Powell finishes with commanding lead in gubernatorial primary

As expected, Chris Powell was the top Libertarian vote-getter in Oklahoma’s gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, finishing with 49% in unofficial results. However, with no candidate reaching a majority, there will be a run-off with the second place finisher on August 28th. “Another 39 votes and we would have had enough to win outright,” said Powell, […]

Fallin vetoed the wrong bill and harmed individual rights with both, says Powell regarding SB1212 and SB1140

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Chris Powell responded to Governor Fallin’s veto of SB1212 and signing of SB1140 by saying that it should have been exactly the opposite. SB1212, known as Constitutional Carry, would have recognized the right of Oklahomans to choose to be armed. SB1140 will allow adoption agencies supported by taxpayer dollars to discriminate against […]

Chris Powell and seven other candidates appear at NSU forum

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Chris Powell participated in a forum hosted by the Oklahoma Academy at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah on Tuesday. “We have $450 million in incentives before the rubber-stamp Incentive Evaluation Commission,” Powell said. “None of that is being talked about. Our Legislature apparently thinks every red cent of that is essential to […]

Oklahoma libertarian: Top-two primaries are bad for democracy

The Daily Oklahoman featured an opinion piece by former Oklahoma Libertarian Party chair and current gubernatorial candidate Chris Powell opposing the suggestion from the Oklahoma Academy that our state move to a “Top-Two” primary system. See the article at http://newsok.com/article/5583742.