The Oklahoma Secretary of State’s office completed it’s count on the petition signatures to put the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana to a vote of the people. There wasn’t enough. The effort lacked almost 21,000 signatures state-wide of registered voters. Here’s the news release from the governor’s office: OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Secretary of State
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today issued an election proclamation that places on the November ballot a state question approved by legislators that would allow the governor and lieutenant governor in Oklahoma to seek the offices as a team. State Question 798 would establish a joint ticket for the top two statewide offices, like candidates for
“The current rules contain provisions that are inconsistent with the plain language of State Question 788 and the State Board of Health acted outside of its authority when it voted to implement them,” Attorney General Hunter said.
The June primary in Oklahoma advanced several candidates in several races to a run-off election, on August 28. That means we get to vote again in a few weeks. Here is a primary ballot rundown for voters in Luther (Oklahoma County). Again, voters have ballots featuring only candidates in their party affiliation. GOVERNOR – Libertarian
While the state numbers continue to come in on this primary election night, the results were posted at the Luther Community Center after the polls closed at 7 pm. These are unofficial results posted on the door at the Luther Community Center Polling Place. Republican Governor Barnett 6 Fisher 49 Foutch 3 Stitt 63 Lamb
It might be safe to say the hardest working folks in the state of Oklahoma today are employed by the election system. From precinct workers to county secretaries to the staff at the State Office, they’ve had a busy day. Bryan Dean of the Oklahoma State Election Board called us back when The Luther Register
The State Election Board and Secretary Paul Ziriax offer these tips and reminders for Oklahoma voters before they head to the polls for the Tuesday, June 26 State Primary. BE PREPARED AND KNOW YOUR POLLING PLACE Study the candidates before going to the polls. Look at your sample ballot using the election board’s Online Voter Tool at www.elections.ok.gov.
In the House District 96 race, Republican voters will choose between incumbent Lewis Moore and Annette Williams. Moore, from Arcadia, has served in the house for ten years and is eligible for one more two-year term. Williams is from Choctaw and an educator. The HD 96 District includes populous East Edmond plus parts of Luther,
The June 26 Oklahoma primary election ballot will feature two Republicans on the Oklahoma County District One ticket for most Luther residents. We introduced the Democrats earlier this week. The Republican candidates are Chad Albee and Brad Reeves. Albee is a 911 dispatcher for our area, and Reeves is the second deputy for the Oklahoma
On June 26, Luther Democrats will vote for a county commission candidate who will represent District One on the three-member panel that meets in Oklahoma City. Currently held by Willa Johnson, who is retiring, there are four Democrats on the ballot for the job that comes with about a $105,000 salary and an office in downtown