Republican Rep. Frank Lucas, of northwestern Oklahoma, has won re-election to a 12th term in the House.
The incumbent defeated Democrat Frankie Robbins on Tuesday for a seat that represents 32 counties from the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metropolitan areas to the far end of the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Lucas has served as chairman of the House Agriculture Committee and as a member of the Science Space and Technology panel that worked on legislation to improve weather forecasting.
The farmer and rancher won a special election for the seat in 1994. Since then, he had won at least 59 percent of the vote in each of his re-election bids, entering Tuesday's race. He won 82 percent of the vote in 2004.
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