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Failed challenger alleges U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas is dead

BY BARBARA HOBEROCK, Tulsa World Modified: June 27, 2014 at 2:09 pm •  Published: June 27, 2014

A candidate who was soundly defeated in Tuesday's Republican primary by U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas says he will contest the election because the incumbent congressman is dead and an imposter is filling his shoes.

Timothy Ray Murray garnered 5.2 percent of the vote in Tuesday's three-candidate Republican primary, which Lucas won outright with 82.8 percent.

On Wednesday, Murray, who listed his residence as Moore on his declaration of candidacy, announced he would contest the election.

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