Ben Odom: Former Member of Oklahoma State House (Speaker 1981-82) and Vice-Chairman of the Oklahoma Democratic Party. Served as political commentator on KTOK radio, and host of the "Progress" TV show on Cox Cable for 7 years. Mr. Odom has served as the state coordinator of a Presidential campaign, managed a statewide US Senate campaign, served on the National Platform Committee of the Democratic Party, and served as legal counsel to President Bill Clinton regarding election law.
Sanders defeats Clinton in Oklahoma vote Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has defeated Hillary Clinton in Oklahoma's Democratic primary winning a contest that the former secretary of state had picked up eight years ago. Sanders drew large enthusiastic crowds in two recent visits to Oklahoma City and Tulsa and both candidates made television ad buys in the Sooner State. In 2008 Clinton won the Oklahoma presidential primary but eventually lost the nomination to Barack Obama. Former President…
1968 Democratic presidential candidate Hubert H. Humphrey graduated from the Capitol College of Pharmacy in Denver in 1933 and later worked as a pharmacist before entering politics. Button from the Oklahoma state University Edna Mae Phelps Political Collection
This election is full of first-time candidates, including classroom teachers, principals, superintendants, or their family members. Democrats, Republicans and independents. Teachers know what destruction the cuts of the last few years have wrought on Oklahoma. Win, lose, or draw, teachers are alive again in Oklahoma politics. I’m betting teachers will make Oklahoma great again.