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MUSTANG: Gubernatorial Democrat candidate visits Mustang leaders

By: Jess Kelsey    After securing the Democratic nominee for Oklahoma’s next governor during last month’s primary, Drew Edmondson has been working on taking his campaign efforts across the state.  Edmondson stopped in Mustang Tuesday morning to visit community leaders at their weekly Positive Posse meeting, saying he believes a new direction is necessary in the state’s leadership in order to make Oklahoma a place people want…

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EDMOND SUN: Edmond Democratic Women to host Meet, Greet

All Democratic candidates for offices to be voted on by residents within Edmond City Limits and/or Edmond School District have been invited to a Meet and Greet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2.  The gathering is open to the public and will be held in the Banquet Room of the Edmond Community Center at…

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YUKON: Edmondson vows to fix dysfunctional government

By: CHRIS EVERSOLE Drew Edmondson, the Democratic candidate for governor, said Tuesday in Mustang that he would work to improve the state’s poor marks in education, health care and prison populations.  “It’s not a selling point to be No. 1 or near it in these areas and in teen pregnancies,” he told those attending Mustang’s Positive Posse session.  “I want to solve problems for a government that…

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MVSKOKE: Governor candidate donation considered during BFJ

By: Kevin Barnett OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice Committee meeting was held July 17 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Audio of the session is available at: www.mcnnc.com. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session July 28. BFJ addressed the following…

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YUKON: Drew-kon? Democratic gubernatorial leader Edmondson makes pitch in town

By: TIM FARLEY Democratic gubernatorial front runner Drew Edmondson isn’t taking any days off from the campaign trail despite having a 30-point lead over the nearest challenger.  Edmondson, with superior name recognition and more campaign funds than his nearest competitor Connie Johnson, is pushing forward with his momentum he earned early in the campaign.  “I have not eased up on the schedule one iota,” he said, during a brief…

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YUKON: Former AG pushes plan to be governor

By: TERRY GROOVER Drew Edmondson says he’s the right person to be Oklahoma’s governor, and the fact that he’s a Democrat won’t be a problem.  The former Oklahoma attorney general visited Yukon this week to make a pitch for votes in the June 26 primary, where he will face former state Sen. Connie Johnson.  The winner will face the Republican nominee in the Nov. 6 general election. There…

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TULSA WORLD: For Democrats, Edmondson is the best choice for governor

By: World’s Editorial Writers For Democrats, former Attorney General Drew Edmondson is the best choice for governor. Edmondson has the right policies on education, the environment and health care and the experience to make a serious challenge in November’s general election. His primary opponent is former state Sen. Connie Johnson, who has been one of…

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OKLAHOMA OBSERVOR: Why Edmondson is State’s Best Hope

By: Ken Neal Oklahoma has a $1.2 billion savings fund because of the foresight of one man and now that man wants to be governor. Voters should hasten to the polls to elect him. He’s Drew Edmondson, who fought to save the tobacco money that legislators and the governor wanted to use in the general…

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McCARVILLE REPORT: Primary Primer; Democratic Nomination for Governor

The McCarville Report presents the 2018 Primary Primer series. These features will take a look at the nomination races for the statewide elected seats. We are taking an excerpt from each candidate’s website (or social media account/public statements if they don’t have a website) and adding a link back to the candidate’s page. The candidates appear…

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