Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 4, 2008 Oklahoma General Election

Oklahoma

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US President & Vice President (Oklahoma)
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John McCain - R
Websitewww.johnmccain.com
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Sarah Palin - R
Websitewww.palinforgovernor.com/
Barack Obama - D
Websitemy.barackobama.com
55
Joe Biden - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden
74
US Senate
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Jim Inhofe - R
Websitewww.inhofe.senate.gov
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Andrew Rice - D
Websitewww.andrewforoklahoma.com
44
Stephen P. Wallace - I
Websitewww.wallace4senate.com
US House of Representatives
United States Representative District 1
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Georgianna W. Oliver - D
Websitewww.oliverforuscongress.com
John Sullivan - R
Websitewww.johnsullivanforcongress.com
52
United States Representative District 2
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Dan Boren - D
Websitewww.borenforcongress.com
43
Raymond J. Wickson - R
Websitewww.raymondwickson.com/
United States Representative District 3
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Frank D. Lucas - R
Websitewww.frankdlucas.com
57
Forrest Michael - I
Frankie Robbins - D
Websitewww.tkvw.com/robbins
71
United States Representative District 4
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Tom Cole - R
Websitewww.cole.house.gov
68
Blake Cummings - D
Websitewww.blakecummingsforcongress.com/
David E. Joyce - I
United States Representative District 5
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Mary Fallin - R
Websitewww.maryfallin.org
62
Steven L. Perry - D
Websitewww.steveperry08.com/
64
Corporation Commissioner
Oklahoma Senate
State Senator District 5
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Patrick K. Miller - R
Jerry Ellis - D
Websitewww.oksenate.gov/Senators/biographies/ellis_bio.html?
70
State Senator District 7
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Kenny Sherrill - R
Richard C. Lerblance - D
State Senator District 15
State Senator District 17
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Donald Rominger, Jr. - R
Charlie Laster - D
State Senator District 21
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Jim Halligan - R
Websitewww.oksenate.gov/biographies/halligan_bio.html
Bob Murphy - D
State Senator District 27
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A. Bryce Marlatt - R
Websitewww.oksenate.gov/senators/biographies/marlatt_bio.htm
40
Bowdy E. Peach - D
State Senator District 31
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Don Barrington - R
Websitewww.oksenate.gov/Senators/biographies/barrington_bio.html?
69
Keith Erwin - D
State Senator District 33
State Senator District 37
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Dan Newberry - R
Websitesenatornewberry.com
41
Nancy C. Riley - D
State Senator District 41
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Clark Jolley - R
Websitewww.clarkjolley.com
46
David Taylor - D
Websitemembers.cox.net/davidtaylor41/
State Senator District 43
Oklahoma House
State Representative District 1
State Representative District 2
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Lawrence J. Mann - R
Glen Bud Smithson - D
State Representative District 5
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Doug Cox - R
Websitewww.drdougcox.com
64
Kelly Kerr - D
State Representative District 9
State Representative District 10
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Steve Martin - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=10
69
Eric Epperson - D
State Representative District 13
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Debbie Lienhart - R
Jerry McPeak - D
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=13?
70
State Representative District 14
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George Faught - R
Websitewww.GeorgeFaught.net
54
Eugene Blankenship - D
State Representative District 23
State Representative District 25
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Todd Thomsen - R
Websitewww.votetoddthomsen.com
49
Gary Starns - D
State Representative District 27
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Shane David Jett - R
Websitejettforcongress.com
Cole Koszara - D
State Representative District 28
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Ronald G. Sheppard - R
Ryan Dean Kiesel - D
State Representative District 30
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Mark E. McCullough - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=30
49
Joe Crowder - D
State Representative District 31
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Jason W. Murphey - R
Websitewww.housedistrict31.com/index.php
40
Jennifer Sherrill - D
State Representative District 33
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Lee R. Denney - R
Websitewww.leedenney.com
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Mike Pierson - D
State Representative District 34
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Aaron Carlson - R
Cory T. Williams - D
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=34
39
State Representative District 35
State Representative District 36
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Eddie Fields - R
Websiteoksenatedistrict10.com
50
Scott N. Bighorse - D
State Representative District 37
State Representative District 39
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Marian Cooksey - R
Websitemariancooksey.net
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Graham Guhl - D
Richard Prawdzienski - L
State Representative District 40
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Mike Jackson - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=40
39
Pierce Jones - D
Websitejonesfordistrict40.wixsite.com/2014
53
State Representative District 41
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Scott Cooper - I
John Enns - R
Websiteennsforoklahoma.com/
50
State Representative District 42
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Lisa J. Billy - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=42
50
Brad Perry - D
State Representative District 44
State Representative District 45
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Aaron Stiles - R
Websiteaaronstiles.com
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Wallace Collins - D
State Representative District 46
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Scott Martin - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=46
45
Miranda Norman - D
State Representative District 47
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Leslie Kathryn Osborn - R
Harold Jackson - D
State Representative District 48
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Patrick Ownbey - R
John L. Moore - D
State Representative District 49
State Representative District 50
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Dennis Johnson - R
Websitedennisjohnsonok.com
63
Daisy Lawler - D
State Representative District 51
State Representative District 52
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Charles L. Ortega - R
Websitewww.votecharlesortega.com
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Dan Mcmahan - D
State Representative District 53
State Representative District 57
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Harold Wright - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=57
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Perry Adams - D
State Representative District 59
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Mike Sanders - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=59
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Donald Edward Russell - D
State Representative District 60
State Representative District 61
State Representative District 62
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Randy Warren - D
T. W. Shannon - R
Websitewww.twshannon.com
State Representative District 66
State Representative District 67
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Pam Peterson - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=67
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Sebastian Lantos - D
State Representative District 71
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Daniel S. Sullivan - R
George Bullock - D
State Representative District 72
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Lawrence Kirkpatrick - I
Seneca Scott - D
Websitewww.senecascott.org
39
State Representative District 78
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Jay Matlock - R
Jeannie McDaniel - D
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=78
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State Representative District 79
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Weldon Watson - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=79
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Chad Hawkins - D
State Representative District 82
State Representative District 83
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Randy McDaniel - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=83
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Edward K. Holzberger - D
State Representative District 84
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Sally Kern - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=84
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Ron Marlett - D
State Representative District 85
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David Dank - R
Websitewww.okgop.com/Candidates
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Bart Jay Robey - D
State Representative District 87
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Jason Nelson - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=87
Dana Orwig - D
State Representative District 90
State Representative District 93
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Mike Christian - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=93
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David Castillo - D
Jack Cherry - I
State Representative District 94
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Kyle E. Coulter - R
Scott Inman - D
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=94
38
State Representative District 95
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Charlie Joyner - R
Websitewww.charliejoyner.com/index.php
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Michael A. Walker - D
State Representative District 96
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Lewis H. Moore - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=96
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Dianne Hunter - D
State Representative District 97
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Mike Shelton - D
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=97
44
State Representative District 98
State Representative District 99
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Willard Linzy - R
Anastasia A. Pittman - D
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=99
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State Representative District 100
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Mike Thompson - R
Websiteoklahomansformike.com
James Baggett - D
State Representative District 101
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Gary Banz - R
Websitewww.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=101
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Donnie Lewis - D
Referendums and Ballot Measures
State Question No. 735
This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It adds Section 8D to Article 10. The measure takes effect January 1, 2009. It creates an exemption from personal property tax. The exemption would be for the full amount of taxes due on all household personal property. The exemption would apply to certain injured veterans. It would also apply to those veterans' surviving spouses.To qualify for the exemption an injured veteran would have to meet certain requirements. First, a branch of the Armed Forces or the Oklahoma National Guard would have to have honorably discharged the veteran from active service. Second, the veteran would have to be an Oklahoma resident. Third, the veteran would have to be the head of the household. Fourth, the veteran would have to be one hundred percent permanently disabled. Fifth, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs would have to certify the disability. Sixth, the disability must have occurred through military action or accident, or resulted from a disease contracted while in active service. The Legislature could pass laws to carry out the exemption. Such laws could not change the amount of the exemption.SHALL THE PROPOSAL BE APPROVED?FOR THE PROPOSAL - YESAGAINST THE PROPOSAL - NO
State Question No. 741
This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It would add a new Section 22A to Article 10. This section is related to exemptions from property taxes. It would require a person or business to file an application for an exemption. No exemption could be granted prior to filing an application. The Legislature may write laws to carry out the provisions of this section.SHALL THE PROPOSAL BE APPROVED?FOR THE PROPOSAL - YESAGAINST THE PROPOSAL - NO
State Question No. 742
This measure adds a new section to the State Constitution. It adds Section 36 to Article 2. It gives all people of this state the right to hunt, trap, fish and take game and fish. Such activities would be subject to reasonable regulation. It allows the Wildlife Conservation Commission to approve methods and procedures for hunting, trapping, fishing and taking of game and fish. It allows for taking game and fish by traditional means. It makes hunting, fishing, and trapping the preferred means to manage certain game and fish. The new law will not affect existing laws relating to property rights.SHALL THE PROPOSAL BE APPROVED?FOR THE PROPOSAL - YESAGAINST THE PROPOSAL - NO
State Question No. 743
This measure amends Section 3 of Article 28 of the Constitution. It requires a customer to be twenty-one and physically present to purchase wine at a winery, festival or trade show. The measure changes the law to allow certain winemakers to sell directly to retail package stores and restaurants in Oklahoma. The change applies to winemakers who produce up to ten thousand gallons of wine a year. It applies to winemakers in state and out of state. Those winemakers may not also use a licensed wholesale distributor. They must sell their wine to every retail package store and restaurant in Oklahoma that wants to buy the wine. The sales must be on the same price basis. The sales must be without discrimination. Those winemakers must use their own leased or owned vehicles to distribute their wine. They may not use common or private carriers. If any part of this measure is found to be unconstitutional, no winemaker could sell wine directly to retail package stores or restaurants in Oklahoma.SHALL THE PROPOSAL BE APPROVED?FOR THE PROPOSAL - YESAGAINST THE PROPOSAL - NO
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