Sharp Contrasts Define the Frontrunners in Gubernatorial Race

The Kevin Stitt-Drew Edmondson race will be a study in contrasts, with Stitt positioning himself as a Donald Trump-like outsider with business acumen, and Edmondson positioning himself as a serious-minded, experienced public servant wanting more support for education and social services.

This Year, a Primary Runoff of Historic Proportions

If there is one thing clear about today’s runoff election, it’s that voters and observers are in for a record level of suspense. The election will feature the largest number of runoffs in at least two decades, and possibly the most in state history.

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.