Category Archives: Oklahoma

OK: Independents, Welcome to the Democratic Primaries

By: Ajinur Setiwaldi The Oklahoma Democratic Party is making history this year by opening up their primaries to independent voters. Delegates at the state convention approved (314-147) the change in July 2015 and expect independent voters to participate in the … Continue reading

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Politics and courts in Oklahoma: Recipe for Accountability? Or Corruption?

by Grant McLoughlin Oklahoma Judicial elections have long been afterthoughts. Oklahoma has a two tiered system for selecting judges. Voters elect local trial judges directly through a non-partisan Top Two primary. Every four years local trial judges must run for … Continue reading

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The Battleground 2012: Whose [Presidential Ballot] Line Is It Anyway?

by Grant McLoughlin The new national party Americans Elect was able to achieve ballot access in Oklahoma for the 2012 presidential election even though its bid to put a national third party presidential candidate on the ballot in all fifty … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Voter ID Plaintiffs Begin a “Lonely Crusade”

When the red clay dust settled after this month’s elections in Oklahoma, nearly seventy five percent of voters had said “yes” to State Question 746, which proposed amendments to the state’s voter identification requirements.  As a result, beginning on July … Continue reading

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Getting Carded: The Debate over Voter ID Law in Oklahoma

On November 2, Oklahoma voters will confront a long list of state referendum items on which they may vote “yes” or “no.”  Second on the list—tucked between per-student educational spending and revised term limits—is State Question 746, which proposes to … Continue reading

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Citizens United and the States

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