The Norman Transcript

Election Coverage

Election Coverage
  • Two candidate forums planned this week

    Monday Norman NEXT will host a candidate forum for the office of Senate District 15 and House District 45 from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday at the Norman Chamber of Commerce, 115 E. Gray St. The public is invited to attend. All four candidates ...

    October 14, 2012

  • Danville Preview VP debate brings Danville attention - and a windfall

    Business usually slumps this time of year as the private college in the heart of this small city in the rolling Kentucky bluegrass lets out for fall break.

    October 7, 2012 2 Photos

  • Election logo.jpg SQ 764: New plan proposed for water supply

    One year ago, the Oklahoma Water Resources Board finalized and approved an ambitious, comprehensive water planning effort in the 2012 Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan. The objective of the plan is a dependable water supply for ...

    October 7, 2012 1 Photo

  • Ballot Language: SQ 762

    On the ballot for Nov. 6 State Question 762 Modifies the power and authority of the Governor and Pardon and Parole Board in the parole process for nonviolent offenders This measure amends Section 10 of Article 6 of the Oklahoma ...

    September 30, 2012

  • Election logo.jpg SQ 762 calls for reforms to pardon and parole process

    Proponents of State Question 762 say it will save the state millions of dollars. Opponents say it will open the gates for those prisoners who need to serve their time....

    September 30, 2012 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Election logo.jpg SQ 762 calls for reforms to pardon and parole process

    Proponents of State Question 762 say it will save the state millions of dollars. Opponents say it will open the gates for those prisoners who need to serve their time....

    September 30, 2012 1 Photo 1 Story

  • SQ 765 will reform child welfare

    State Question 765, if approved by voters, will allow for radical reform of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services....

    September 24, 2012 1 Story

  • State’s DHS dates back to 1936

    The Department of Public Welfare was authorized on Aug. 7, 1936, by article 25 of the Oklahoma Constitution. A nine-member Oklahoma Commission for Human Services, appointed by the governor, oversees the state’s largest agency and appoints ...

    September 24, 2012

  • SQ 759 could limit affirmative action

    Has affirmative action turned into a discriminatory preference that grants unfair treatment to certain groups? And if so, should it be abolished? State Question 759 brings these questions to Oklahoma voters in November by prohibiting what ...

    September 23, 2012

  • Election logo.jpg SQ 758 limits collection of property tax

    Two of the six state questions on November’s ballot deal with ad valorem or property tax issues. State Question 758 would apply to all property taxes. If approved, the measure would limit annual increases in property taxes to 3 percent. ...

    September 16, 2012 1 Photo