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Oklahoma's 3rd Congressional District

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The 3rd Congressional District of Oklahoma is a congressional district that is located in the western region of the state.

Oklahoma's 3rd Congressional District is located in the western and a northwestern portion of the state and includes the panhandle of Oklahoma. Osage, Pawnee, Creek, Lincoln, Payne, Logan, Kay, Noble, Grant, Garfield, Kingfisher, Canadian, Caddo, Kiowa, Jackson, Harmon, Greer, Beckham, Roger Mills, Ellis, Wooward, Major , Alfalfa, Woods, Harper, Beaver, Texas and Cimarron counties are included in the district.[1]

It was the largest district in the state, and one of the largest in the country. It included 32 counties and borderd the states of New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, and Texas.

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Frank Lucas (R).



See also: Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of Oklahoma held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Frank D. Lucas won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Timothy Ray Murray 20% 53,472
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank D. Lucas Incumbent 75.3% 201,744
     Independent William M. Sanders 4.8% 12,787
Total Votes 268,003
Source: Oklahoma Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Lucas won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Frankie Robbins in the general election.[3]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma Congressional District Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank D. Lucas Incumbent 78% 161,927
     Democratic Frankie Robbins 22% 45,689
Total Votes 207,616



This is the 3rd congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Legislature, in April 2011, approved a new map of the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Governor Mary Fallin signed the new map into law on May 20, 2011.[4]

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