Elections http://publicradiotulsa.org en Senate Republican Debate at Tulsa's Summit Club http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/senate-republican-debate-tulsas-summit-club <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">The Tulsa Republican Club hosted a senatorial debate on May 16, 2014 at Tulsa's Summit Club for the Senate seat being vacated by US Senator Tom Coburn. Oklahoma State Senator Randy Brogdon, Congressman James Lankford, and State Representative T.W. Shannon participated in the debate, which was moderated by KWGS News Director John Durkee.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Editor 59744 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Senate Republican Debate at Tulsa's Summit Club John Zogby, the "Prince of Polling," Offers Stats and Insights on the Millennial Generation http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/john-zogby-prince-polling-offers-stats-and-insights-millennial-generation <p>Our guest is John Zogby, founder of the famed Zogby Poll and veteran political/cultural analyst, who did a pair of events here in Tulsa earlier this week and stopped by our studios while he was in town. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:39:14 +0000 Rich Fisher 49926 at http://publicradiotulsa.org John Zogby, the "Prince of Polling," Offers Stats and Insights on the Millennial Generation Making the Case for "Improve Our Tulsa" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/making-case-improve-our-tulsa <p>On Tuesday of next week, November 12th, the citizens of Tulsa won't just cast a ballot for Kathy Taylor or Dewey Bartlett. They'll also vote on the $918-million "Improve Our Tulsa" capital improvements package, which is intended to fund improvements to our city's infrastructure --- with 70% of the package being devoted to street repair/repaving/refurbishment alone. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:07:01 +0000 Rich Fisher 49291 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Making the Case for "Improve Our Tulsa" The Homestretch of Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Chat with Dewey Bartlett http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/homestretch-tulsas-2013-mayoral-race-chat-dewey-bartlett <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we present the second in our two-part series of interviews with the candidates appearing on the ballot for Mayor in the upcoming November 12th general election here in the City of Tulsa. On today's program, we hear from Republican Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr., the current Mayor of our city, who was elected to this post on November 10, 2009, and who is seeking re-election. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:19:50 +0000 Rich Fisher 48768 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Homestretch of Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Chat with Dewey Bartlett The Homestretch of Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Chat with Kathy Taylor http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/homestretch-tulsas-2013-mayoral-race-chat-kathy-taylor <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we present the first in a two-part series of interviews with the candidates appearing on the ballot for Mayor in the upcoming November 12th general election here in the City of Tulsa. On today's show, we hear from Democrat Kathy Taylor, who was the 38th Mayor of Tulsa, serving from 2006 until 2009; prior to her tenure as Mayor, she was the State of Oklahoma's Secretary of Commerce and Tourism. (We will hear from Dewey F. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:27:54 +0000 Rich Fisher 48678 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Homestretch of Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Chat with Kathy Taylor The Third of a Three-Part Series on Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Discussion with Dewey Bartlett http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/third-three-part-series-tulsas-2013-mayoral-race-discussion-dewey-bartlett <p>On this installment of ST, we offer the third and final interview in our three-part series of conversations with the leading candidates to be Tulsa's next mayor. As per changes to the City Charter that were enacted in 2011, the current race for mayor will be non-partisan, with a primary scheduled for Tuesday of next week: June 11th. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 21:30:52 +0000 Rich Fisher 40464 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Third of a Three-Part Series on Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Discussion with Dewey Bartlett The Second of a Three-Part Series on Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Discussion with Bill Christiansen http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/second-three-part-series-tulsas-2013-mayoral-race-discussion-bill-christiansen <p>Today on ST, we continue our three-part series of conversations with the leading candidates to be the City of Tulsa's next mayor. As per changes to the City Charter that were enacted in 2011, the current race for mayor will be non-partisan, with a primary scheduled for Tuesday of next week: June 11th. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:19:19 +0000 Rich Fisher 40365 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Second of a Three-Part Series on Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Discussion with Bill Christiansen The First of a Three-Part Series on Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Discussion with Kathy Taylor http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/first-three-part-series-tulsas-2013-mayoral-race-discussion-kathy-taylor <p>Today on ST, we begin a three-part series of conversations with the leading candidates to be the City of Tulsa's next mayor. As per changes to the City Charter that were enacted in 2011, the current race for mayor will be non-partisan, with a primary scheduled for Tuesday of next week: June 11th. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:00:03 +0000 Rich Fisher 40301 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The First of a Three-Part Series on Tulsa's 2013 Mayoral Race: A Discussion with Kathy Taylor Dr. Paula Newberg, of the University of Texas-Austin, on "Pakistan's Elections: What Happens Now?" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dr-paula-newberg-university-texas-austin-pakistans-elections-what-happens-now <p>On this edition of ST, a discussion of Pakistan, that vitally important yet on-again-off-again U.S. ally --- or is "ally" even the proper term here? --- which saw an electoral "first" recently. That is, after its historic elections over the weekend, Pakistan's first elected government served its full term and then ceded power to a new government, to be headed by prime minister-elect Nawaz Sharif and president-elect Asif Ali Zardari. Our guest is the noted South Asian expert, Dr. Fri, 17 May 2013 19:39:25 +0000 Rich Fisher 39254 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dr. Paula Newberg, of the University of Texas-Austin, on "Pakistan's Elections: What Happens Now?" "The Importance of Democracy Promotion as a Pillar of U.S. Foreign Policy" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/importance-democracy-promotion-pillar-us-foreign-policy <p>Our guest is Richard Soudriette, who's the President of the Center for Diplomacy and Democracy, which is based in Colorado Springs. He also served as founding President of IFES, or the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, from 1988 to 2007. Under Mr. Soudriette's leadership, IFES grew into one of the premier organizations offering technical assistance around the globe in matters related to elections, civil society, rule of law, and governance. Thus he's played a key role in launching networks of elections officials in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:14:34 +0000 Rich Fisher 35977 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Importance of Democracy Promotion as a Pillar of U.S. Foreign Policy"