Mark recruits T. Sheri Dickerson as his running mate for vice chair

Mark made the announcement with a new graphic and video, and an email message to all the delegates. Look for upcoming videos with a message from Sheri, and a conversation between Mark and Sheri about CHANGE.

The email read:

We are “bringing the party home” with a Ticket for Change!

Dear Fellow Delegate,

I hope you are looking forward to this Saturday as much as I am. We have an opportunity to determine the future of our party and ultimately the state of Oklahoma, by supporting and voicing a strong progressive message.

I have campaigned across the state for five months now, and met many of you. I hope I have answered your questions about my ideas and plans. I look forward to seeing you again on Saturday, or to meet some of you for the first time before we vote for our new leadership team.

Teamwork is important for any effort, and the leadership of our party certainly requires it. Each of you are part of that team, regardless of what the votes tell us on Saturday about our direction. But to share the top leadership roles with me, I have recruited a Vice Chair running mate that can complement my experience with a solid organizing background.

T. Sheri Dickerson is a mother, a pastor, a nurse, and an activist. She has served as Executive Director of Black Lives Matter Oklahoma. She was an integral part of the organizing collective that brought 12,000 people to the Capitol on January 21 to demand full rights for women.

By my side she will work for every Democrat to assure inclusion, in words and action, for all Democrats in this party, especially those whose voices have not had a champion.

We are a “Ticket for Change.”

Please join us this Saturday to “Bring the Party Home” to its traditions for justice, for equality, and for fairness. We ask for your votes, and your continued dedication to our party’s values.

During the convention, visit our hospitality room on the 14th floor of the Tower Hotel, a short elevator ride from the convention floor. It will be open Friday evening and Saturday afternoon, and will include refreshments, sandwiches at lunchtime on Saturday, cable TV and a cash bar. Oh, and a bird’s eye view of north OKC and Lake Hefner you won’t want to pass up.

Thank you for allowing me to get to know you and Oklahoma Democrats better. It was an honor to campaign for your Chair, and if elected, an honor to serve you for the next two years.

With humility and hope,

Mark Henricksen

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