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Encyclopedia > Oklahoma Republican Party

The Oklahoma Republican Party is an Oklahoma political party affiliated with the United States Republican Party. Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,960 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... A political party is an organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ... This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ...

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Headquarters and state party chairman

The headquarters of the Oklahoma Republican party is located at 4031 North Lincoln Boulevard in Oklahoma City. Tom Daxon, CPA, is the current party chairman. He is the 35th elected state party chairman; he was elected on April 22, 2006. Nickname: Capital of the New Century, OKC, O-City Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma. ... Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are accountants in the United States who have passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination and have met additional state education and experience requirements for certification as a CPA. In Canada, public accountants are known as Chartered Accountants or Certified General Accountants. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Political views

The Oklahoma Republican party describes itself as socially and economically conservative. Social conservatism is a belief in traditional morality and social mores and the desire to preserve these in present day society, often through civil law or regulation. ... For other uses, see Capitalism (disambiguation). ... This article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ...


The Addendum to the Oklahoma Republican Pary Grassroots Platform 2005, reads, in part: Look up addendum in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

1. While Oklahomans may not agree on all issues, we in the Republican Party strive to build a better community and state for future generations. Our Party, while composed of many individual views, unites within the ideals of moral and fiscal conservatism. 2. We invite all Oklahomans who support the mandate on family values and fiscal responsibility to register as Republicans and vote. We urge everyone to help restore and protect integrity and our constitutional rights and responsibilities through limited government. 3. We, the Oklahoma Republican Party, conclude that morality and good character are a must for all elected officials. Character Counts. 4. We urge the Party to endorse those candidates who are registered Republicans, and who affirm and promote a Pro-Life concept, support limited government, free markets, and the original intent of the U.S. Constitution. 5. Knowing the importance of input and participation for all citizens in our republic, we recommend continuing to document individual ideas, concerns, and suggestions from within our Republican Party. Legislators, candidates, or individuals within the Party may not agree with every detail of the platform; however, we believe Republican candidates should read our Party Platform and consider it as a document submitted as a consensus of grassroots concerns. This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to as a state (although four officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, under the provisions of the United States Constitution form the United States of America. ... Generations redirects here. ... A moral is a one sentence remark made at the end of many childrens stories that expresses the intended meaning, or the moral message, of the tale. ... The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ... Voter registration is the requirement in some democracies for citizens to check in with some central registry before being allowed to vote in elections. ... Voting is a method of decision making wherein a group such as a meeting or an electorate attempts to gauge its opinion—usually as a final step following discussions or debates. ... A constitutional right is a right granted by a governments constitution (on the national or sub-national level), and cannot be legally denied by that government. ... The terms limited government and small government are two terms which cover two related meanings. ... Morality refers to the concept of human ethics which pertains to matters of good and evil —also referred to as right or wrong, used within three contexts: individual conscience, systems of principles and judgments — sometimes called moral values —shared within a cultural, religious, secular, Humanist, or philosophical community; and codes... Character may mean: Persons: Actor Fictional character Video game character Roleplaying game character: player character non-player character Moral character Character structure, in psychology, a constellation of enduring motivational and other traits that are manifested in the ways that an individual reacts to various challenges Symbols: in typography, a sign... The contents of this page have been moved to http://en. ... Pro-life is a term representing a variety of perspectives and activist movements in bioethics. ... A free market is an idealized market, where all economic decisions and actions by individuals regarding transfer of money, goods, and services are voluntary, and are therefore devoid of coercion and theft (some definitions of coercion are inclusive of theft). Colloquially and loosely, a free market economy is an economy... Intentionalism redirects here. ... Page I of the Constitution of the United States of America Page II of the United States Constitution Page III of the United States Constitution Page IV of the United States Constitution The Syng inkstand, with which the Constitution was signed The Constitution of the United States is the supreme... Citizenship is membership in a political community (originally a city but now usually a country) and carries with it rights to political participation; a person having such membership is a citizen. ... In a broad definition, a republic is a state or country that is led by people whose political power is based on principles that are not beyond the control of the people of that state or country. ... Grassroots is a political movement for individual constituents of a community to voice their ideas and opinions. ...

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Political history

Historially, the Oklahoma Republican party has been less successful than the Oklahoma Democratic Party; the Democrats have been the dominant political force in Oklahoma (especially in local political races) almost since the days of early statehood in 1907. Only three Republicans have been elected Governor of Oklahoma in the nearly 100 years Oklahoma has been a state (Henry Bellmon, Dewey F. Bartlett, and Frank Keating). The other 22 governors have all been Democrats. The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This is a list of Governors of Oklahoma: Charles N. Haskell Democratic 1907-1911 Lee Cruce Democratic 1911-1915 R. L. Williams Democratic 1915-1919 James B. A. Robertson Democratic 1919-1923 John C. Walton Democratic 1923-1923 Martin E. Trapp Democratic 1923-1927 Henry S. Johnston Democratic 1927-1929... Henry Louis Bellmon (born September 3, 1921) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ... Dewey Follett Bartlett (March 28, 1919–March 1, 1979), a U.S. politician, served as the second Republican Governor of Oklahoma from 1967 to 1971, following his predecessor, Henry Bellmon. ... Frank Keating as Governor of Oklahoma Francis Anthony (Frank) Keating (born February 10, 1944) is an American politician who was the Republican Governor of Oklahoma from 1995 to 2003. ...


The Oklahoma Republican party has experienced greater success in national politics; Oklahoma voters have favored the Republican candidate for President over the Democratic candidate in every presidential election beginning in 1968. Oklahoma Republicans have had greater success in Congressional races, also: both U.S. Senators are Republicans and four of the five Oklahomans in the U.S. House of Representatives are Republicans. United States presidential elections determine who serves as President and Vice President of the United States for four-year terms, starting on Inauguration Day, which is January 20th of the year after the election. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Seal of the U.S. Congress. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ...

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Historically Prominent Oklahoma Republicans

  • Governor Henry Bellmon
  • Governor Dewey F. Bartlett
  • Governor Frank Keating
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Current Republican Elected Officials

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United States Congress

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The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... James Mountain Inhofe (born November 17, 1934), usually known as Jim Inhofe, is an American politician from Oklahoma. ... Thomas Allen Coburn, M.D. (born March 14, 1948) is a medical doctor and a Republican U.S. Senator from Oklahoma. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... General John Sullivan John Sullivan (February 17, 1740 – January 23, 1795) was an American general in the Revolutionary War and a delegate in the Continental Congress. ... Frank D. Lucas (b. ... Rep. ... Ernest James Istook Jr. ...

State officials

  • Lieutenant Governor: Mary Fallin
  • House Speaker: Todd Hiett
  • Senate Minority Leader: Glenn Coffee
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Mary Fallin is the Lt. ...

See also

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This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ... Until very recently, Oklahoma was considered a swing state in American politics, meaning, Oklahoma went back and forth between supporting the two major parties (Democrats and Republicans). ... As of the 2000 census, there are five Oklahoma United States congressional districts. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,960 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ...

External links

  • Oklahoma Republican Party Home Page
  • Oklahoma Republican Party Grassroots Platform 2005
  • Current Oklahoma Republican Elected Officials.
  • Oklahoma Historical Society page listing Oklahoma Governors.

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Oklahoma's natural terrain is very diverse, ranging from Oak-Hickory mixed forest in the Eastern well-watered part of the state, to the Post Oak/Black Jack Oak savanah territory of the Cross Timbers, to the plains and semi-arid regions of Western Oklahoma and the Oklahoma panhandle.
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