November: A Month of Mixed Blessings

November: A Month of Mixed Blessings

While November is often associated with elections at the CAIR-OK Government Affairs department, it is also commemorated as Native American Heritage Month. Oklahoma has the 3rd highest population of Native Americans in the United States, with 39 different federally...
Election Analysis: A Deep Dive Into Democracy

Election Analysis: A Deep Dive Into Democracy

Last week, we released our “Birds-Eye View” of the midterm elections, listing results of some key races and noting some interesting trends across the country. Now, with ballots fully counted and results being finalized in national races, we’re ready...
The 2022 Midterms: A Birds-Eye View

The 2022 Midterms: A Birds-Eye View

In a state where voter turnout is low, especially in midterm season, Oklahoma saw mostly typical results, with subtle evidence of change. With over 34,000 fewer Oklahomans voting this time than in 2018, it is evident that voter apathy is still a huge concern:...
An Oklahoma At Odds? Thoughts from the Governor Candidates’ Debate

An Oklahoma At Odds? Thoughts from the Governor Candidates’ Debate

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, two Oklahoma Governor candidates took to the stage, giving voters a final chance to view many of their top concerns being addressed between the two parties. Gov. Kevin Stitt, the incumbent Republican, and State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister, the...
The Summer of SCOTUS

The Summer of SCOTUS

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author alone and do not reflect the organization’s stance on any political issue. CAIR-OK is a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.) This summer has been a whirlwind of decisions at the...