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November 2016 Ballot Measures

Election day is Tuesday, November 8. In addition to casting a vote for the highest office in the land, Oklahomans will be deciding a US Senate seat,  four US House seats, and yes or no on seven state questions. The seven questions are briefly outlined below. Over the next four weeks, we will be posting more in-depth reviews of each of the state questions on our blog and, when relevant, we?ll include results and recommendations from our past Town Halls. Another great resource for preparing for 11/8 is the 2016 Oklahoma Voter Guide

November 2016 Ballot Measures

State Question 767 is a legislatively referred constitutional amendment dealing with the death penalty. The amendment would declare all methods of execution be allowed, unless prohibited by the US constitution, and designated statutorily by the legislature. Additionally, the amendment woul...

Jennifer Engleman | Oct 11, 2016

Academy Spotlight: Ms. Susan Winchester

Susan Winchester is owner and president of the Winchester Group, a business development organization working primarily with non-profits. She is a member of numerous local and state organizations promoting leadership development. She currently sits on the Executive Board of the Oklahoma City National Memorial, The Oklahoma Academy for State Goals and the Girl Scouts Council of Western Oklahoma and is a Regent for the Regional Universities of Oklahoma. In 1998, Winchester was elected to represent State House District 47. Having earned a record of leadership and a reputation for getting things done, she was elected Oklahoma?s first woman Speaker Pro Tempore during the 50th session of the state Legislature. She atte...

Jennifer Engleman | Oct 11, 2016