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OK Democratic Party Chair to speak June 13 to Canadian County Dems

posted May 31, 2016, 9:53 PM by Jody Harlan   [ updated May 31, 2016, 10:09 PM ]

YUKON, Okla. – Oklahoma Democratic Party Chair Mark E. Hammons, Sr. from Yukon will speak Monday, June 13, at the Canadian County Democrats’ monthly meeting.

Hammons will share insight on the state legislative session and upcoming political campaigns.

The meeting is scheduled from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Yukon Police Department located at 100 S. Ranchwood Boulevard.

Democrats and their guests are encouraged to attend.

The presentation is free with seating available on a first come, first served basis.

Hammons served three terms as an Oklahoma state representative from 1972 to 1978.

He attended undergraduate school at the University of Oklahoma and received his Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University in 1976.

Hammons is an attorney admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Oklahoma, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the Northern District of Texas, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

He is the founder and President of the Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association and the head of the Tenth Circuit affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association.
Hammons has served two terms on the executive board of the National Employment Lawyers Association, as co-chairman of both the nominating committee and the affiliate relations committee along with other committee appointments.

The Canadian County Democrats regularly meet at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, except December, at the Yukon Police Department. For more information, phone 405-354-3189.