Stitt Leading Oklahomans to Hospital, Cemetery

OKLAHOMA CITY, December 29, 2020 – Monday, Oklahoma state health officials released figures showing that there are 3,400 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 new deaths. Worse, there are now over 1,900 Oklahomans hospitalized with the virus and 500 of them in ICU units.

“It is absurd that the governor of Oklahoma refuses to play an active leadership role in reducing the spread of COVID-19 in our state,” said Alicia Andrews, Chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, in a blistering attack against the state’s highest ranked Republican.

“Stitt has done less than zero to protect our citizens. Yesterday saw 13 more Oklahomans die. How many of these deaths could have been prevented if Stitt had shown leadership from the beginning?” asked Andrews.

“This is not a rhetorical question. Most counties are at Tier 3 when it comes to hospitalizations and Oklahoma County is nearing Tier 4,” she said. “Tier 4 is when hospitals are expected to be at full capacity.

“Today over 1,927 Oklahomans are in the hospital and 500 of those are in ICU care. This is shameful, horrible for Oklahoma families. Our governor is not a leader. He has proven this over and over again. Sadly, Oklahomans across our state are paying with their very lives because of his refusal to lead.

“While it is too late for those we have already lost to this horrific virus, we demand that Stitt find the courage, the human decency, and the fortitude to protect the rest of our citizens by issuing an immediate statewide mask mandate. If he fails to do so, the only leading he is doing is straight to the hospital and to the cemetery,” declared Andrews.


Endorsements 2020 from OKDemVets

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Wayland Cubit for Sheriff Oklahoma County

Sept 30, 2020


Charles de Coune for Oklahoma County Court Clerk

Sept 30, 2020

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Wayne Hughes for House District 90

September 29, 2020

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Jason Lowe for House District 97

September 29, 2020

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Kelly Albright for House District 95

September 29, 2020

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Cyndi Munson for House District 85

September 29, 2020

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Bryce Barfield for House District 26

Sept 26, 2020

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Denise Brewer for House District 71

Sept 29, 2020

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Merleyn Bell for House District 45

Sept 27, 2020

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Madeline Scott for House District 101

Sept 21, 2020


Shawna Mott-Wright for OK Senate District 39

Sept 21, 2020


José Cruz for House District 89

Sept 21, 2020


Jo Anna Dossett for State Senate 35

Sept 21, 2020


Kyle Meraz for District 64

Sept 18, 2020


Larry Bush for District 62

Sept. 18. 2020


Mary Brannon for US Congress District 4

Sept. 18, 2020


Kojo Asamoa-Caesar for US Congress District 1

Sept. 18, 2020


Chelsey Branham for House Distric 83

Sept. 27, 2020


Jacob Rosencrants for House District 46

Sept. 17, 2020


Yasminda Choate for House District 28

Sept. 16, 2020


Susan Carle Young for OK House District 23

Sept 14, 2020

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Summer Wesley for House District 100

September 15, 2020


Jerry Donathan for OK State Senate District 7

Sept. 15, 2020

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Collin Walke for OK House District 87

Sept. 10, 2020

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Andy Fugate for OK House District 94

Sept. 10, 2020


Mickey Dollens for OK House District 93

Sept. 10, 2020

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Trish Ranson for OK House District 34

Sept. 9, 2020

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Rick Dunham for OK State District 21

Sept. 9, 2020

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Lanier for US Congress District 3

Sept. 8, 2020

Danyell Lanier

Horn for US Congress District 5

Sept. 6, 2020


Baccus for OK House District 81

Sept. 4, 2020

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Midyett for CD3

Sept. 4, 2020


Threadgill for House District 30

Sept. 2, 2020

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Jack Reavis for OK State Senate  District 9

Sept. 2, 2020

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Melissa Provenzano for OK House   District 79

Sept. 1, 2020

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Austin Gipson-Black for OK House District 55

August 31, 2020

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Mike Sullivan for OK House District 3

August 31, 2020

OKDemVets endorse Sullivan for OK House District 3

For our full list of 2020 Endorsements of Oklahoma Democratic candidates visit Endorsements.