Latest Oklahoma Attorney General's Office News

Drummond knocks off O’Connor in Oklahoma AG race

Jun. 29, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tulsa attorney Gentner Drummond has knocked off incumbent Attorney General John O’Connor in the Republican primary in the race for Oklahoma attorney general. With no Democrat and only a Libertarian on the November ballot, Tuesday's victory for Drummond, 58,...

Oklahoma official seeks execution dates for 25 inmates

Jun. 11, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general has asked the state's highest appeals court to set execution dates for 25 death row inmates following a federal judge's rejection of their challenge to the state’s lethal injection method. In 25 similar filings with the Oklahoma...

Ex-EPA head Scott Pruitt to run for US Senate in Oklahoma

Apr. 15, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Scott Pruitt, the scandal-ridden former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, filed Friday to run for Oklahoma's open U.S. Senate seat, making a return to politics in a state with deep ties to the oil and gas industry. Pruitt, 53, a former...