State Sen. Susan Paddack of Ada, a Democratic leader on education policy and other issues, is favored to be her party's nominee for superintendent of public instruction after the primary. However, Jerry Combrink is making his case for the party nomination.
Seeking party nominations, Paddack, Barresi and Combrink aim at November
Republicans hope to retain the 5th District congressional seat vacated by Fallin
The field of seven is conservative, but some distinctions have emerged.
Democrats Coyle, Guild contend for 5th district nomination
Oklahoma City attorney Billy Coyle and emeritus Professor Tom Guild are contending for the Democratic party nomination in the Fifth Congressional District. The two seek to replace U.S. Rep. Republican Mary Fallin, who is running for governor.
Rep. Jason Nelson faces new challenge from Dana Orwig
State Rep. Jason Nelson, Republican incumbent in House District 87, has no primary foe. In November, he faces Dana Orwig, the Democrat he defeated in 2008.
“Hannah Atkins has crossed the final threshold”
Oklahoma City’s farewell to former state Rep. Hannah Atkins combined elements of public memorial, family and neighborhood reunion, intensely personal reflections and deep spirituality.