Oklahoma voters heading to the polls for state Senate race, local elections

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Hundreds of Oklahomans might be heading to the polls on Tuesday to verify their voices are heard in various native elections.

Oklahoma Senate District 22

The one main race in central Oklahoma might be for present U.S. Rep. Stephanie Bice’s earlier Oklahoma State Senate seat.

Within the race for Senate District 22, Republican Jake A. Merrick is going through off in opposition to Democrat Molly Ooten.

Based on Merrick’s marketing campaign web site, he says he needs to finish abortion in Oklahoma, and guarantee that youngsters and adults won’t ever be pressured to be vaccinated as a situation for employment, to enroll at school, to journey, or to interact in enterprise.

He additionally says that he needs to suggest laws that ensures companies can keep open, even within the midst of a state of emergency.

Merrick additionally says that he needs to supply tax incentives for companies to begin and develop in Oklahoma.

Based on Ooten’s marketing campaign web site, she says she would help laws that will permit dad and mom and kids to advocate for themselves in relation to public schooling. On the identical time, she says the Legislature wants to determine aggressive trainer pay to recruit one of the best and brightest into the classroom.

She says she needs to battle for laws to require insurance coverage corporations to cowl extra bodily, occupational, and speech remedy for kids within the state.

Additionally, Ooten says she would help a invoice that will require drug corporations to submit studies to the Legislature associated to their wholesale prices so that they would wish to reply for makes an attempt to gouge sufferers and households.

Oklahoma Metropolis Council

Voters in elements of Oklahoma Metropolis may also head to the polls for 2 runoff elections for Oklahoma Metropolis Council seats.

Residents in Ward 1 and Ward 3 will have the ability to resolve who represents them for the following four-year time period.

In Ward 1, voters will select between Shay Varnell and Bradley Carter.

In Ward 3, the choice might be between Jessica Martinez-Brooks and Barbara Younger.

Winners will take workplace April 13.

Edmond Mayor

Within the Edmond mayoral race, the election is between Darrell Davis and Nathan Walters.

Davis at the moment serves on the metropolis’s Ward 3 councilman, whereas Walters is an area homebuilder who graduated from UCO.

Polls might be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for Tuesday’s elections.

To discover a full checklist of all elections being held on Tuesday, go to the Oklahoma State Election Board’s web site.

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