Oklahoma transgender student elected in Libertarian Party
April 22, 2018
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma student Traci Baker is only 20 years old, but she was recently elected as state secretary of the Libertarian Party.
Baker's youth is remarkable on its own, but she's also the first transgender official of any party in state history, as well as the first transgender executive of a state party in the U.S.
Baker grew up in Edmond and was interested in politics early on.
"I was inspired by the Ron Paul campaign in 2012, and that's what got me into Libertarianism," she said. "I was in high school when I did debate, and then I was in Youth in Governme...