Abby Broyles could make this campaign a contest. Jim Inhofe will be 92 at the end of his term. Even for a Republican in a very Republican state that is not routine.
Kendra Horn made the most of her return to Oklahoma. She put together a campaign for Congress. She focused on health care and on women’s issues. She discusses the importance of gun safety. Her other issues include education and job training and infrastructure. Her transition to being a Member of Congress is going well. She voted for Nancy Pelosi for Speaker, explaining the only other choice was Republican Kevin McCarthy. She got appointed to the Armed Services Committee, explaining the appointment will allow her to look out for Oklahoma’s military installations. She has been looking out for other Oklahomans. With two Oklahoma Republican Congressmen, she introduced a bill to fund the Indian Health Service, notwithstanding the government shutdown.
Drew Edmondson is from an Oklahoma political family. Before his father Ed was a Congressman, he was an FBI agent. His uncle, J. Howard the Governor was a good government reformer. Under his leadership Oklahoma repealed prohibition, developed something that resembled a civil service system, introduced central purchasing and a tax withholding plan. Drew's brother James is Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court. No one suggests that he has a liberal bias. Drew Edmondson's deeply political family are Oklahoma type moderate Democrats. So is Drew. Drew Edmondson's record as Attorney General was moderate.
Jacob Rosencrants has spent his life in Oklahoma. He was born in Oklahoma City and grew up in Norman. His is a graduate of Norman High School and the University of Oklahoma in Norman. His children attend Norman Public Schools and he is a middle school and high school history and social studies teacher in the Norman Public Schools. His focus is to restore funds to support public education and to reform the criminal justice system. He particularly targets the privatization of prisons and jailing drug users instead of providing rehabilitation.