May 10, 2017

Oklahoma City Firefighters Endorse David Holt for Mayor

In a major endorsement, Oklahoma City’s firefighters have unanimously voted to support David Holt as Oklahoma City’s next Mayor.

“I am honored to receive the support of Oklahoma City’s firefighters,” said Holt. “I am grateful for their service to our community, and I am grateful for their belief in my candidacy. Public safety will always be one of my top priorities as Mayor, and success requires working together with our firefighters to ensure the City’s needs are met. This endorsement reflects our mutual desire to have a strong collaborative relationship.”

“Over the course of many months and many conversations, we have built a relationship with David, and we believe in his candidacy to be Oklahoma City’s next Mayor,” said Scott VanHorn, President of the Oklahoma City Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 157. “David and our members stand united on the need for a more diverse revenue stream to fund public safety. David has repeatedly shown attentiveness to the issues that matter to us. Most of all, we feel that as Mayor, David will have an open door and an open line of communication with us. The vote of our members to endorse him was unanimous, and we stand ready to help him become Oklahoma City’s next Mayor.”

The election to choose Oklahoma City’s next Mayor will be held February 13, 2018.

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