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RJ Harris

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RJ Harris
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Candidate for
Governor of Oklahoma
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oklahoma
J.D.University of Oklahoma College of Law
Military service
Service/branchArmy National Guard
Personal
BirthdayNovember 16, 1972
Place of birthRiverside, California
ProfessionSergeant, former Air Traffic Controller
Websites
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RJ Harris is a Democratic candidate for Governor of Oklahoma in the 2014 elections.[1]

Harris was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 4th Congressional District of Oklahoma.

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma gubernatorial election, 2014

Harris is running for election as Governor of Oklahoma. Harris is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary.[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014..

2012

See also: Oklahoma's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

Harris was defeated by incumbent Tom Cole in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Oklahoma's 4th District. He ran as an Independent. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]


"RJ Harris 2012"
U.S. House, Oklahoma District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Donna Marie Bebo 27.6% 71,846
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Cole Incumbent 67.9% 176,740
     Independent RJ Harris 4.5% 11,745
Total Votes 260,331
Source: Oklahoma Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Endorsements

  • Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson[5]

2012 Presidential Election

In August 2011, Harris launched his candidacy for the Libertarian nomination for President. He ended his presidential campaign in April 2012 and announced his congressional bid.[6]

2010

In 2010, Harris challenged incumbent Rep. Tom Cole for the Republican nomination, but lost in the primary election.

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Personal

RJ and his wife Jennifer live in Norman, OK with their five children: Mercedes, Georgia, Wyatt, Peyton and Braxton.

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