TULSA - Former Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor is officially running again to lead the city of Tulsa.
"I'm not looking at re-writing history. I'm just looking at coming back in and leading the city," said Taylor during her announcement Tuesday at ONEOK Field.
Taylor claims she laid the foundation for building ONEOK Field and Tulsa Hills. Current Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, who announced plans for re-election 24 hours earlier, says he picked up the pieces once Taylor stepped down as mayor in 2009.
Taylor served as mayor from 2006 to 2009 and doesn't regret dropping out of the last race.
Bartlett says he's created 15,000 jobs in office while Taylor lost that many jobs during her time in office. He says he's proud of not raising taxes and creating a $2 million rainy day fund.
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Bartlett and Taylor aren't the only ones vying for office. Former Tulsa City Councilor Bill Christiansen is also in the race.
Christiansen, owner of a 41-year-old aviation business, says he knows the value of the dollar.
Voters will get the opportunity to choose their next mayor June 11.
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