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Hofmeister brings campaign to Muskogee

A lifelong Republican campaigning for governor against the GOP incumbent appeared to warm the hearts of Muskogee County Democrats, who welcomed State Education Superintendent Joy …


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Hofmeister criticizes voucher bill, focuses on teacher shortage in Enid visits

Oklahoma’s state superintendent, who’s also seeking Democrats’ nomination for governor, juggled dual roles during a multi-stop visit to the Enid area Monday. Joy Hofmeister toured …


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‘Aggressively moderate Democrat:’ Joy Hofmeister talks about her politics as she gears up for gubernatorial run

When Joy Hofmeister announced last year she would run for governor in 2022, it wasn’t a surprise. Her name had been tossed around for the …


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Joy Hofmeister observes how Tahlequah schools make critical programs work

Cherokee Elementary School welcomed Joy Hofmeister, Oklahoma superintendent of public instruction, who came to learn from after-school programs at Tahlequah Public Schools. During her time …


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Hofmeister: Stitt is “sowing division and chaos” while pandemic continues to ravage the state

The governor has not publicly addressed the massive uptick in COVID; his last major statement on the topic was that he had no plans to …


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Hofmeister Passes Half Million Raised in Less Than 90 Days

OKLAHOMA CITY – Gubernatorial challenger Joy Hofmeister announced today that her campaign raised well over half a million dollars in less than 90 days. This …


Press Release

Hofmeister Comments on Botched Execution, Calls for Suspension of Further Executions

OKLAHOMA CITY— Joy Hofmeister, Oklahoma’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction and candidate for Oklahoma governor, issued the following statement regarding the botched execution of John …


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Brad Henry, Oklahoma’s last Democratic governor, feels a kinship with Hofmeister

The last Democratic governor of Oklahoma says he sees something of himself in state Superintendent Joy Hofmeister, a lifelong Republican with hopes of becoming Oklahoma’s …


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Joy Hofmeister to flip parties, challenge Kevin Stitt for governor in 2022

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister is running for governor — as a Democrat. The 57-year-old lifelong Republican told the Tulsa World in an exclusive interview that …