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Democrats Flip Oklahoma Congressional Seat

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

The big news coming out of the Oklahoma congressional elections was the flipping of the Fifth...Continued Inside...

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All Judges Survive Retention Ballot

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

On November 6, Oklahoma voters retained four Supreme Court justices, three Court of Criminal Appeals...Continued Inside...

Voters Reject Four of Five State Questions

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

Six statewide ballot measures were certified for the 2018 elections in Oklahoma. One measure, the...Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Gross Receipts Finish Strong in 2018

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

Gross Receipts to the state Treasury grew at a double-digit pace, increasing by more than $1.5...Continued Inside...

Forty Years of the Oklahoma Constitution

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

With this issue of the Oklahoma Constitution, we celebrate our 40th year of publication. We wish to...Continued Inside...

Republican Back Stabbers

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

Republican candidates usually dont have to worry about Republican elected officials campaigning for...Continued Inside...

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Governor Kevin Stitt

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

On January 14, J. Kevin Stitt was inaugurated as the 28th governor of the State of Oklahoma. He replaces Governor Mary Fallin who was prohibited by term-limits from seeking a third four-year term in 2018. With the seat open for the first time in eight...... Continued Inside...

Republicans Sweep Statewide Secondary Offices

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

In addition to the governors office, a host of secondary statewide offices, and one seat for the Corporation Commission were up for election in 2018. As in 2010 and 2014, Republican candidates won all of the races. In the races for Lieutenant Governor,...... Continued Inside...

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Letters to the Editor for Winter 2019
Constitution StaffWinter 2019

Misguided SympathiesLate in 2018 it was announced that here in Oklahoma that one of the State departments had contracted with an out-of-state company to install cameras in the highway and street systems to photograph the license plates of all vehicles,...... Continued Inside...

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Tidbits for Winter 2019
Constitution Staff Winter 2019

Record Voter Registration and TurnoutOfficial voter registration statistics released January 15 by the Oklahoma State Election Board show the highest number of registered voters following a gubernatorial election since the board began recording voter...... Continued Inside...

Republican Back Stabbers

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

Republican candidates usually dont have to worry about Republican elected officials campaigning for their opponents. But, in the 2018 elections, a number of current or former elected officials either worked to defeat Republicans in the primary elections,...... Continued Inside...

Forty Years of the Oklahoma Constitution

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

With this issue of the Oklahoma Constitution, we celebrate our 40th year of publication. We wish to thank our many subscribers who have been loyal since the creation, and all of you who have joined us along the way.On a November night during the dark days...... Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Gross Receipts Finish Strong in 2018

Published: Winter 2019 By: Constitution Staff

Gross Receipts to the state Treasury grew at a double-digit pace, increasing by more than $1.5 billion during calendar year 2018, announced new State Treasurer Randy McDaniel on January 9. McDaniel received 72 percent of the vote and carried all 77...... Continued Inside...

Constitution Columnists

David Deming

A Tale of Two Professors
In the Fall 2018 issue of the Oklahoma Constitution, I related the persecution of OU law professor...

Jason Murphey

Stopping the Revolving Door
It was quite the surreal moment in the Oklahoma House of Representatives! As the 2018 legislative...

Julie Wilkinson

How I Got In. How I Left.
Back in 1984, left a dysfunctional relationship with my boyfriend in Florida, and decided to move...

Steve Byas

Legislature: Rescind the Con-Con Call
Legislature: Rescind the Con-Con CallJames Madison, the father of the Constitution, said he feared...

Steve Byas

Career Politician
Far too often, political campaigns discuss matters that are really not all that important. Rather...

Tim Bakamjian

The Medicaid Mess and How to Deal with it
Medicaid is a means-tested entitlement program that is overseen by the federal government, but is...

Theodore King

The Federal Page for Winter 2019
Congresswoman Kendra HornI suppose I should offer congratulations to Congreswoman Kendra Horn on her...

Richard Engle

Abolition Making Victims into Criminals
In the recent GOP gubernatorial primary a premature retiree from the State House, Dan Fisher, ran a...

Linda Murphy

Oklahoma Education and Workforce Development
Oklahoma state government is in transition to new leadership with Gov. Kevin Stitt, Lt. Gov. Matt...

John Michener

Why Kill Bills?
Grassroots activists around the state support bills based on principle. We believe there is a right...

Charlie Meadows

What Is Wrong With Our Media?
This article will evaluate TV, local talk radio and the Oklahoman regarding the quality of...

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