DATE: 6/18/2016

Tulsa Republican Leaders Vote to Endorse Bartlett for Mayor

Tulsa, OK, – The Republican Party of Tulsa County’s Executive Committee met Thursday night, voting unanimously to endorse the re-election of Republican Mayor Dewey Bartlett. All six members of the organization’s Central Committee approve the measure as well.

Chairman Mike Ford released the following statement from the committee on Saturday:

“Dewey Bartlett has been a great Mayor for Tulsa. He has kept Tulsa strong and moving in the right direction throughout his term. The Republican Party of Tulsa County has worked well with him, appreciates his hard work for the City of Tulsa, and we believe he deserves re-election. We look forward to more success in the future for Tulsa due to his strong and steady leadership.”

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All six members of the organization’s Central Committee approve the measure as well: State Committeeman George Wiland, State Committeewoman Cheryl Baber, Tulsa County Vice Chair Joanne Tyree, Tulsa County Chairman Mike Ford, 1st District Committeewoman Jennifer Ballew , and 1st District Committeeman Donny Tiemann. Central Committee members are elected by a majority of Republican activists at their County Convention every two years.