Chris Powell, in a run-off for the Libertarian Party gubernatorial nomination after winning 49% of the vote in the primary on June 26th, was featured on KOCO channel 5 news on July 17th talk about the campaign.
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, […]
The Daily Oklahoman will be publishing a preview of the gubernatorial primary in it’s Sunday edition on June 24th and is promoting it with this video which features six Republicans, one Democrat, and one Libertarian. Chris Powell is shown pointing out the biggest challenge facing the Libertarian Party in Oklahoma, that most voters remain unfamiliar […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chris Powell was quoted in Muskogee Politico in opposition to lowering the 3/4ths requirement for the Legislature to raise taxes. See http://www.muskogeepolitico.com/2018/03/gubernatorial-candidates-respond-to.html
Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Chris Powell calls for moving more of the K-12 education budget out of the hands of the Legislature and increasing local control of the classroom.
Video available here from the Tulsa World of the Tulsa Northside forum. I am featured at about the 5:13 mark discussing failure of the Legislature to prioritize spending.
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.