In a winner-take-all Republican primary Tuesday, Rep. Casey Murdock of Felt won 33 percent of the vote to win the nomination in a field with five other candidates. Murdock, who currently represents District 61 in the Oklahoma House, will meet Amber Jensen, the lone Democrat, in the General Election on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Amber Jensen
Today is the Republican primary for the special election to fill the vacant State Senate seat in District 27. Six candidates are on the ballot in a winner-take-all primary: Jeff Hall, Carolyn McLarty, Michael Medill, Casey Murdock, Travis Templin and Tommy Nicholson. The primary winners meets Democrat Amber Jensen in the General Election on Tuesday,
Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb joined Wednesday’s “K101 Morning Show” to talk about the budget, the upcoming second special legislative session and more.
If you missed Tuesday night’s debate at High Plains Technology Center with the candidates running for the state senate seat in District 27, you can watch the replay right here.
The House seat in District 76 (Tulsa), previously held by the late David Brumbaugh-R, was won by Republican Ross Ford. Ford received 68 percent of the vote, while Democrat Chris Van Landingham received the other 32 percent. In the state Senate races, Republican Paul Rosino defeated Democrat Steven Vincent in District 45 (Oklahoma City), receiving
In a special election Tuesday to fill the Woodward County Commissioner seat in District 1, Republican Troy White defeated Democrat Michael Kee. White received almost 87 percent of the vote, while Kee received 13 percent. The final tally had 318 votes for White and 49 for Kee.
Cory Washburn, 39, the Alva man who was critically injured in a plane crash Saturday afternoon that killed an instructor, passed away at 6:43am Tuesday morning, this according to INTEGRIS Health spokeswoman Brooke Cayot. Washburn was a flight school student, training with David Chael, 61, of Enid, when a mechanical failure during their descent into
In a 54-43 vote, the proposed revenue package introduced by Gov. Mary Fallin and GOP leaders failed to garner the 3/4 majority vote needed to pass in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. The proposed package would’ve place a $1.50 tax on a pack of cigarettes, a six-cent fuel tax increase, tax revisions on alcoholic beverages,
Oklahoma Rep. and House Minority Floor Leader Scott Inman announced Wednesday afternoon that he will no longer run for Governor and will resign from the legislature at the end of the year. Inman missed Wednesday’s vote on the budget package due to a family emergency. The vote failed to get the 3/4 majority vote. Inman