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Freedom Oklahoma to hold Monday (April 8) march to celebrate Oklahoma’s first openly gay Oklahoma City Council member

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY— Freedom Oklahoma will host a march and rally on Monday, April 8 in the capital city of the Sooner State. According to a press release sent to The City Sentinel, CapitolBeatOK  and other news organizations, the event will celebrate the assumption of office by James Cooper, Oklahoma City’s first openly gay […]

Mayor Holt looks at a MAPS endowment, candidates give positive feedback, city tax revenue continues to surge

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City – In his first State of the City address last week, Mayor David Holt said “people and programs” are more apt to reflect community priorities than “bricks and mortar.” Candidates for city council were supportive of Holt’s comments, and government revenue reports point to a positive picture for meeting government […]

The Color Purple and feminine electoral strengths – Oklahoma City Top 10 local stories for 2018

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher In the imperfect but popular color designations assigned to modern voting patterns, Oklahoma City and Oklahoma County now seem securely ensconced in the ranks of the “color purple” – a mixture of blue (liberal Democratic leaning) and red (conservative Republican leaning). In this newspaper’s annual ranking of top 10 local stories, […]

On February 13, Vote For David Holt

The City Sentinel endorsement David Holt is the right man, at the right time, in the right town. Horse racing analogies are overused in political analysis, but what the heck: Holt has dominated the race for mayor of Oklahoma City from pillar to post, from the starter’s gate to the finish line in sight on […]

A, B, C, through the letter Z – David Holt amasses broad-based support in race for Mayor

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Last week, the mayoral campaign of David Holt circulated to news organizations and via the Internet a long list of names of community leaders and grass-roots neighborhood activists from across the metropolitan area who support his campaign to lead the Sooner State’s capital city. This story reflects an edited compilation, […]

Holt builds strong mayoral momentum, Maughan withdraws

Staff Report David Holt continues to build strong momentum in his race for mayor of Oklahoma City The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 107, is the latest major endorsement for Holt, a Republican. Holt said he was proud to have the support of “the men and women who build Oklahoma City.”  Local 107 […]

Sen. David Holt garners FOP endorsement in Oklahoma City’s mayoral race

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Fraternal Order of Police (Lodge 123) on Tuesday (September 19) announced support of David Holt to become Oklahoma City’s next Mayor. The endorsement comes two weeks after all mayoral candidates appeared in a public forum to discuss public safety issues. The FOP announced the endorsement was the result of […]

Editor’s Notebook: Four months in, David Holt dominates the 2018 Oklahoma City mayoral race

Patrick B. McGuigan From an editor’s notebook: State Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, is dominating the race for mayor of Oklahoma City. If endorsements matter, across the broad and diverse community in this capital city, Holt is demonstrating impressive strength, gaining an early edge over every known opponent. His support from across the political spectrum […]

Calling for ‘One OKC,’ David Holt enters race to replace Mayor Cornett

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor State Senator David Holt officially entered the race for mayor of Oklahoma City on Monday, February 27. Holt has worked closely with Mayor Mick Cornett, who is not seeking reelection next year. A rising star in Oklahoma politics, Holt has a proven ability to raise money and a depth of experience […]

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