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{{bluedot}} <u>'''Democratic Primary'''</u>
:* [[Earl Everett]]<ref name="candlist">[ ''Oklahoma Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List"]</ref>
:* [[Wayne Herriman]]: Businessman <ref>[ ''Muskogee Phoenix'' "Herriman to run for Congress" Accessed January 24, 2012]</ref>
:* [[Rob Wallace]]: Former district attorney and assistant U.S. Attorney<ref>[ ''Politico'' ''Dem prosecutor announces for Boren seat'' December 8, 2011'']</ref>
{{reddot}} <u>'''Republican Primary'''</u>
:* [[George Faught]]: Current [[Oklahoma House of Representatives|Oklahoma state representative]]<ref>[ '''' ''Republican state lawmaker George Faught to run for Boren's 2nd District seat'' December 8, 2011]</ref>
:* [[Markwayne Mullin]]: business owner<ref>[ '''' ''Markwayne Mullin announces candidacy for 2nd congressional seat'' December 8, 2011]</ref>
:* [[Wayne Pettigrew]]: former state representative<ref>[ McAlester News-Capital'' ''Wayne Pettigrew jumps into congressional race'' December 8, 2011]</ref>
:* [[Dustin Rowe]]: attorney and a former Tishomingo mayor<ref>[ ''McAlester News-Capital'' ''Candidates continue race for U.S. Congress'' December 8, 2011]</ref>
:* [[Dwayne Thompson]]: pastor<ref>[ '''' ''Pastor to run for Congress'' December 8, 2011]</ref>
:*[[Dakota Wood]]: Retired Marine Corps Lt. Col.<ref>[ ''Tulsa World'' ''Two more in the GOP field mulling bid for Congress'' December 8, 2011]</ref>
{{greydot}} <u>'''Independent Candidate'''</u>
:* [[Michael Fulks]]<ref name="candlist"/>
==Impact of Redistricting==
==Impact of Redistricting==

Revision as of 18:47, 24 May 2012



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
Dan Boren.jpeg

Oklahoma U.S. House Elections
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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.


General election candidates

Democratic Party Rob Wallace
Republican Party Markwayne MullinGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Michael Fulks

August 28, 2012 run-off election candidates[2]

Democratic Party Wayne Herriman18,926
Democratic Party Rob Wallace[3] 25,105 Approveda
Republican Party George Faught 9,167
Republican Party Markwayne Mullin[4] 12,059 Approveda

June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Note: A runoff primary election to decide the Democratic nominee took place on August 28, 2012.[9]

Republican Party Republican Primary

Note: A runoff primary election to decide the Republican nominee took place on August 28, 2012.[16]

Independent Independent Candidate

Impact of Redistricting

See also Redistricting in Oklahoma

District History


On November 2, 2010, Boren won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Charles Thompson in the general election.[17]

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