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Green Party Member Elected to Oklahoma City Council Last Month

from Ballot Access News
Green Party Member Elected to Oklahoma City Council Last Month
May 8th, 2011

Dr. Edward Shadid, 43, a spinal surgeon, was elected to the city council of Oklahoma City on April 5, 2011. The election was non-partisan. He had run for the legislature as a Green Party nominee in 2010, and had polled 10.5% in a race against a Democrat and a Republican.… Read more ...

Can redistricting commissions be composed only of Dems and Reps?: Oklahoma lawsuit

from Ballot Access News
Oral Argument Held in Oklahoma Case over Whether Redistricting Commission Can be Composed Only of Democrats and Republicans

February 16th, 2011

On February 16, an Oklahoma State Supreme Court referee heard oral arguments in Duffe v State Question 748, case no. 109127. This lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of a new Oklahoma law that the voters passed last year.… Read more ...