Open Government Pledge

 
 

FOI Oklahoma began its Open Government Pledge in 2008 as part of a national effort to spur public commitments to government transparency from candidates for president down to city council contests.

Candidates for the State Legislature

As a candidate for _________, I, ________________, endorse the purpose of Oklahoma's Open Meeting and Open Records laws to ensure and facilitate the public's understanding of governmental processes and problems. Therefore, I pledge to support at every opportunity the public policy of the State of Oklahoma that the people are vested with the inherent right to know and be fully informed about their government so that they can efficiently and intelligently exercise their inherent political power. Specifically, I pledge to support legislation to strengthen the letter and the spirit of Oklahoma's Open Meeting and Open Records laws.

 

Candidates for State or Local Office

As a candidate for _________, I, _______________, endorse the purpose of Oklahoma's Open Meeting and Open Records laws to ensure and facilitate the public's understanding of governmental processes and problems. Therefore, I pledge to support at every opportunity the public policy of the State of Oklahoma that the people are vested with the inherent right to know and be fully informed about their government so that they can efficiently and intelligently exercise their inherent political power. Specifically, I pledge that I and the public bodies that I am elected to govern will comply with not only the letter but also the spirit of Oklahoma's Open Meeting and Open Records laws.

Want to Sign?

Name *
Name
http://
(e.g. Statewide, Oklahoma House, Oklahoma Senate, a city council, etc.)
(e.g. the district, ward, or seat which for which you are a candidate)
Incumbent status *
Attestation *
By checking the box below, I attest that I am the person named above and hereby pledge to uphold the pledge(s) listed above.

We, the undersigned.

You can view the full list of candidates who have signed FOI Oklahoma's Open Government Pledge below (and also right here). 

Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement by FOI Oklahoma Inc., but we appreciate the commitment by each candidate to uphold the inherent right of Oklahomans to know and be fully informed about their government.