Rule Change Conceals Statewide Candidates’ Personal Finances

Unlike the federal government and nearly three dozen states, Oklahoma does not require statewide candidates to reveal even the most basic details of their personal finances before Election Day. That means voters will choose the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and other officeholders with scant information about their finances and potential conflicts of interest.

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.