Alva Review-Courier -

Oklahoma Gov. Fallin says she's retiring from politics


November 18, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin says she will retire from politics when she steps down as governor in January and will not pursue elective office again.

The Oklahoman reports that Fallin on Friday said she wants to spend more time with her family .

The 63-year-old Republican has been in politics since she was 35, when she began serving as a state representative.

Fallin later was elected the first female lieutenant governor, a position she held for 12 years. She then served in the U.S. House of Representatives for two terms before being elected in 2010 as the first female governor of...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019