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LIVE BLOG: Several key Oklahoma primaries headed to runoff

Posted at 4:01 PM, Jun 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-29 13:32:31-04

TULSA, Okla. — Several key races are headed to an August runoff election after voters headed to the polls Tuesday for Oklahoma's primary election which will narrow down multiple key races for November.

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UPDATE, 10:33 p.m.: Gentner Drummond narrowly defeated John O'Connor to win the nomination for Oklahoma Attorney General.

UPDATE, 9:54 p.m.: Ryan Walters, April Grace advance to Republican runoff election for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

UPDATE, 9:22 p.m.: Avery Frix and Josh Brecheen advance to Republican runoff for Oklahoma's U.S. House District 2.

UPDATE, 9:16 p.m.: Markwayne Mullin advances to August runoff election against T.W. Shannon in the Republican race for retiring U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe's seat.

UPDATE, 9:07 p.m.: U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas wins Republican nomination to defend third congressional district seat in November.

UPDATE, 8:32 p.m.: Madison Horn advances to August runoff for Democratic bid in race for U.S. Sen. James Lankford's seat.

UPDATE, 8:24 p.m.: Joy Hofmeister wins Democratic nomination for Oklahoma governor race.

UPDATE, 8:12 p.m.: U.S. Rep. Stephanie Bice wins Republican nomination for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district.

UPDATE, 7:51 p.m.: U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (OK District 4) wins Republican race for reelection.

UPDATE, 7:27 p.m.: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt wins Republican bid for 2022 reelection campaign.

UPDATE, 7:20 p.m.: U.S. Sen. James Lankford wins Republican nomination for his Senate seat.

UPDATE, 7:00 p.m.: Polls close in Oklahoma. TRACK live results here.

UPDATE, 4:16 p.m.: A Rogers County poll worker said voters showed out Tuesday, with more than 600 coming to their two precincts at the Rogers County Building in Claremore before 4 p.m.

UPDATE, 8:48 a.m.: A fire broke out at a precinct in McAlester, forcing voters later Tuesday to instead go to the Pittsburg County Election Board. Officials say between 5:30 and 6 a.m., a poll worker arrived at the Assembly of God Church and found the building engulfed in flames.

>> Fire breaks out at McAlester church, polling location

UPDATE, 7:00 a.m.: Polls open at precincts across Oklahoma.

Several voters headed to new precincts for the first time after redistricting placed their neighborhoods in different districts.

>> What you need to know about today's primary elections

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