Governor-Elect Kevin Stitt Lays Out Plans For First Term In Office

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 9:53 am
By: News 9

Governor-elect Kevin Stitt joined News 9 Wednesday morning to discuss his victory and plans for his first term in political office. 

Stitt said he will focus on structural changes in the state.

"I want to bring our agencies to the 21st Century. I look at how other states are managed, and we have a fantastic state, we just have some structural problems. I want to change the way that the accountability works in the agencies. I think that's going to go a long ways to help in the Legislature and thinking about Oklahomans and getting those dollars into the rural health care system, into the roads and bridges, into the education system... we've got a plan to do it." 

Kevin Stitt also said he wants to unify Oklahomans.

"We're all Oklahomans. It's time we all came together to really change our state, to really change the trajectory. We have to come together as Oklahomans. It's not a Republican versus Democrat issue," Stitt said.

Stitt won with 54 percent of the vote and a difference of more than 140,000 votes.

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