Oklahoma voters decide state and local races at the polls Tuesday

State, local races on Oklahoma ballots Tuesday

OKLAHOMA CITY - While much of the political attention has been focused on the race for Oklahoma's open 2nd Congressional District seat, voters in eight separate state House and Senate races will decide their nominees on Tuesday's primary runoff election.

There will be eight primary runoffs for open legislative seats -- four each in the Senate and House.

In the Senate, Republicans are squaring off Tuesday for the nomination in District 15 in Norman, District 17 in Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties, District 33 in Tulsa and the newly drawn District 43 seat in south-central

Oklahoma that includes portions of Garvin, Grady and Stephens Counties.

Nominees also will be selected in four House districts -- District 88 in Oklahoma City, District 14 in Muskogee, District 53 in Moore and District 70 in Tulsa.

Meanwhile, early voting continues Monday in the highly contested District 2 primary runoff.

Voters are deciding who will be on the November ballot to replace Oklahoma's only Democrat, Rep. Dan Boren.

Republicans are deciding between plumbing company owner Markwayne Mullin and three-term State REp. George Faught.

Democrats will choose from longtime prosecutor Rob Wallace and Muskogee seed seller Wayne Herriman.

The winner from each party will square off against Independent candidate Michael Fulks in November.

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