OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Election Board is denying a state group's attempt to place Libertarian presidential candidates on Oklahoma's November ballot.
Oklahoma Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Wednesday the agency's legal counsel issued a legal memorandum advising against placing the Americans Elect Party's presidential and vice presidential candidates on the ballot.
Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan waves with his family Wednesday at the GOP convention in Tampa. Also on stage: his daughter Liza, sons Charlie and Sam Ryan, wife Janna and mother Elizabeth.
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The scene inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum during the GOP convention Wednesday night.
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Romney campagin pins are on display for sale in the GOP gift shop at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Hello from Tampa, where tonight Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin accepted the Republican Party's vice presidential nomination and told the nation that if he joins Mitt Romney in the White House they will work to solve the nation's problems, not blame them on others.
"We will not duck the tough issues, we will lead," he said. "We will not spend four years blaming others, we will take responsibility. We will not try to replace our founding principles, we will reapply our founding principles."
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says President Barack Obama and his policies are getting in the way of entrepreneurship and used an oilman's business success story as an example of pursuing the American dream.
During her speech, heard live on KWGS, Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Fallin praised the nomination of Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan.
Fallin cited the important role Oklahoma plays in the nation's energy production and its low unemployment rate of 4.9 percent.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four men running for the state's only open congressional seat are making their final pitches to voters across eastern Oklahoma's sprawling 2nd District, encouraging voters to head to the polls for what is typically a low-turnout affair.
Two Republicans and two Democrats both square off in separate primary runoffs Tuesday in the race to replace the only Democrat in Oklahoma's congressional delegation, retiring U.S. Rep. Dan Boren, who decided not to seek a fifth term in office.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — While much of the political attention has been focused on the race for Oklahoma's open 2nd Congressional District seat, voters in eight separate state House and Senate races will decide their nominees on Tuesday's primary runoff election.
There will be eight primary runoffs for open legislative seats — four each in the Senate and House.