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Oklahoma State Questions

 In addition to state and national races, voters will decide five state questions on November 6th.

  • State Question 793 – a citizen-initiated referendum to allow optometrists and opticians to operate in retail establishments;
  • State Question 794 – expanding the constitutional rights of crime victims, known as ‘Marcy’s Law’;
  • State Question 798 – providing for the election of Governor and Lieutenant Governor on a joint ticket starting in 2026;
  • State Question 800 – creating a new budget reserve fund, the Oklahoma Vision Fund, to receive a portion of gross production tax revenues;
  • State Question 801 – allowing local building fund revenues to be used for school operations. 

You can also download all five State Questions as a single PDF or you can download a one-pager with quick summaries of all five State Questions

Listen to David Blatt, Gene Perry, and Carly Putnam discuss all of the state questions on our podcast here.

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State Question 793: Allow Optometrists & Opticians to Operate in Retail Stores

  • 2018 Fact Sheet: SQ 793 [OK Policy]
  • Social media graphic with supporting and opposing arguments [OK Policy]
  • SQ 793 documents [Secretary of State]
  • Guest post in support of SQ 793 by John Kusel [OK Policy]
  • Guest post in opposition of SQ 793 by Joel Robison [OK Policy]
  • Oklahoma State Question 793, Right of Optometrists and Opticians to Practice in Retail Establishments Initiative (2018) [Ballotpedia]
  • Yes On 793 PAC website [Yes On 793]
  • Oklahomans Against SQ 793 PAC website [No 793]
  • Vision care at Walmart? Voters could soon decide whether to expand where optometrists can practice [Tulsa World]
  • Video: SQ 793, on Vision Care and Eyeglasses [Oklahoma Watch]

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State Question 794: Marsy’s Law Crime Victim Rights Amendment

  • 2018 Fact Sheet: SQ 794 [OK Policy
  • Social media graphic with supporting and opposing arguments [OK Policy]
  • SQ 794 documents [Secretary of State]
  • Oklahoma State Question 794, Marsy’s Law Crime Victim Rights Amendment (2018) [Ballotpedia]
  • Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma SQ 794 PAC website [MarsysLaw4OK]
  • Marsy’s Law is well-intentioned but be wary of unintended consequences [OK Policy blog]
  • The billionaire behind ‘Marsy’s Law’ effort [Oklahoma Watch
  • In One Minute Video Series: State Questions 794, on Crime Victims’ Rights [Oklahoma Watch]
  • Video: The Debate Over State Question 794, or ‘Marsy’s Law’, on Victims’ Rights [Oklahoma Watch]

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State Question 798: Governor and Lieutenant Governor Joint Ticket

  • 2018 Fact Sheet: SQ 798 [OK Policy]
  • Social media graphic with supporting and opposing arguments [OK Policy]
  • SQ 798 documents [Secretary of State]
  • Oklahoma State Question 798, Governor and Lieutenant Governor Joint Ticket Amendment (2018) [Ballotpedia]
  • Voters to decide future of elections for lieutenant governor [Journal Record]

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State Question 800: New Reserve Fund for Oil and Gas Revenue

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State Question 801: Allow Building Fund Revenue for School Operations

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Candidate/Election Information

  • A sneak peek at candidates on November election ballot [Oklahoma Watch]
  • August primary runoff results  [State Election Board]
  • June primary election results [State Election Board]
  • Vote 411: A “one-stop-shop” for nonpartisan, election-related information [League of Women Voters]
  • “In One Minute” Videos by Oklahoma Watch and League of Women Voters of Oklahoma
    – Governor’s Race [Oklahoma Watch]
    – Lieutenant Governor’s Race [Oklahoma Watch]
    – Attorney General’s Race [Oklahoma Watch]
    – State Superintendent [Oklahoma Watch]
  • Oklahoma Engaged: Your home for citizen-centric, multi-platform election coverage [Oklahoma Public Radio Stations]
  • Oklahoma Elections 2018: NonDoc’s coverage of legislative races, state questions, and statewide elections [NonDoc]
  • Judges on the ballot in Oklahoma: What you need to know [OK Policy blog]
  • Will 2018 be the Year of the Woman in Oklahoma Politics? (OK Policy blog)
  • Five things we know about Oklahoma’s 2018 legislative election – pre-runoff edition [OK Policy blog]
  • OKPolicyCast with Keith Gaddie on the forces shaking Oklahoma politics [OKPolicyCast]

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Important Dates

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Voter Tools

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