Republicans chasing relatively few votes in eastern Oklahoma congressional race
In the most closely watched congressional race in the state this year, six Republicans are vying for their party’s nomination in a sprawling district where GOP voters can sometimes be hard to find.
WASHINGTON — The six Republicans hoping to succeed Oklahoma’s only Democratic congressman are competing for a relatively small electorate in the eastern part of the state that is still dominated by registered Democrats.
In 2010, when six Republicans also vied for the GOP nomination in the 2nd Congressional District, fewer than 25,000 GOP voters went to the polls in a district of nearly 700,000 people and nearly...
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