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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.

New legislative map calls for major changes to Senate District 30 in OKC

SD-30, the most gerrymandered senate district in Oklahoma City will become a much more compact district for the next ten years.
Cathy Cummings

Cathy Cummings may relocate, run for Ok County District 3 Commissioner

OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) -- Cathy Cummings may go ahead and run for the District 3 Oklahoma County Commissioner race even after being gerrymandered...
Congressional redistricting

Southside OKC legislators angry at congressional district carve-out

Especially southside Oklahoma legislators are upset that the whole south side of Oklahoma City has been carved out and place in CD3.