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Special Interests Line Up to Support Stitt

Special Interests Line Up to Support Stitt Edmondson Says $5 Million Loan Repayment Should Worry Voters   OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 30, 2018 – Gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson issued a warning to voters today after Kevin Stitt’s most recent ethics filing shows he has poured $5 million of his own money into the governor’s race. “Candidates…

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Legendary Lawmen Tout Edmondson’s Second Amendment Support

Legendary Lawmen Tout Edmondson’s Second Amendment Support Legendary lawman Harvey Pratt and others are pushing back against National Rifle Association ads that claim Drew Edmondson is anti-gun. The ads are running in Oklahoma as part of a half-million-dollar media buy placed by the Washington, D.C. special interest group in support of Kevin Stitt’s candidacy. Pratt,…

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Keating Tax Commission Appointee Says Stitt Plan to Fund Education Would Require 50 Percent Property Tax Increase on Every Oklahoman

Keating Tax Commission Appointee Says Stitt Plan to Fund Education Would Require 50 Percent Property Tax Increase on Every Oklahoman A former vice chairman of the Oklahoma Tax Commission is blowing holes in Kevin Stitt’s latest plan to fund education. On his website, Stitt says, “I like the policy proposed by a conservative group of…

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Republicans Support Edmondson in Digital Spot Launched Today

Republicans Support Edmondson in Digital Spot Launched Today OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 29, 2018 – With public education in crisis and rural hospitals closing their doors, Democrat Drew Edmondson is finding unlikely allies from across the aisle. Today, Edmondson’s campaign released a made-for-Facebook ad featuring teachers, parents and, yes, Republicans who are supporting his candidacy for governor….

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Family Farmers & Ranchers Form Advisory Council to Back Edmondson

Family Farmers & Ranchers Form Advisory Council to Back Edmondson Concerned with the issues of agricultural profitability, funding and fear of consolidation of rural public schools and the erosion of Oklahoma’s rural health care structure, a group of family farmers, ranchers, and ag professionals has formed a coalition to advise and support Drew Edmondson for…

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Citing Record of Bipartisanship and Support for Teacher Pay Raises, Edmondson Receives OEA Endorsement

Citing Record of Bipartisanship and Support for Teacher Pay Raises, Edmondson Receives OEA Endorsement OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 11, 2018 – Drew Edmondson received a powerful bipartisan endorsement today, as the Oklahoma Education Association Fund for Children and Public Education (OEA) officially endorsed him in the race for governor. The group cited Edmondson’s bipartisan leadership, his…

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Broadway star Kelli O’Hara to headline Edmondson rally

Broadway star Kelli O’Hara to headline Edmondson rally Oklahoman and Tony Award-winner supporting Edmondson for governor OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 24, 2018 – A Tony-winning Broadway superstar is lending her voice to an ever-growing chorus calling for new leadership in Oklahoma’s governor’s office. Kelli O’Hara will perform as part of a get-out-the-vote concert/rally in support of…

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Edmondson Education Tour Report

Edmondson Education Tour Report “Let the teachers teach” Throughout July and August 2018 Drew Edmondson held education listening meetings across the state to hear directly from those involved in Oklahoma’s public school system. He met with teachers, retired teachers, early-childhood educators, parents, and administrators from numerous different school districts across the state.  While teacher pay…

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RELEASE: Edmondson Only Candidate to Walk the Walk on Transparency

Edmondson Only Candidate to Walk the Walk on Transparency Opponents refuse to provide voters with financial disclosures OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 9, 2018 – Drew Edmondson today said that by refusing to release their financial information and information on any potential conflicts of interest, Republican gubernatorial candidates Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt have forfeited their right to talk…

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RELEASE: Parents and teachers join Edmondson for filing day

Parents and teachers join Edmondson for filing day Edmondson says education to be first priority for his administration OKLAHOMA CITY, April 12, 2018 – In the midst of a movement to fully fund public education, Drew Edmondson was joined by parents, educators and Oklahomans eager for change in a march to the state capitol on Thursday, where he…

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