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President Biden hoping to get millions vaccinated in a month

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The White House’s “National Month of Action” to reach its vaccination goal is underway. President Joe Biden wants to get 18-million people vaccinated by the Fourth of July. If the goal is reached, 70-percent of adults in America will be partially vaccinated against the Coronavirus. The...
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Results are in for several Southwest Oklahoma elections

LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) - Voters in several Southwest Oklahoma areas made their voices heard in a number of elections Tuesday. In Comanche County, voters failed to pass a school bond for Bishop Public Schools. Although it got 57% approval, it did not get the 60% supermajority needed to pass. That...
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Election day for towns in Southwest Oklahoma

LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) - It’s election day for a couple of towns across Southwest Oklahoma. In Comanche County, a proposition for Bishop Public Schools is up for a vote. City improvement propositions are on the ballot in Rush Springs and Hollis, and in Jackson County, a special sales tax is up for consideration.
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Comanche County,

Early voting begins Thursday for local elections

SWOK, Okla. (TNN) - Early voting starts Thursday for several local elections. In Comanche County, voters will decide on a $7,895,000 school bond to pay for repairs and remodeling for school buildings. Jackson county voters will decide on a half-a-percent excise tax that would go toward renovations for the county...

Pocasset Village Association to hold virtual candidates night

POCASSET — The Pocasset Village Association will hold a virtual candidates' night next week in preparation for the upcoming town election. In cooperation with other Bourne civic associations, the event will take place on May 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. May 12. All candidates from contested elections are being invited.
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Grady GOP welcomes candidates, food, fun on May 20

A newly energized, post-COVID team of local Republicans welcomed members of the Oklahoma State House of Representatives, along with County Sheriff Jim Weir and District Attorney Jason Hicks to the county meeting on April 15 in Chickasha. The upcoming May 20 gathering welcomes U.S. Senate Candidate Jackson Lahmeyer, along with...
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Deadline approaching to apply for April 6 absentee ballots

Voters in Grady County who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 6 Election 2021 should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Hughes said today. Absentee ballots are available to any registered voter, provided they are eligible to vote in the election requested. No excuse is needed to vote by absentee ballot.

Elgin mayoral candidate withdraws from election

ELGIN, Okla. (TNN) - The city of Elgin won’t be holding a mayoral election. According to the Comanche County Election Board, Bill Bybee withdrew his candidacy on Monday, which leaves JJ Francais unopposed. Francais will be succeeding longtime Mayor Larry Thoma later this year. Elgin operates under an aldermanic form...
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Candidate filings are in for Chickasha City Council

There will be one race for the Chickasha City Council Municipal Election this spring. Incumbent Brian Gerdes will run against David Lucas for the Ward 1 Council Member seat on April 6. There will be two new faces on the council. Incumbents, Kimmy Loggins (Ward 2) and Jim Hopkins (Ward...

Comanche, Stephens county candidate filings for upcoming elections

COMANCHE COUNTY Okla. (TNN) - Stephens and Comanche Counties will be holding elections in the coming months. In Comanche County, four people have filed to run for Mayor of Cache, including Scott Brown, Kenneth Carter, Susan Roskam and James McCarthy. Mark Roach will be running against Stephen Red Elk for the Ward 3 city council seat.