Funds raised for Oklahoma official with felony charges
May 3, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A special committee has raised $75,500 to help an Oklahoma schools superintendent who was charged in November with four felony counts involving her 2014 campaign.
The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/2pU6wO8 ) reports the Joy Hofmeister Defense Fund was created in February under a rule approved by the Oklahoma Ethics Commission in 2014. The group filed its first report Sunday.
Hofmeister is accused of illegally conspiring with a dark money group to win the election in 2014. Prosecutors allege that the 52-year-old used the Oklahomans for Public School Excellence group to secre...