On Tuesday of next week, November 12th, the citizens of Tulsa won't just cast a ballot for Kathy Taylor or Dewey Bartlett. They'll also vote on the $918-million "Improve Our Tulsa" capital improvements package, which is intended to fund improvements to our city's infrastructure --- with 70% of the package being devoted to street repair/repaving/refurbishment alone.
On this installment of StudioTulsa, we present the first in a two-part series of interviews with the candidates appearing on the ballot for Mayor in the upcoming November 12th general election here in the City of Tulsa. On today's show, we hear from Democrat Kathy Taylor, who was the 38th Mayor of Tulsa, serving from 2006 until 2009; prior to her tenure as Mayor, she was the State of Oklahoma's Secretary of Commerce and Tourism. (We will hear from Dewey F.
This is "National Voter Registration Day", and you can get your name on the rolls in time to vote in the presidential election by going to any of the YWCA’s in Tulsa. Mana Pahaie is Director of Racial Justice at the YWCA. She says the Y is also providing information on the six state questions that will be on the ballot in November.
The voter registration drive is being held at the YWCA’s midtown, downtown and east Tulsa locations. The presidential election is just 41 days away, and you have only until October 12th to register.