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Kevin Stitt is Oklahoma's next Governor

Posted: 3:52 PM, Nov 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-07 04:10:34Z
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Kevin Stitt,has been declared the winner of the state's race for governor.

With most state precincts reporting results, Stitt holds stead with an 11-point lead.

Earlier today, we caught up with Stitt as he walked out of the polls where he voted with his daughter.

“This has been a great process,” Stitt said. “I’ve been to all 77 counties meeting …all the wonderful folks in our state and I am so excited for change.”

Stitt is a Tulsa businessman who has been criticized over his company, Gateway Mortgage and alleged shady business practices. 

More than 173,000 voted early in Oklahoma, either through main-in or in-person absentee voting, according to the election board. 

 

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