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Review of state questions
What does a ‘yes,’ ‘no’ vote mean? With six state questions on the ballot, voters will have a lot of information to remember when they enter the polls. In an effort to inform and educate voters on the upcoming elections, The Transcript has ...
Election day Tuesday
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday for the General Election. Jim Williams, Secretary of the Cleveland County Election Board, offered voters some tips on how to make votes count....
Early voting starts today
Early voting starts at 8 a.m. today at the Cleveland County Election Board, 641 E. Robinson St., Suite 200 in Norman. Because this is a federal as well as state and local election, office hours are extended until 6 p.m. today for anyone ...
Chamber apologizes for sending Switzer letter
Couple says they didn’t authorize, sign off on letter A letter to the editor supporting State Question 766 — purportedly written by Barry and Becky Switzer of Norman — was not authorized by them and should not have been published in ...
Two in county sheriff’s race
There was some early confusion over whether Oklahoma Republican Rep. Mike Reynolds was running for Cleveland County Sheriff because he shares the same name with a Moore business owner....
ID required to vote in election
Oklahoma’s proof of identity law was approved by voters in 2010. It passed with 74 percent of votes cast. The law requires every voter who votes in person at the precinct polling place or during early voting at the County Election Board to ...
Court Clerk faces challenger
As one of the last remaining Democrats holding office in Cleveland County, Rhonda Hall has held the position of court clerk since 1996. Her lone challenger this election is Republican Mitchell Slemp. While Hall has years of experience in ...
Two vie for House District 20
The competition for Oklahoma House District 20 has been steep, with four candidates in the Republican Primary and two in the Democratic Primary battling it out for the seat to be vacated by Rep. Paul Roan, D-Tishomingo, who term-limited ...
District 4 race under way
This November will see a three-way race for U.S. House of Representatives District 4, which serves the greater Cleveland County area....
Voter education key to judicial retention ballot
Justices and appellate court judges appear on the ballot in staggered six-year terms. This year’s election allows voters the opportunity to retain four Supreme Court justices and seven appellate court judges. Judges are screened by the ...
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