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The eight elected officials’ yearly pay will increase from $104,600 to $107,000. Elected county officials in Oklahoma County, which has a larger population than Tulsa County, are paid $105,300 per year.
The race against incumbent Janet Barresi wasn’t even close in the end. But prosecutors allege Joy Hofmeister and her political consultants decided they needed to go negative while Hofmeister took “the high road.”
District Judge Kurt Glassco has ordered the city to release records related to 911 calls from the home of Terence Crutcher, which could show whether the officer who shot him to death had been called to his home before.