Patrick Wyrick, A native of Atoka, Oklahoma, has been working and living in Oklahoma City. He is, in fact; the Solicitor General for the state of Oklahoma.
But the Oklahoma Constitution mandates that the 9 justices should collectively represent all areas of the state.
In fact, when Steven Taylor, perhaps the most "strict-constructionist" of the justices, retired; the founding text mandates that a qualified attorney or judge from that same 2nd court district should replace Taylor.
Article VII - Section 2 says;
Each Justice, at the time of his election or appointment, shall have attained the age of thirty years, shall
The Oklahoma Democrat Party contends that Wyrick was not a qualified elector (qualified to be a voter) in Oklahoma's 2nd Court District.
If Wyrick is not a registered voter, then it seems pathetic that he should be a leader of our civic matters. The high court needs character, more than debate skills.
If Wyrick is a registered District 2 voter, or has a valid drivers license, utility bill, library card, or other such residency evidence, then he can clear this matter up promptly.
He has not done that...
Yes, he won a US Supreme Court case... But is he a geniunely honorable boy scout? Does he possess the honor worthy of the high court?
Will he construct a convaluted narrative to cheat his way onto the high court?