House releases proposed congressional redistricting plan (access required)

A proposal for how to redraw boundary lines for Oklahoma’s five congressional districts was released Thursday by the state House. The plan outlined in a committee substitute for HB 1527 makes relatively minor alterations in the current districts: Moving northwestern ...

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Revised bill would do away with runoff elections (access required)

Lawmakers have a clear choice, Rep. Gary Banz said Wednesday—whether it is more important to retain runoff elections and file for office during session in mid-April (and, let’s face it, start campaigning then, too) or to do away with runoffs ...

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Elimination of ethnic advisory groups part of required review, Fallin says (access required)

Gov. Mary Fallin said Tuesday that her recent decision to eliminate advisory councils dealing with Hispanic, Middle Eastern and Asian issues was part of a review of numerous entities created by executive orders. Some of the councils have come under fire from ...

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