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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.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Modified: June 9, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 10, 2012
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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...

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2nd District at a glance

Registration as of June 5:

•Democrats: 259,813

Republicans: 109,627

Independents: 39,429

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