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Rocking the vote: Parties, groups push case for online registration (access required)

By Marie Price The Journal Record Younger voters encounter problems with voter registration that might be alleviated if they could sign up online, Jacintha Bachman told a state Senate panel Thursday.

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Voters face choices in runoff races (access required)

By M. Scott Carter The Journal Record Oklahoma voters will return to the polls in just a few weeks to narrow down their list of candidates for the general election.

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More than 2 million Oklahomans registered to vote (access required)

By M. Scott Carter The Journal Record For the first time in state history, more than 2 million Oklahomans are registered to vote. That figure, state Election Board spokesman Bryan Dean said, includes 884,609 Democrats, 867,493 Republicans and 249,144 independents. Nine Oklahomans, Dean said, have registered as members of Americans Elect, a political organization with no candidates on the Oklahoma …

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State Supreme Court leaves Denson on judicial ballot challenging Deason (access required)

By Marie Price Attorney Orenthel Denson will remain on the ballot along with Oklahoma County District Judge Donald Deason, as the result of an order issued by the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

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State adds more than 15,000 voters in first six months of year (access required)

By Marie Price Almost 2 million of Oklahoma’s 3.8 million residents were registered to vote at the end of June, with the state gaining 15,500 new voters since January.

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Judicial similar-name dispute heads for OK Supreme Court (access required)

By Marie Price  How close is too close when it comes to similarity in candidates’ names? That is what Oklahoma County District Judge Donald Deason is asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to decide.

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Candidate names: How similar is ‘too similar’ under state law? (access required)

It was fairly clear—the Oklahoma Supreme Court certainly thought so—that the State Election Board was correct to strike the name of Richard W. Freeman Jr. from the judicial ballot in 1998.

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Judicial candidate survives contest before State Election Board (access required)

Former Pittsburg County Special Judge Bill Layden was indicted in September 2011 on conspiracy to obstruct an embezzlement investigation probing allegations surrounding the handling of funds from drug court fees.

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Almost half of state House re-elected without opposition (access required)

Once again—the same thing happened two years ago—about half of the 101 members of the state House of Representatives drew no challengers during the three-day filing period that ended at 5 p.m. Friday.

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Second-day filing slower than usual at 71 candidates (access required)

After a massive first day of 419 candidates, the second day of this week’s filing period on Thursday ended with only 71 individuals submitting declarations of candidacy.

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