James Skipper

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James Skipper
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Candidate for
Oklahoma House of Representatives District 1
James Skipper was an independent candidate in the February 14, 2012 special election for the Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 1. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Rusty Farley (R) passed away on July 4, 2011.[1]



See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Skipper was defeated by Curtis McDaniel (D) in the special election on February 14, 2012. Joe M. Silk (R) and Bethany Farley (I) also ran. McDaniel garnered 61.8% of the vote.[2][3][4]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 1, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCurtis McDaniel 61.8% 2,190
     Republican Joe M. Silk 28.1% 995
     Independent Bethany Farley 7.6% 271
     Independent James Skipper 2.5% 89
Total Votes 3,545