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Oklahoma City Council elections

Oklahoman Published: February 23, 2011


Oklahoma City Council elections

This is one in a series of stories leading up to the Oklahoma City Council primary election on March 1. There are 13 candidates vying for four council seats. For more information, go to

The candidates

Ward 2

Charlie Swinton, 61, senior bank officer

Ed Shadid, 42, doctor

Sam Tichenor, 32, student and entrepreneur

John Milner, 26, business owner

Janis Powers, 55, Oklahoma City planning commissioner

Jeffrey Stark, 39, union representative

Ward 5

Brian Walters (I), 34, runs family business

David Greenwell, 56, accountant

Ward 6

Jessica L. Holstein, 21, psychiatry clinic research assistant

Meg Salyer (I), 55, president of business

Adrian Van Manen, 61, church music director

Ward 8

Patrick J. Ryan (I), 72, retired utility executive

Clifford Hearron, 74, retired U.S. Air Force colonel


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