You Decide 2020: Markwayne Mullin wins re-election for Oklahoma’s 2nd congressional district

You Decide 2020: Markwayne Mullin wins re-election for Oklahoma’s 2nd congressional district
FILE - U.S. capitol building (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON — Republican incumbent Markwayne Mullin has won re-election for Oklahoma’s 2nd congressional district.

The race for District 2 was between three candidates including the Republican incumbent Markwayne Mullin.

Democratic candidate Danyell Lanier and Libertarian candidate Richie Castaldo are challenging Mullin for the seat.

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FILE - In this May 16, 2013, file photo, Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Family businesses of two Oklahoma congressmen received at least $1.8 million from a federal rescue package meant to keep small businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released Monday, July 5, 2020, by the U.S. Treasury Department. Four businesses owned by U.S. Rep. Mullin received between $800,000 and $1.9 million from the Paycheck Protection Program, (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
FILE - In this May 16, 2013, file photo, Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Family businesses of two Oklahoma congressmen received at least $1.8 million from a federal rescue package meant to keep small businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released Monday, July 5, 2020, by the U.S. Treasury Department. Four businesses owned by U.S. Rep. Mullin received between $800,000 and $1.9 million from the Paycheck Protection Program, (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

District 2 includes a large portion of eastern Oklahoma.

Voters elected Mullin, owner of Mullin Plumbing, in 2012. He currently sits on the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Lanier, born in Tahlequah and raised in Hugo, served in the U.S. Navy from 1994 to 1999.

She is now an organizational trainer and project analyst with United Health Group.

Oct. 27, 2020 - Democratic candidate for Oklahoma's Second Congressional District in 2020.
Oct. 27, 2020 - Democratic candidate for Oklahoma's Second Congressional District in 2020. (Danyell For Congress)

Castaldo, born in Tulsa, lives in Afton now and is currently a student of Global Grace University for a Masters in Biblical Counseling.

He launched GrandLakeLife Church in 2015, according to his campaign website.