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Revision as of 11:49, 19 December 2011

The 5th 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 filing deadline of April 13, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 26, 2012.

The 5th district is located in the center of Oklahoma and includes parts of Oklahoma City. Heading into the election the incumbent is James Lankford (R), who has served since 2011.

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

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

  • Tom Guild: former political science professor at the University of Central Oklahoma[1]

Republican Party Republican Primary

Impact of Redistricting

See also Redistricting in Oklahoma

District History

2010

On November 2, 2010, Lankford won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Billy Coyle, Clark Duffe, and Dave White in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma Congressional District 5 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Lankford 62.5% 123,236
     Democratic Billy Coyle 34.5% 68,074
     Independent Clark Duffe 1.6% 3,067
     Independent Dave White 1.4% 2,728
Total Votes 197,105

See also

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