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Elections are at the very core of a representative democracy. From the lowest participation rate in the nation in 2020 to a dramatic decrease in candidates running for office, strong grassroots changes are needed in Oklahoma to strengthen democracy at all levels.

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Areas for Growth

Oklahoma has a rich history of innovation and pioneers but in recent years the state has consistently remained at the bottom of national rankings in healthcare, public education, and opportunities for women. Furthermore, rural Oklahoma continues to be an afterthought for policymakers, weakening opportunities for economic growth and passing family farms to future generations.
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By engaging more of the population in the democratic process

Grit for Democracy seeks to revitalize Oklahoma's political landscape. 
Abby Broyles

I'm committed to ensuring all Oklahomans from every walk of life are seen and heard. Join our fight for change, democracy, and the values we share as proud Oklahomans to create a better future for our families.

Abby Broyles

The Importance of Young Black Voters

The Importance of Young Black Voters

Every major movement in this country has been fueled by young people and Black people on the frontlines defining what change looks like.
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Only the Young

In 2020, I found myself in a familiar situation in coffee shops across Oklahoma. I'd roll in, masked up with a cell phone to my ear and a couple multitasking staffers, to order a cup of coffee before rushing off to our next stop on the campaign trail.
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National Run for Office Day

National Run for Office Day

I care deeply about the future of our state, and I saw firsthand as a journalist the disconnect between an entrenched career politician and the people back home he was elected to represent. That’s why I got off the sidelines and ran for office in 2020.
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