Quote of the Day 7/22/2015

“It’s not unreasonable to be too busy or uninterested when it takes 3 elections (2 of which are exclusive) to fill 1 office.┬áIt takes an almost superhuman level of interest to properly participate in our current Byzantine system.”

-State Senator David Holt, R-OKC, speaking about Oklahoma’s system of primaries and run-off elections. He has proposed moving to a single ‘top-two’ primary with candidates from all parties and vote-by-mail elections to boost Oklahoma’s very low voter turnout (Source).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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