- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Key figures from The Center for Public Integrity’s look at television advertising in races for the school superintendent’s race in Oklahoma. The dollar amounts are for advertising that aired prior to Sept. 8, not future commercial buys, and does not include production costs.

Hofmeister and Cox won their parties’ nominations.

SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT

Janet Barresi (R)

Ran 974 positive ads at a cost of $476,000

Ran 1,538 negative ads targeting challenger Joy Hofmeister at a cost of $763,600

Joy Hofmeister (R)

Ran 787 ads with a mix of positive and negative (toward Barresi) messages at a cost of $445,800

John Cox (D)

Ran 660 positive ads at cost of $260,900

Freda Deskin (D)

Ran eight positive ads at a cost of $8,100

Ran 448 ads with a mix of positive and negative (toward Barresi) messages at a cost of $168,200

Oklahomans for Public School Excellence

Ran five negative ads targeting Barresi at a cost of $500

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Online:

Center for Public Integrity: https://www.publicintegrity.org/who-calls-shots

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