Candidate Profiles: The Race for Oklahoma Governor, 2018

All of a sudden last week, 15 candidates in the Oklahoma governor’s race were pared to five. The runoff, and then the general election, will arrive before you know it. So check out our rolling profiles of the gubernatorial candidates throughout the campaign – to help you decide and to know what’s at stake.

After Prison, Many Oklahomans Are Banned from Voting for Years

Tens of thousands of Oklahomans who have been convicted of felonies are unable to vote until their time in prison and on probation and parole has been completed. That often means they wait for years, even more than a decade, before they can cast a ballot. Some states are easing restrictions.