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NON DOC: Amid many runoffs, Edmondson awaits Cornett or Stitt

By: William W. Savage III Only a one-word answer is needed: Cornett or Stitt? After being bombarded for more than a year with phone calls and messaging from GOP gubernatorial hopefuls, registered Republicans are going to hear even further from and have to choose between former Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett and Tulsa businessman Kevin…

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ENID: Drew Edmondson wins Democratic nomination for Oklahoma governor

Former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson has defeated ex-state Sen. Connie Johnson to win the Democratic nomination in the race to be the state’s next governor. Edmondson will face the eventual Republican nominee in November. Edmondson’s victory Tuesday was something he was unable to do in 2010. He was upset in that Democratic primary by…

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SIOUXLAND PROUD: The Latest: In Oklahoma, Republicans ousted over teacher pay

Tuesday’s primary elections settled some lingering questions but raised a host of others. In a historic vote, voters in one of the nation’s most conservative states indicated a readiness to legalize medical marijuana. And Oklahoma’s Republican voters decided that their choice for the next leader of the state will come down to former Oklahoma City…

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NON DOC: Gubernatorial haircuts: From faux hawks to mullet locks

For many people, the mere thought of getting your hair cut provokes either delight or terror — or possibly both. The haircut we choose tells the world a lot about who we are. Haircuts are often extensions of our personalities. Whether we realize it, our haircut is a facade that conveys how we want to be perceived….

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DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR’S ASSOCIATION: DGA Statement on Drew Edmondson’s Primary Victory in Oklahoma

Tonight, Democratic Governors Association Chair Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA) released the following statement on former Attorney General Drew Edmondson winning the Democratic nomination for governor in Oklahoma: “Congratulations to Drew Edmondson for earning the Democratic nomination in Oklahoma,” said Inslee. “A Muskogee native, Navy veteran and Oklahoma’s Attorney General for 16 years, Drew has spent his entire…

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TULSA WORLD: Candidates Answer Questions About Accountability

The Tulsa World asked each candidate running for governor in the primary election a set of questions. Read all the questions and answers at the Tulsa World’s home for all of its election coverage: tulsaworld.com/election2018. The question: There has been a great deal of discussion about auditing state agencies. How would you increase oversight of state…

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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: Candidates Answer Questions About Incomplete Funding from HB1010XX

The Tulsa World asked each candidate running for governor in the primary election a set of questions. Read all the questions and answers at the Tulsa World’s home for all of its election coverage: tulsaworld.com/election2018 The question: Even if pay raises associated with HB 1010XX go into effect, schools say they don’t have the money to…

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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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