On July 14, Our Revolution Oklahoma, a chapter of the group formed by former staffers and supporters of the Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential campaign, had a well-attended organizational meeting in Moore. 80 people from across the state attended. A followup meeting will be held on August 15. The reconvene of the Oklahoma Democratic Party on
We have to focus on not just registering Democrats, but getting them to vote. Every election! Trump/GOP voters are far more motivated for 2018 than Democrats. To win, the Democratic party must stand for bold change—not incrementalism. pic.twitter.com/yQrZRnrVjL — Our Revolution (@OurRevolution) July 21, 2017
Former state Senator Connie Johnson is an advocate for every progressive cause known, but she has a special calling to increase voter participation, and in particular to increase the use of absentee voting (vote by mail) among Oklahoma Democrats. Currently running for the Democratic nomination for Governor, Connie sent out this letter recently. Whomever you
If you have been a previous visitor to Blue Oklahoma, you will find a few changes. Maybe more than a few! (Scroll down below this announcement for newer posts.) The site is in new hands, and while we want to build on the powerful legacy left to us by Kurt Hochenauer (who has moved out
Through an open letters request, The Frontier obtained a January letter from three Democratic Congressmen to the Oklahoma Elections Board, asking about voter fraud incidents in the state. The result of the Election Board’s nearly three-month investigation into possible voter fraud in the 2016 general election? Nineteen possible instances of potential voting crimes, 17 of which
Republished with permission from One World House. In conversation with hundreds of Oklahomans over the past couple of years and after years of analysis concerning systemic change in the Oklahoma context, I am convinced that Oklahoma needs three things to happen before we will be able to begin digging ourselves out of our current crisis,
Was the call among some Republican legislators for teacher raises just a sheer political calculation that made it seemed like they cared when they really knew an increase in pay for educators was never going to happen? It sure seems so now.