A lawmaker known for her comments against homosexuality will face the state's first known openly transgendered candidate in this fall's elections.
Oklahoma City attorney Brittany Novotny, a Democrat, filed on Tuesday to run for the seat held by Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City.
Novotny, 30, said the campaign is not about her gender identity.
"For six years, we've had someone who has not represented her district, has been ineffective on problems and is bad for business,” she said.
She said the incumbent is pushing her personal agenda instead of focusing on issues important to House District 84, and because of that, the state and Kern's Oklahoma City district have suffered.Click here to read the complete article at Tulsaworld.com