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The City Sentinel’s Endorsements and Recommendations

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From left: Jason Lowe, Carlene Clancy Smith, and John Whetsel. Photos provided.

From left: Jason Lowe, Carlene Clancy Smith, and John Whetsel. Photos provided.

General Election, November 8, 2016

Federal Election

U.S. Senate
James Lankford

Oklahoma County Election

Oklahoma County Sheriff
John Whetsel

City-area Legislative Races

Greg Treat
Senate District 47

House District 82
Kevin Calvey

House District 83
Randy McDaniel

House District 85
Matt Jackson

House District 92
Joe Griffin

House District 93
Mickey Dollens

House District 94
Scott Inman

House District 97
Jason Lowe

House District 99
George Young

Judicial Retention Votes

State Supreme Court

James R. Winchester – YES (to retain in office)
Douglas L. Combs – YES  (to retain in office)

Court of Criminal Appeals

Rob Hudson – YES (to retain in office)
Carlene Clancy Smith – YES (to retain in office)

Court of Civil Appeals

John Fischer – YES (to retain in office)
Larry Joplin – YES (to retain in office)
P. Thomas Thornbrugh – YES (to retain in office)

State Questions
S.Q. 776 (death penalty methods) – NO
S.Q. 777 (right to farm) – neutral
S.Q. 779 (penny sales tax for common, higher and careertech education) – neutral
S.Q. 780 (sentencing reform) – YES
S.Q. 781 (use of savings from sentencing reform) – YES
S.Q. 790 (repeal of Section 5 ‘Blaine Amendment’ language) – YES
S.Q. 792 (allow liquor sales in grocery stores) – YES

Oklahoma City Public School District Questions (Bonds totaling $180 million)
Proposition No. 1 (total bond of $106 million for school building maintenance including air conditioning, safety and general equipment) – YES
Proposition No. 2 (Technology updates, $54.4 million bond) – YES
Proposition No. 3 (Transportation Equipment, $19.2 million bond) – YES

From left: Greg Treat, George Young, and Matt Jackson. Photos provided.

From left: Greg Treat, George Young, and Matt Jackson. Photos provided.

James R. Winchester (left and Douglas L. Combs. File photos

James R. Winchester (left and Douglas L. Combs. File photos

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