New Rogers County DA Takes Oath Of Office

Monday, January 5th 2015, 10:59 am
By: News On 6

The new district attorney for Craig, Mayes and Rogers counties was sworn in Monday morning at the Rogers County courthouse in Claremore. 

During a ceremony at the courthouse, Judge Terry McBride administered the oath of office to Matt Ballard. 

In August 2014 Ballard's Democratic opponent in the general election Robert Post quit the race. 

8/5/2014 Related Story: Opponent Quits Race, Ballard To Be Craig-Mayes-Rogers County DA

In June, Ballard defeated incumbent Janice Steidley and Erin Oquin in the Republican primary. 

Matt Ballard will also take the oath of office at a ceremony at the state Supreme Court in Oklahoma Monday afternoon.