Claudia Griffith

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Claudia Griffith
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Candidate for
Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 45
PartyDemocratic
Education
Master'sUniversity of Oklahoma, M.P.H.
Personal
ProfessionNurse
Websites
Campaign website
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Claudia Griffith is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 45 of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Griffith's campaign website highlights the following issues:[1]

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "Claudia knows that good jobs leads to a healthy economy. She believes we need to look at new and innovative ways to attract new businesses to Norman and Oklahoma. Claudia knows that Oklahoma is a great place to live and that we can continue to build a stable and smart economy that works for everyone. She believes that for working Oklahomans to have good quality of life they need to have a living wage."
  • Excerpt: "Claudia believes that the key to good jobs and a strong economy is education. An educated workforce is one that will attract new jobs and keep companies from moving outside Oklahoma. She will work everyday to improve our public education system and build a better economic future for all Oklahomans."

Education

  • Excerpt: "As a product of Norman High School and the University of Oklahoma, Claudia knows the value of a good public education. She spent countless hours volunteering as President of the PTA at her children’s schools and has worked with educators to improve the learning environment of our children."
  • Excerpt: "Claudia believes we must find better ways to grow education and move our state forward. She knows that we need to pay our teachers more in order to keep them in Oklahoma. She believes that we need to invest more resources into public schools so that our students have the best tools on hand for their education."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "Claudia’s experience as a nurse and the director of a healthcare non-profit gives her a unique perspective on how to find new ways to provide access to affordable healthcare. She knows that government isn’t always the answer when it comes to our healthcare decisions, but she also knows that programs designed to give Oklahomans in need a helping hand have to be maintained."

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Aaron Stiles was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Claudia Griffith was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Stiles and Griffith will face off in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012

Griffith ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma Senate District 15. Griffith ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 26. She was defeated by Rob Standridge in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7]

State Senate, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Standridge 61.5% 18,789
     Democratic Claudia Griffith 38.5% 11,741
Total Votes 30,530

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