People ahead of politics
While each of us carries within us our own personal beliefs as Oklahomans, we collectively hold near and dear to us a set of Oklahoma values that bonds us. They aren’t simply Democratic or Republican values, or Libertarian or Independent values … they are, indeed, non-partisan.
I believe it is truly time to start putting people ahead of politics and money. Eastern Oklahomans deserve a public servant who encourages their civic participation and respects their uniqueness. Eastern Oklahomans deserve a Congressman who wants the government to work for the people who live here, not to benefit some faceless special interests from another state.
Friends, we have a tough road ahead of us, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned to be unquestionably true of the people of this Second Congressional District, it’s that we’re hard workers. We won’t be outworked, and the deep pockets of those out-of-state special interests don’t intimidate us one bit.
We’re hungry for change. We’re going to flip this Second Congressional District on November 6th.
This week’s Washington Post report highlighting Stilwell, Okla., as having the lowest life expectancy in the U.S. is a startling reminder that many eastern Oklahomans have been overlooked by their elected representatives, Congressional candidate Jason Nichols said Tuesday. Nichols, D-Tahlequah, is running to be the next representative for Oklahoma’s vast Second Congressional District, which spans more than two dozen counties in eastern Oklahoma from the Kansas border in the north to the Texas border in the south. Adair County is in the Second Congressional District, with Stilwell as the county seat.Continue readingThis is your victory. For sixteen months, my family and I have crisscrossed 26 counties here in eastern Oklahoma, carrying through on my promise from Day 1 to look you in the eye, answer your questions and vow, no matter our political differences, to work tirelessly to be your voice and to find solutions, rather than excuses, to your concerns.Continue reading