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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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2022 Oklahoma Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2022 OK Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ervin Yen (8) Oklahoma Republican challenger for Governor
  • Joy Hofmeister (18) Oklahoma Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Kevin Stitt (6) Oklahoma Republican Governor of Oklahoma
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Oklahoma Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Frontier, "We fact-checked the Oklahoma governor's debate between Kevin Stitt and Joy Hofmeister," by Clifton Adcock & Reese Gorman, October 21, 2022, (Link)
  • The 74 (America's Education News Source), "As Oklahoma Governor's Race Tightens, Voucher Debate Takes Center Stage," by Linda Jacobson, October 14, 2022, (Link)
  • The Journal-Record, "Sparks fly as Stitt, Hofmeister make their case," by Janice Francis-Smith, October 12, 2022 , (Link)
  • Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, "Oklahoma Providers Increase After Anti-Christian Regs Blocked," by Ray Carter, June 28, 2022
  • Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, "Hofmeister Sends Mixed Messages on Bathroom Policy," by Ray Carter, April 25, 2022
  • Tahlequah Daily Press, "Hofmeister disagrees with Stitt on tribal issues," by James Beaty McAlester, Dec 14, 2021
  • Tulsa World, "Oklahoma tribes might be more active in 2022 governor's race," by Bob Doucette, Nov 22, 2021
  • KFOR-4-TV Oklahoma's News, "Reactions to State of Oklahoma's execution of John Grant by lethal injection," by Hicham Raache, Oct 28, 2021
  • The Frontier, "Hofmeister is running as a Democrat. Would she govern like one?," by Ben Felder, October 22, 2021
  • The Oklahoman, "Second Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate changes political affiliation, abandons GOP," by Carmen Forman, Oct 19, 2021
  • The Black Wall Street Times, "Education Superintendent Switches from R to Dem to Run for Oklahoma Governor," by Erika Stone, October 7, 2021
  • Tulsa World, "Joy Hofmeister to flip parties, challenge Kevin Stitt for governor in 2022," by Andrea Eger & Randy Krehbiel, Oct 7, 2021
  • The Journal Record, "Hamilton: The show is underway--candidates starting 2022 campaigns," by Arnold Hamilton, November 12, 2020
  • KOCO-5 ABC News, "Former state Sen. Ervin Yen officially announces campaign for Oklahoma governor," Nov 8, 2020
  • OKC Friday, "Yen Cites Stance on Pot, Immunizations For Primary Loss," by Mike W. Ray, Jul 06, 2018

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Joy Hofmeister: Personally pro-life; against extremism on both sides.
    Joy Hofmeister: Personal decision between woman, her doctor and her faith.
    Kevin Stitt: FactCheck: Less than 1% of abortions are after 21 weeks.
Civil Rights
    Joy Hofmeister: Listen to perspective and priorities of tribal nations.
    Joy Hofmeister: Transgender bathroom policy: let local schools decide.
    Kevin Stitt: Oppose bathrooms that match their gender identity.
    Joy Hofmeister: Suspend death penalty until it be properly carried out.
    Joy Hofmeister: FactCheck: Yes, OK has higher crime rate than NY and CA.
    Kevin Stitt: FactCheck: OK has higher violent crime rate than NY and CA.
    Ervin Yen: Opposes medical marijuana without qualifying conditions.
    Joy Hofmeister: My focus will be on education, particularly public schools.
    Joy Hofmeister: Vouchers are "rural schools killers" that pull funding.
    Kevin Stitt: Fund students not systems, including vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Joy Hofmeister: Support Oklahoma business, including oil and gas industry.
    Joy Hofmeister: Work with oil & gas industry to craft policies suited to OK.
    Kevin Stitt: EPA is weaponized to restrict drilling on federal lands.
Families & Children
    Ervin Yen: Has pressed for increasing vaccinations of school children.
Gun Control
    Ervin Yen: Opposed permitless carry bill.
    Joy Hofmeister: I'm an Oklahoman; I have a conceal and carry permit.
Health Care
    Ervin Yen: Mandate masks and mandate vaccines for coronavirus.
    Ervin Yen: COVID: Oklahoma desperately needs a mask mandate.
    Ervin Yen: Privatizing Medicaid is simply a bad idea.
    Joy Hofmeister: COVID: I'd have listened to experts instead of changing them.
    Joy Hofmeister: Supported Medicaid expansion under Obamacare.
Principles & Values
    Ervin Yen: Reason for running: state's lack of response to COVID.
    Ervin Yen: I have not changed; the Republican Party has.
    Joy Hofmeister: Lifelong Republican became Democrat to challenge incumbent.
    Joy Hofmeister: Throughout my life, I've valued hard work and perseverance.
    Joy Hofmeister: Tried to bar religious discrimination in scholarship program.
Tax Reform
    Joy Hofmeister: Fiscally conservative but praised tax boosting teacher pay.

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  • Ervin Yen Oklahoma Republican challenger for Governor
  • Joy Hofmeister Oklahoma Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Kevin Stitt Oklahoma Republican Governor of Oklahoma

The above quotations are from 2022 Oklahoma Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage.
Next election in 2022; contenders:
OK 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.former State Sen. Ervin Yen(Independent)
vs.State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister(D nominee)
vs.former State Sen. Constance Johnson(D,lost primary)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 Oklahoma gubernatorial debate,
Gary Richardson (R)
vs.Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.Mick Cornett(R)
vs.Connie Johnson(D)
vs.Scott Inman(D)
vs.Joe Maldonado(L)
vs.Chris Powell(L)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Oklahoma gubernatorial Debate
Former contenders:
Joe Dorman (D,2014)
Ernest Istook (R, 2006)

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