For the first time, women earned Oklahoma gubernatorial bids in both major political parties.
Lt. Gov. Jari Askins of Duncan narrowly defeated Attorney General Drew Edmondson on Tuesday for the Democratic nomination. With all precincts reporting, Askins won with 50.28 percent of the vote.
"I'm not running to be the first woman governor; I'm running to be the next governor," she said.
Her margin of victory was just 1,493 votes, according to preliminary numbers from the state Election Board.
Edmondson conceded defeat shortly before 11 p.m. He pledged his support for Askins, who will face the Republican nominee, U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin, in the Nov. 2 general election.
Fallin won her primary with about 55 percent of the vote.
Fallin said tonight she is glad to win the Republican gubernatorial primary without a runoff against state Sen. Randy Brogdon, who she said provided stiff competition.
"We are pleased that we will not have a runoff and that we can move on to work toward the general election and electing a conservative governor for the state of Oklahoma," she said.
Fallin said she hoped to work with Brogdon, R-Owasso, in getting him to support her gubernatorial bid.
Other key races were for lieutenant governor and attorney general, as well as the 5th Congressional District seat vacated by Fallin.
Here's a quick look at those races:
• Lieutenant governor
Five Republicans vied for the right to face Democratic state Sen. Kenneth Corn and independent Richard Prawdzienski of Edmond in the Nov. 2 general election.
Republican state Sen. Todd Lamb of Edmond won the nomination with about 67 percent of the vote.
Also running were state Rep. John Wright of Broken Arrow, Bernie Adler of Oklahoma City, Bill Crozier of Hinton and Paul F. Nosak of Owasso.
• Attorney general
Edmondson, who served as the state's attorney general for 16 years, left that post to run for governor.
Jim Priest of Oklahoma City was unopposed on the Democratic side in the race to be Edmondson's successor.
Two Republican candidates battled for the chance to face Priest.
Scott Pruitt of Broken Arrow, the managing partner and co-owner of the Oklahoma City RedHawks baseball team, won the nomination with 56 percent of the vote. Pruitt has served as a state senator and unsuccessfully ran for Congress and lieutenant governor.
Ryan Leonard of Oklahoma City finished with about 44 percent. He is the son of senior federal judge, Tim Leonard. His father-in-law is former Gov. Frank Keating. Throughout the campaign, Leonard touted his experience in the courtroom as a prosecutor and an attorney.
• 5th District
Seven Republicans and two Democrats ran for their parties' nominations for the 5th District Congressional seat.
On the Republican side, candidates Kevin Calvey and James Lankford, both of Oklahoma City, are headed for a runoff election in August.
Calvey had 32 percent of the vote and Lankford 34 percent.
The Democratic candidates were Billy Coyle of Oklahoma City and Tom Guild of Edmond. Coyle won the nomination with 57 percent of the vote over Guild at 43 percent.