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Tulsa, Okla. — Ty Walker is pleased to announce that former TU [University of Tulsa] Football coach, State Senator (R) Dave Rader, has endorsed Ty Walker for Tulsa City Council, District 5, to replace Karen Gilbert. Sen. Rader issued the following statement to the Walker campaign:

As a long-time Tulsan, Will Rogers graduate, and one who has chosen to live in Tulsa, I take great interest in those who serve on our city council. Ty Walker is a life-long Tulsan, husband, Dad, TPS graduate, Navy veteran, and small-business owner.  He, too, chooses to not only live in Tulsa but to invest in Tulsa,” said Senator Rader. 

Rader continues, Ty has the best interest at heart for our city. Ty is a tireless worker who will carry that work ethic to City Hall. It is with confidence I recommend Ty to the good people of District 5.”

State Senator (R) Dave Rader represents Senate District 39, which spans part of South Tulsa and most of Mid-Town, including Tulsa City Council District 5.

About Ty Walker for Tulsa City Council District 5

Ty Walker is a life-long Tulsan, graduating from Tulsa’s McLain High School in 1983 and Carl Albert State College in 1985. He is a second-generation, small business owner has worked with his mother to start Wanda J’s and Evelyn’s Soul Food. He now co-owns and operates Wanda J’s Next Generation with his daughters, the next generation. Not only does Ty serve Tulsa, but he also a proud disabled veteran that served in the U.S. Navy with a deployment to Desert Storm on his service list. To learn more about Ty and his campaign visit

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