Restraining order sought against maverick candidate for state Democratic Party chairman
By Randy Krehbiel, Tulsa World

The Tulsa County Democratic Party has asked for a restraining order against Mike Workman, a party maverick and frequent candidate who this year is campaigning for state party chairman.

In a petition filed Wednesday in Tulsa County District Court, current and past party officers say they’ve been threatened and harassed by Workman, and ask for an emergency restraining order to keep him 100 yards from the party headquarters, 13 feet from county officers and restrict his communications with the county party to email.

“Every single statement (in the petition) is not only false, but maliciously false,” Workman said Wednesday evening. “This is a political dispute, not a legal dispute.”

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