The Marco Rubio for President Oklahoma State Chairman, Sen. David Holt, has announced the names of 13 other Republican legislators who are endorsing U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s candidacy to become the next President of the United States.
“Marco’s candidacy is resonating with Oklahomans, as evidenced by this strong list of supporters from the Oklahoma Legislature,” said Holt, Oklahoma City-30 (R). “These folks come from across the state and from all walks of life, but like me, they all believe in Marco’s message. I believe Marco will perform very strongly in Oklahoma’s Republican presidential primary, and then I know Marco will win Oklahoma next November on his way to becoming the next President of the United States.”
The additional legislators endorsing Rubio are:
Sen. Kim David, Porter-18 (R)
Sen. Eddie Fields, Wynona-10 (R)
Sen. Jack Fry, Midwest City-42 (R)
Sen. A.J. Griffin, Guthrie-20 (R)
Sen. Wayne Shaw, Grove-03 (R)
Sen. Jason Smalley, Stroud-28 (R)
Sen. Roger Thompson, Okemah-08 (R)
Rep. Josh Cockroft, Wanette27 (R)
Rep. Randy Grau, Edmond81 (R)
Rep. Katie Henke, Tulsa-71 (R)
Rep. Terry O’Donnell, Catoosa-23 (R)
Rep. Leslie Osborn, Mustang-47 (R)
Rep. Harold Wright, Weatherford-57 (R)
With Thursday’s announcement, Rubio has more publicly announced endorsements from Oklahoma legislators (14) than any other candidate for President.
Rubio most recently visited the state last month, when he paid his respects at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and delivered a speech outlining his energy plan.
Rubio will be a candidate in the election during the Oklahoma presidential primary that will be held March 1, 2016. You can find more information about the candidates on FortySix News 2016 Elections page.