It’s less than week until Oklahoma City voters will go to the polls to decide if three city council members should keep their jobs and who will replace outgoing Councilman Sam Bowman.
According to political consultants the races have been unusually intense — a lot of money and a lot campaigning, just ask anybody in wards 6 or 8 about the amount of candidate mail they’ve received.
Voter turnout in city council races is historically low. A few hundred votes can swing a race. That’s why it’s so important all that can vote do so on Tuesday.
City government effects how people live, maybe more than any other level of government. It has to do with roads, police, firefighters development and, yes, even entertainment.
Over the last four days, I’ve published an article on each of the ward races. The seats up for election are wards 2, 5, 6 and 8.
So, find your ward on this map:
Go to the NewsOK politics page. Read up on your ward. And then go vote.