Sooner Politics: House Republicans Re-Elect McCall As Speaker-Designee

  There were 5 Republicans in the House seeking the post of Speaker, last week. Yesterday there were just 2.Then the Republicans caucused and voted in secret.   It was a vote between Chad Caldwell of Enid, and Charles McCall of Atoka. Reps. Hardin, Russ, & Ortega had conceded ahead of time and withdrew their candidacies.  This vote will occur again, in November, after the elections are certified and the new 57th Legislature is sworn in. There [...] Read the full article at Oklahoma's Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org .