Owasso Republican Primary Candidates Aim to Set Bar Higher
Clough, Sarah, THE JOURNAL RECORD
In state House District 74, not just any conservative will do.
Republican candidate for state representative and former Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics agent Robert Jerome said he voted for incumbent David Derby, R-Owasso, but feels Derby has not shown the leadership the job requires.
"We need someone not just to cast a few conservative votes and go 'Whoo! I'm good!'" Jerome said. "District 74 absolutely needs someone who will go out there and lead, and champion our ideas and causes."
Jerome and Bob Batterbee, who ran last time as an independent, will face Derby in the Republican primary July 29. There is no Democratic candidate.
The candidates, with …
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