Poultry executives donate last-minute to Askins
Two officials with Tyson Foods and the owner of Simmons Foods gave the maximum $5,000 contribution to Democratic Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins' bid for governor. Her opponent, Attorney General Drew Edmondson, filed a federal pollution lawsuit against those and several other poultry firms.
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State Sen. Todd Lamb, R-Edmond, reported a $1,000 donation Tuesday, putting his overall total at $694,468. He finished way ahead in fundraising over four other GOP contenders.
Scott Pruitt and Ryan Leonard, Republicans who hope to succeed Edmondson as attorney general, each reported last-minute contributions Tuesday. Pruitt reported receiving $7,400, putting his total at $390,342; Leonard reported receiving $5,000, putting his total at $917,484.
State Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy, who has no Democratic challenger, reported receiving $3,000 on Tuesday, giving her a total of $423,820. Her GOP opponent filed papers stating he didn't plan to raise more than $500.
John Doak, a Republican running for insurance commissioner, reported a $4,000 contribution, putting his overall total at $119,630, outpacing his two GOP opponents.
Owen Laughlin, a former state senator from Woodward running for state treasurer, reported a $1,000 contribution, putting his total raised at $141,441, less than half the amount raised by his GOP challenger.