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2018 Oklahoma Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 OK Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Chris Powell (20)
  • Connie Johnson (5) Oklahoma Democratic candidate for Oklahoma Governor
  • Gary Jones (2)
  • Gary Richardson (13) Oklahoma Republican candidate for Governor
  • Joe Maldonado (20)
  • Mary Fallin (3) Oklahoma Republican Governor
  • Scott Inman (1) Oklahoma Democratic candidate for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Oklahoma 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • NBC News, “Oklahoma governor vetoes gun bill, signs adoption bill,” May.12.2018
  • The Oklahoman, "Candidates mostly avoid stance on marijuana," by Chris Casteel, January 8, 2018
  • Norman Transcript, "Cash, candidates and cannabis," by Adam Troxtell, Jan 7, 2018
  • Tulsa World , "Gubernatorial candidates," by Randy Krehbiel, Jul 30, 2017
  • U.S. News and World Report, "Oklahoma Auditor Gary Jones to Run for Governor," by Sean Murphy, May 8, 2017
  • KOSU-FM, "Oklahoma Schools Say They Need More Funding," by Emily Wendler, April 24, 2017
  • The Oklahoman, "Election '18 has already begun," by Dale Denwalt, February 4, 2017
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Chris Powell: Leave decision to states or the people themselves.
    Joe Maldonado: You own your body; not the Government.
    Connie Johnson: Advocate for women's reproductive freedom in State Senate.
    Gary Richardson: Life is a beautiful gift from our Father who created us.
Budget & Economy
    Chris Powell: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Joe Maldonado: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Gary Jones: Cut budget without losing core services.
    Gary Richardson: Curb wasteful spending in our state government.
Civil Rights
    Chris Powell: Strongly supports same-sex marriage.
    Joe Maldonado: Strongly supports same-sex marriage.
Corporations
    Gary Richardson: End special tax breaks encouraged by lobbyists.
Crime
    Chris Powell: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Joe Maldonado: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Mary Fallin: No life sentences for juveniles.
    Gary Richardson: Opposed to private prisons; focus on justice, not jail.
Drugs
    Chris Powell: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Joe Maldonado: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Connie Johnson: Strong proponent of legalizing medical marijuana.
    Gary Richardson: If people vote to legalize medical marijuana, I'll honor it.
    Connie Johnson: Ending the war on drugs would improve criminal justice.
    Connie Johnson: Advocate for decriminalized and medical marijuana.
Education
    Chris Powell: Strongly oppose vouchers for school choice.
    Joe Maldonado: No vouchers for school choice.
    Gary Richardson: A child's zip code shouldn't determine quality of education.
Energy & Oil
    Chris Powell: All energy production should treated equally before the law.
    Joe Maldonado: Freer market will allow energy that is greener.
Environment
    Chris Powell: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Joe Maldonado: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
Families & Children
    Mary Fallin: Disallow adoptions in LGBT homes.
Foreign Policy
    Chris Powell: Neutral on American Exceptionalism.
    Joe Maldonado: Libertarian way instead of American Exceptionalism.
Free Trade
    Chris Powell: Support free trade.
    Joe Maldonado: Support and expand free trade.
Government Reform
    Chris Powell: No opinion on making voter registration easier.
    Joe Maldonado: Make elections and voting fair.
Gun Control
    Chris Powell: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Joe Maldonado: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Mary Fallin: Veto constitutional carry: No handguns without a permit.
    Gary Richardson: Completely supportive of the Second Amendment.
Health Care
    Chris Powell: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Joe Maldonado: Expand ObamaCare.
    Connie Johnson: Get mental health department up to speed by 2020.
    Gary Richardson: Government has a role to play in mental health care.
Homeland Security
    Chris Powell: Don't expand the military.
    Joe Maldonado: Don't expand the military.
Immigration
    Chris Powell: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Joe Maldonado: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
Jobs
    Chris Powell: Strongly oppose affirmative action.
    Joe Maldonado: Oppose affirmative action.
Principles & Values
    Chris Powell: Protect freedom to not have religiosity forced upon.
    Joe Maldonado: Keep God in the public sphere.
    Gary Richardson: Got 14% of the vote as Independent in 2002 Governor's race.
    Gary Richardson: Freedom to work & worship free of government interference.
Social Security
    Chris Powell: Privatize Social Security but accommodate those in system.
    Joe Maldonado: Opportunity to opt out of Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Chris Powell: Oppose higher taxes on the wealthy.
    Joe Maldonado: Higher taxes on the wealthy.
    Scott Inman: Don't balance the budget on the backs of the middle class.
    Gary Jones: Taxes must go up but with budget cuts.
    Gary Richardson: Smaller government, less taxes, and eliminate waste.
Technology
    Gary Richardson: Eliminate the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.
    Gary Richardson: Dismantle the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.
War & Peace
    Chris Powell: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Joe Maldonado: Avoid foreign entanglements.


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