Oklahoma Elections: Rep. John Sullivan loses seat to political newcomer Jim Bridenstine

Rep. Sullivan is first Oklahoma incumbent in 18 years to get knocked off; in 2nd District, Democrats Rob Wallace and Wayne Herriman will meet again Aug. 28, while Republicans Markwayne Mullin and George Faught also head for a runoff.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Modified: June 27, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 27, 2012

WASHINGTON — Rep. John Sullivan became the first Oklahoma congressman ousted in 18 years Tuesday, as political newcomer Jim Bridenstine staged a Republican primary upset in the Tulsa-area district Sullivan has represented for a decade.

Bridenstine, a U.S....

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