Will Republicans Challenge Their Own Incumbents?
Several conservative groups in Oklahoma are mobilizing with an intent to build a better vision for Oklahoma government. Some are focusing on specific candidates they want to see in office, while others are concentrating on the message of what conservatism is supposed to mean. And then still others are committed to bypassing the legislature and governor completely, by presenting specific reforms directly to the voters.
The Tulsa 912 Project is preparing a conference on campaign management for this winter. A date will be announced within weeks.
Several Republican County Committees are resuming the practice of more frequent meetings, to assist the election process and give candidates more opportunity to be vetted within the party structure. Some OKGOP County Committees have not held any organizational meetings for several years, until recent months. Some are planning 'straw poll' events after the April filing period.
The Oklahoma Conservative PAC vets candidates and provides endorsements and funding to like-minded and competent candidates
But to give some sense of the outrage of the conservative base, I'll share with you, this...
Oklahoma Blogger Ron Black finished his 2017 message with this assessment.
Nate Beeler Cartoons - license pending