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{{okdis1congtoc}}{{tnr}}The '''[[Oklahoma's 1st congressional district|1st congressional district of Oklahoma]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012.
 
{{okdis1congtoc}}{{tnr}}The '''[[Oklahoma's 1st congressional district|1st congressional district of Oklahoma]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012.
  
Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] of April 13, 2012. The primary elections were held on June 26, 2012.
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|Voter registration=Voters had to register to vote in the primary June. For the August 28 runoff, the voter registration deadline is August 3. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 12.<ref>[http://www.ok.gov/elections/documents/12calendar.pdf ''Oklahoma State Election Board'' "Oklahoma Elections 2012," Accessed July 26, 2012]</ref>
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The 1st district is located in the northeast corner of [[Oklahoma]] and borders the state of [[Kansas]]. Heading into the election the incumbent is [[John Sullivan (OK)| John Sullivan]], who has served since 2003.
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The 1st district is located in the northeast corner of [[Oklahoma]] and borders the state of [[Kansas]].  
  
 
Sullivan was defeated by challenger [[Jim Bridenstine]] in the GOP primary.<ref>[http://www.fox23.com/news/local/story/Jim-Bridenstine-defeats-John-Sullivan-in-primary/g_bjYQ8uqkaFFXYhffeL4g.cspx ''Fox 23'' "Jim Bridenstine defeats John Sullivan in primary," June 26, 2012]</ref> The day of the primary, Sullivan said he had made a mistake by ignoring the primary challenge for too long. "I never had a race like this in all my life," he said.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/blogs/charlie-mahtesian/2012/06/an-incumbent-caught-sleeping-127387.html ''Politico'' "An incumbent caught sleeping?" June 26, 2012]</ref>
 
Sullivan was defeated by challenger [[Jim Bridenstine]] in the GOP primary.<ref>[http://www.fox23.com/news/local/story/Jim-Bridenstine-defeats-John-Sullivan-in-primary/g_bjYQ8uqkaFFXYhffeL4g.cspx ''Fox 23'' "Jim Bridenstine defeats John Sullivan in primary," June 26, 2012]</ref> The day of the primary, Sullivan said he had made a mistake by ignoring the primary challenge for too long. "I never had a race like this in all my life," he said.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/blogs/charlie-mahtesian/2012/06/an-incumbent-caught-sleeping-127387.html ''Politico'' "An incumbent caught sleeping?" June 26, 2012]</ref>
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Oklahoma's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 26, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Jim Bridenstine Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
John Sullivan (OK) Republican Party
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Oklahoma U.S. House Elections
District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5

2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st congressional district of Oklahoma will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 13, 2012
June 26, 2012
November 6, 2012

Primary: Oklahoma has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.

Voter registration: Voters had to register to vote in the primary June. For the August 28 runoff, the voter registration deadline is August 3. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 12.[1]

See also: Oklahoma elections, 2012

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is John Sullivan, who has served since 2003.

The 1st district is located in the northeast corner of Oklahoma and borders the state of Kansas.

Sullivan was defeated by challenger Jim Bridenstine in the GOP primary.[2] The day of the primary, Sullivan said he had made a mistake by ignoring the primary challenge for too long. "I never had a race like this in all my life," he said.[3]

This is the 3rd congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.

Candidates

Note: Election results were added on election night as races were called. Vote totals will be added when official election results are certified. For more information about Ballotpedia's election coverage plan, click here. If you find any errors in this list, please email: Geoff Pallay.

General election candidates

Democratic Party John Olson
Republican Party Jim BridenstineGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Craig Allen


June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Independent Candidate

Impact of Redistricting

See also Redistricting in Oklahoma

District History

2010

On November 2, 2010, John Sullivan (R) won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Angelia O'Dell (I). [8]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Sullivan Incumbent 76.8% 151,173
     Independent Angelia O'Dell 23.2% 45,656
Total Votes 196,829

See also

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