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.
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. Navy Reserve pilot, led throughout the night and beat Sullivan by 54 percent, according to results from the state Election Board. Sullivan has fended off primary and general...
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