Daxon posted the following note to Gary Johnson:
“Thank you for making the personal sacrifices inherent in running for President. I will be voting for you.
“I am a life-long Republican. Fifty years ago, I was President of the Oklahoma County Teen-Age Republicans and later Chairman of Oklahoma College Republicans and part of our delegation to the 1976 National Convention. I have held statewide elective office as a Republican and served as Republican State Chairman. Only a few times have I failed to vote for the Republican candidate. But, I am an American first!
“This is a very important election. Donald Trump announced his candidacy with a promise to restrict immigration from Mexico and he all but declared a trade war with the rest of the world. With our serious national debt, we need growth. We aren’t going to get it with a bunch of new regulations and high tariffs. And – with government playing its proper role, America CAN compete with anyone in the world.”
One of Daxon's longtime friends, Steve Byas, still serves on the OKGOP executive Committee. Steve introduced Mr. daxon to me at the 2015 SRLC event.
Byas (copublisher of the Oklahoma constitution) had this response, on social media;
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