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Tuesday election begins mid-terms


When registered Republican voters in McClain and Cleveland  Counties go to the polls Tuesday, they will find their ballots include two State House of Representative races.

Both incumbents are running for another term in Districts 20 and 42.

Challenging District 20 incumbent Sherrie Conley is Anthony Mackey.

District 42 incumber Cindy Roe’s opponent is Matthew D. Huggans.

District 4 Congressman Tom Cole will face two challengers in that primary race. They are Frank W. Blacke and James Taylor.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day.

The remainder of the ballot will be heavily Republican with 45 candidates vying for a dozen federal and state offices while registered Democrats and independents will have leaner ballots with only eight candidates seeking office.

The ballots  are:


Republican – Moira McCabe, Joe L. Kintsel, Kevin Stitt, Mark Sherwood.

Democrat – Connie Johnson, Joy Hofmeister.

State Auditor & Inspector

Republican – Steven W. McQuillen, Cindy Byrd.

Attorney General

Republican – Gentner F. Drummond, John M. O’Connor.

State Treasurer

Republican – David B. Hooten, Clark Jolley, Todd Russ.

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Republican – John Cox, William D. Crozier, April Grace, Ryan Walters.

Labor Commissioner

Republican – Keith Swinton, Sean Roberts, Leslie K. Osborn.

Corporation Commissioner

Republican – Harold D. Spradling, Justin Hornback, Todd Thomsen, Kim David.

U.S. Senate

(unexpired term)

Republican – Luke Holland, Markwayne Mullin, John F. Thompkins, Scott Pruitt, T.W. Shannon, Adam Holley, Randy J. Grellner, Alex Gray, Paul Royse, Laura Moreno, Nathan Dahm, Jessica J. Garrison, Michael Coibion.

U.S. Senate

Republican – Jackson Lahmeyer, James Lankford, Joan Farr.

Democrat – Jason Bollinger, Brandon Wade, Madison Horn, Arya Azma, Jo Glenn, Dennis L. Baker.

If needed, a runoff election will be August 23.

In addition, there are two Democrats and two Republicans running for Cleveland County Commissioner in District 3.

They are:

Democrat – J.D. Krohmer, Mo Vaughn.

Republican – Harold Haralson, Rusty Grissom.


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