• Cornett, Stitt advance to gubernatorial runoff, will face Edmondson

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    Quick Facts:

    • Oklahoma will elect a new governor in 2018 
    • Fifteen candidates filed for the highest office in the state 
    • Primary race on June 1st will narrow that race 
    • Oklahoma saw a record number of people register to run in these elections

     

    Oklahomans will elect a new governor in November 2018. 

    The field is full with fifteen candidates in three parties filing for the office. The Oklahoma governor is elected to a four year term, the office is also term limited to two consecutive terms. 

    WHO'S RUNNING?

    Republican:

    Barry Gowdy

    Gary Richardson

    Christopher Barnett 

    Mick Cornett - Advanced to Runoff

    Dan Fisher 

    Todd Lamb

    Kevin Stitt - Advanced to Runoff

    Eric Foutch

    Gary Jones

    Blake Stephens 

    Democrat:

    Drew Edmondson - Primary Winner

    Connie Johnson

    Libertarian: 

    Joe Exotic 

    Chris Powell - Advanced to Runoff

    Rex Lawhorn - Advanced to Runoff

    Who won the primary election?

    Former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson won the democratic primary for governor.

    The GOP race is too close to call at this time. Only former Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett has advanced to the runoff. The final spot will likely go to either Todd Lamb or Kevin Stitt.

    When do I vote?

    The primary election is June 26th. If you want to cast a ballot you MUST register to vote by June 1st. 

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO VOTE. 

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