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For immediate release:
December 16, 2015

Audrey Scagnelli

Fiorina Continues to Gain Support in Oklahoma

Secretary of State Chris Benge joins as Co-Chair; New Leadership Team Members Announced 

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Following last night's debate, seven Republican leaders in Oklahoma join the growing list of people across the United States supporting Carly Fiorina as she runs for president. Secretary of State Chris Benge, Jill Castilla, Steve Foskin, Linda Haneborg, Ed Lynn, David Ostrowe and Hopper Smith join State Sen. Stephanie Bice and Linda Huggard as part of the leadership team supporting Carly Fiorina in Oklahoma. They understand Carly is the conservative outsider with a bold blueprint to take our government back.
Secretary of State Chris Benge, Co-Chair:
"Carly has inspired me many times with her clear, concise responses to difficult questions. Her 'character of the nation' thoughts on the issue of life and her strong national security response to rebuild the sixth fleet have only strengthened my belief that Carly is the best candidate. I appreciate her boldness in taking on Hilary Clinton. As we saw on the debate stage last night, Carly is the most intelligent candidate and her leadership skills are what this country needs."
State Sen. Stephanie Bice, Co-Chair:
“It’s my privilege to welcome so many wonderful people, including our Co-Chair Chris Benge, to our leadership team supporting Carly here in Oklahoma. Chris has worked hard serving Oklahomans for years specifically focusing on how to grow the economy and knows the importance of having a true conservative with successful business experience leading our country. I'm excited to work with everyone here to elect Carly as President of the United States.”
Leadership Team:
Secretary of State Chris Benge, Co-Chair, Tulsa
State Sen. Stephanie Bice, Co-Chair, Edmond
Jill Castilla, President and CEO, Citizens Bank of Edmond, Edmond
Steve Foskin, President, CrossFirst Bank, Oklahoma City
Linda Haneborg, Owner, Linda Haneborg & Associates, Oklahoma City
Linda Huggard, Owner, Broadway Machine, Co-Chair, Oklahoma City
Ed Lynn, Owner, Buffalo Wild Wings Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
David Ostrowe, Oklahoma National Guard, Oklahoma City
Karma Robinson, Vice President of Membership, The State Chamber, Oklahoma City
Hopper Smith, Veteran and former Tulsa State Representative, Tulsa
Together, these Republicans join a growing group of Americans nationwide who have been moved to support Carly’s candidacy because of her willingness to challenge the status quo and take on the professional political class. They will help build a grassroots network of support in Oklahoma and communicate why Carly’s unique and impressive background is what we need in the next President of the United States. A citizen leader, Carly Fiorina will bring an outsider’s perspective to Washington.