. Dan Boren, who is not seeking another term.

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NEW UPDATE (4:30 p.m.): State Election Board meeting on HD 71 special election results reset for Wednesday (access required)

State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax just announced that the board meeting scheduled for Monday morning to certify the House District 71 special election results has been reset for Wednesday at 1 p.m. Since the actual election on April 3, ...

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Last day of candidate filing! (access required)

Well, candidate filing closed out Thursday about on track (number-wise) with four years ago, the last comparable election cycle. To exceed the 2008 three-day total, more than 67 people must file for federal, state or legislative office today.

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No-nonsense Tibbs feisty, courageous, funny, say Capitol memorial speakers (access required)

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Major Rusty Rhoades, acknowledges misperceiving Rep. Sue Tibbs as merely a “sweet, proper lady” when he first met her. Rhoades said one of Tibbs’ most prominent traits was her spunk, which she often displayed while shaking a ...

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UPDATED with remarks from Speaker Kris Steele: Bingman doubts one-year income tax cut could exceed 75 % of one percentage point (access required)

Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman said Thursday it would be difficult to reduce Oklahoma’s top personal income tax rate by more than 75 percent of a percentage point in one year, given the need to balance the state budget and ...

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