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{{okdis2congtoc}}{{tnr}}The '''[[Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district|2nd congressional district of Oklahoma]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012.
 
{{okdis2congtoc}}{{tnr}}The '''[[Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district|2nd congressional district of Oklahoma]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012.
  
Candidates wishing to run must file by the [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] of April 13, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 26, 2012.
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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 will be held on June 26, 2012.
  
 
The 2nd district is located throughout eastern [[Oklahoma]] and borders the states of [[Arkansas]], [[Kansas]], [[Missouri]], and [[Texas]]. Heading into the election the incumbent is [[Dan Boren]] (D), who has served since 2005. He has announced he will not seek re-election in 2012.<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/07/dan-boren-retiring_n_872516.html ''Huffington Post'' ''Dan Boren retiring: Oklahoma Congressman won't seek another term'' December 8, 2011]</ref>
 
The 2nd district is located throughout eastern [[Oklahoma]] and borders the states of [[Arkansas]], [[Kansas]], [[Missouri]], and [[Texas]]. Heading into the election the incumbent is [[Dan Boren]] (D), who has served since 2005. He has announced he will not seek re-election in 2012.<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/07/dan-boren-retiring_n_872516.html ''Huffington Post'' ''Dan Boren retiring: Oklahoma Congressman won't seek another term'' December 8, 2011]</ref>
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{{greydot}} <u>'''Independent Candidate'''</u>
 
{{greydot}} <u>'''Independent Candidate'''</u>
 
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==Impact of Redistricting==
 
==Impact of Redistricting==
 
::''See also [[Redistricting in Oklahoma]]''
 
::''See also [[Redistricting in Oklahoma]]''

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Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 26, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Markwayne Mullin Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Dan Boren Democratic Party
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2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd 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 filing deadline of April 13, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 26, 2012.

The 2nd district is located throughout eastern Oklahoma and borders the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas. Heading into the election the incumbent is Dan Boren (D), who has served since 2005. He has announced he will not seek re-election in 2012.[1]

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

Candidates

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, Boren won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Charles Thompson in the general election.[11]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma Congressional District Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDan Boren Incumbent 56.5% 108,203
     Republican Charles Thompson 43.5% 83,226
Total Votes 191,429

See also

External links

References