Voting error leaves Oklahoma Democratic Party election in doubt

By Carmen FormanStaff writercforman@oklahoman.comOklahoma Democrats will reconvene Sunday to sort out what went wrong in an election to select a new party leader.
Democrats at the state convention Saturday elected Alicia Andrews to lead the party through the 2020 elections, but a voting error catapulted the convention into chaos and cast doubt on Andrews’ victory.
The unofficial election results showed Andrews, a Tulsa Realtor and secretary of the Tulsa County Democrats, defeated Christine Byrd, the party’s outreach director by a vote of 287 to 275.
But the number of votes cast in the election was higher than the number of delegates in attendance and the number of proxy votes from people who couldn’t make the convention.Read more on NewsOK.com

By Carmen Forman
Staff writer
cforman@oklahoman.com

Oklahoma Democrats will reconvene Sunday to sort out what went wrong in an election to select a new party leader.

Democrats at the state convention Saturday elected Alicia Andrews to lead the party through the 2020 elections, but a voting error catapulted the convention into chaos and cast doubt on Andrews’ victory.

The unofficial election results showed Andrews, a Tulsa Realtor and secretary of the Tulsa County Democrats, defeated Christine Byrd, the party’s outreach director by a vote of 287 to 275.

But the number of votes cast in the election was higher than the number of delegates in attendance and the number of proxy votes from people who couldn’t make the convention.
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