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Thuan Nguyen announces candidacy for Okla City Ward 5 Council seat

Thuan Nguyen has announced his candidacy for the OKC City Council Ward 5 seat currently held by long-term council member David Greenwell.
Mayor David Holt

Holt wins Oklahoma City race for mayor by landslide

Incumbent Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt won re-election Tuesday with 60% of the vote, the highest turnout since 1959.
OKC Mayor race

The race for Mayor of Okla City — a quick rundown on each candidate

The general election for Mayor of the City of Oklahoma City will take place Tuesday, February 8. Here is a rundown on each candidate.
Carol Hefner

CAIR-OK condemns mayoral candidate’s statements on Islam

The Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma (CAIR-OK) issued a statement condemning a call by Carol Hefner to "eradicate" islam.
Mayoral debate

Mayor Holt sits out debate, other candidates take turns delivering ideas

Three of the candidates for Mayor of the City of Oklahoma City took turns delivering ideas while the incumbent Mayor David Holt stayed home.
Oklahoma City Hall

Candidates for City of OKC mayor invited to debate Tuesday, Jan. 25

Free Pres, other news orgs, as well as civic organizations are partnering with NonDoc Media to hold a City of OKC mayors race debate.

Southside OKC’s Rep. José Cruz to resign for “acting inappropriately”

Representative José Cruz, D-OKC, HD-89, is resigning from his seat in the Oklahoma Legislature effective Friday, Jan. 21.

Bice draws constituents’ ire for January 6 anniversary statement

CD-5 Representative Stephanie Bice broke the previously uniform silence of the Oklahoma Congressional and Senate delegation about Jan. 6.
DA candidates

DA candidates reveal significant, shocking differences in police union forum

The Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police union held a DA candidates forum that revealed some similarities but more differences.

Confirmed – Cummings to move, run for OK County Dist 3 Commissioner

Cathy Cummings confirmed to Free Press Sunday afternoon that she will move into the new District 3 and run for that County Commissioner seat.