Assistant DA Steve Kunzweiler will run to replace Harris

December 5, 2013

Assistant District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler will run as a Republican for election as Tulsa County District Attorney in 2014.

Kunzweiler is chief of the Criminal Division under District Attorney Tim Harris who announced he will not seek re-election.

“I have been honored to serve the people of Oklahoma as a prosecutor for 24 years. I know what the job of District Attorney requires and I have the experience, the passion and the ability to do it,” Kunzweiler said.  “For many years, Tulsa County citizens have been blessed to be represented by District Attorneys who were career prosecutors of unquestioned integrity, dedication and experience – individuals like Buddy Fallis, David Moss and Tim Harris. I want to serve the citizens of Tulsa County in the tradition of those men, who made decisions for the right reasons, based on the law and the facts and evidence before them.

“As a career prosecutor myself, I have worked every day for the past 24 years to the best of my ability to protect the citizens of Oklahoma and seek justice. I want to be the next District Attorney for Tulsa County.”

Kunzweiler, 51, has been a prosecutor in Oklahoma for 24 years. He has worked as an assistant district attorney in Tulsa County for the past 11 years. He also worked as an assistant district attorney in districts which included Washington, Nowata, Osage and Pawnee Counties prior to coming to work in Tulsa County. He graduated from The University Of Tulsa College Of Law in 1988.