Oklahoma Ballot Access Bill Gains a House Sponsor

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By Richard Winger On February 22, Oklahoma Representative Jason Murphey (R-Guthrie) became the House Co-Sponsor for SB 896, which eases the definition of “political party.” Oklahoma bills need sponsors in each of the two houses. The bill has already passed the Senate Rules Committee. It lowers the vote test from 10% to 2.5%. The bill, if passed, would still leave Oklahoma with a relatively severe vote test, because the only offices that count are President and Governor. …read more

Source:: http://ballot-access.org/2016/02/23/oklahoma-ballot-access-bill-gains-a-house-sponsor/