Walters gaining momentum
Trims Inhofe lead by five points
Despite the impression advanced by the Inhofe campaign, polling indicates
David Walters is trending closer to the career politician in the race
for United States Senate.
Just one week ago, Inhofe boasted of a 24-point lead in his own poll.
Days later, KFOR-Channel Four in Oklahoma City showed Inhofe leading
by 22 percentage points. Thursday evening, KFOR will release it's
most recent statewide poll showing Governor Walters has narrowed the
gap to just 17 percentage points. 800 adults were surveyed statewide.
The new results show Walters has gained seven points on the long-time
politician Inhofe in just one week.
Inhofe focusing on Walters' violation
By Tulsa World's
Tulsa, OK -
The U.S. Senate campaign won't be about significant issues, if incumbent
Republican Jim Inhofe has his way. It will revolve around a 10-year-old
misdemeanor of his opponent former Gov. David Walters. It was a
matter of time before the mild Dr. Jekyll of Inhofe's television
commercials turned into the snarling Mr. Hyde of Inhofe, the political
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Senate debate begins in earnest
By Brian Barber
Tulsa World Staff Writer
Oklahoma City, OK - A series of joint appearances for the main candidates
is slated before the Nov. 5 election.
The main candidates for U.S. Senate are considered 500-pound gorillas
in the political jungle.
Walters is a former Oklahoma governor, while Republican incumbent
Jim Inhofe has held nearly every other position possible, including
Tulsa mayor, state legislator, U.S. representative and, since 1994,
But their political
experience is where the men's similarities end.
To hear Walters
describe him, Inhofe is a "right-wing fanatic" who's "so
out of touch with what Oklahomans care about that it's scary."
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How to voice
Among the ways you can show your support for the Walters for Senate
campaign is by writing a letter to your local newspaper. Listed below
are email links to editors of many local newspapers. Remember: This
campaign can be successful only with the help of friends like you.
Daily Oklahoman - http://www.newsok.com/
Tulsa World - email@example.com or
call 918-581-8499 to access the Call the Editor
Hugo Daily News - firstname.lastname@example.org
Lawton Constitution - email@example.com
The Ponca City News - firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a media
Stories are being written in newspapers around the state about David
Walters for U.S. Senate. We need your help watching for these stories
in your local paper and sending a copy to Walters for Senate headquarters.
If you are interesting in becoming a media watcher, contact Thomas
Purvis at 405-843-0102 or email@example.com.
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David meeting with UPS teamsters on Election
Pass it along…
Please forward your copy of The Walters Wave to your friends.
If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the
campaign, visit http://www.waltersforsenate.com/.
|29 days 'til Election
October 7, 2002
We need volunteers for phone banking and other tasks in Tulsa, Muskogee,
McAlester,and Oklahoma City. If you are interested in volunteering
for the campaign, please call Barry Butler at 405-427-3366 or any
of the following people in your area.
Tulsa - Kenda Kirby
Muskogee - Leesa Bennett
McAlester - Russell Griffin
Oklahoma City - Ron Davis
Ducks outside of Walters for Senate Headquarters showing how Jim Inhofe
is ducking out of debates.
Get Out the Vote
The election is just a few weeks away. Remind two people a day to
vote for Walters for U.S. Senate on November 5. This small effort
will produce more voters casting their support for Gov. Walters.
If you or someone you know needs assistance getting to your polling
place, contact Walters for Senate headquarters at 405-843-0102, and
we will find someone in your area to help you.
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David and Brad
Henry at the Oklahoma City Unity Breakfast.
OKC Education Forum at Classen High School
Latino Community Development
Cowboy Hall of Fame
Pittsburg County Democrat Day in McAlester
Reception - 10am - 905 S. 2nd Street
Luncheon - 11:30am - Ramada Inn
Rally - 6:30pm - EXPO Center
Wagoner/Muskogee County BBQ/Rally
11am - 1pm
Native American Leadership Academy
Oklahoma State University
Wes Watkins Center
Election Day, remember to vote for Walters for U.S. Senate
For more information or to let us know about an event in your community,
contact Walters for Senate headquarters at 405-843-0102.