Jonathan Small | November 9, 2018
Voting for responsible government
Oklahoma voters had a clear choice in the election for governor.
The conservative businessman, Kevin Stitt, won 73 of 77 counties and collected the most votes for a gubernatorial candidate in state history. He beat all the pre-election polls, racking up 54 percent of the vote.
Drew Edmondson, a conventional liberal with a long career in government, won just 42 percent of the vote. The contrast between the two candidates was as clear as the outcome.
Read the rest over on The Journal Record.
Jonathan Small, C.P.A., serves as President and joined the staff in December of 2010. Previously, Jonathan served as a budget analyst for the Oklahoma Office of State Finance, as a fiscal policy analyst and research analyst for the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and as director of government affairs for the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Small’s work includes co-authoring “Economics 101” with Dr. Arthur Laffer and Dr. Wayne Winegarden, and his policy expertise has been referenced by The Oklahoman, the Tulsa World, National Review, the L.A. Times, The Hill, the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post. His weekly column “Free Market Friday” is published by the Journal Record and syndicated in 27 markets. A recipient of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s prestigious Private Sector Member of the Year award, Small is nationally recognized for his work to promote free markets, limited government and innovative public policy reforms. Jonathan holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and is a Certified Public Accountant.