Quote of the Day 6/10/2015

“We took some major steps this year in addressing Oklahoma’s civic participation crisis. First, we recognized that we have a problem. Second, we passed some important reforms, including online registration and local election consolidation. Having said that, there is much more to do, and I will continue to push the issue. Improving voter turnout is going to be a long process, and the responsibility is by no means limited to policymakers. We all have to take ownership.”

-Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, who sponsored nine measures to improve voter turnout and participation in Oklahoma, two of which were approved (source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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